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Diet Diva
Diet Diva

Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus. 

  • Jun 13 2012

    Superfood of the Week: Zucchini

    Zucchini, a powerful antioxidant, is now in season! What a great time to start incorporating it into your diet. It made the list as our superfood of the week! This superfood is a good source of many vitamins and minerals including: ...

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  • Jun 08 2012

    The 411 on Pregnancy Weight Gain

    When you first find out you’re pregnant, you want to do everything you can to make sure you have a healthy baby and a smooth pregnancy. Keeping your weight under control before and during pregnancy is an important way to ensure the health of yo...

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  • Apr 27 2012

    The Art of Keeping Lost Weight off for Good!

    One of the biggest struggles people face in terms of dieting and fitness is how to maintain weight after losing it. Whether you have lost 100 lbs or 10 lbs, you want to make sure you keep that weight from creeping back up. Below are some helpfu...

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  • Apr 24 2012

    5 Foods you Should be Eating

    Opinions seem to change on foods everyday. One day a food is good for you, one day it is bad for you. In recent research, some of the foods once thought to be bad for you and that many people avoided, may actually help you lose weight! Eggs:...

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  • Jan 30 2012

    Live Fruitfully in 2012

    It’s a well known fact that people should aim to get at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day, however few of us do. Fruit is one of my favorite things to snack on or to accompany my meals as it provides numerous health benefits inc...

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  • Jan 13 2012

    Super Nutrient of the Week: Why We Need Iron

    For many of the populations that I work with (pregnant women and athletes), iron is an extremely important mineral that needs to be a part of their diets daily. Iron is required for a number of vital functions, including GrowthReproductionW...

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  • Nov 18 2011

    Stay Slim in the Holiday Season

    It's that time of year again: Food is tempting you as holiday parties fill your calendar, but you’re concerned about fitting into your little red dress!How about focusing on how to eatbetweenthose parties to keep you on track this holiday seas...

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  • Nov 14 2011

    Foodily App

    At the end of a long work day, do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for dinner? Believe me, I have been there numerous times, especially if it is one of those days where nothing sounds good. Well, have I got a solution for you! A Fun F...

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  • Nov 11 2011

    Digestive Disturbances

    Do digestive disturbances rule your life? Nothing is worse than a stomach issue that leaves you feeling bloated, uncomfortable, constipated, or gassy. Approximately 60-70 million Americans experience these problems every day. While many believe...

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  • Nov 07 2011

    Fuel Up to Play 60

    Childhood obesity is skyrocketing today with statistics showing that nearly one in three American children/teens is being classified in the overweight and obese categories. It is now the number one health concern parent’s face today topping dru...

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About the Author


Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.