Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Jan 07 2010
I love January because everyone is so motivated to eat better and lose some weight. If you are looking for some ideas, check out the clip below from my Daily Buzz TV appearance on Wednesday morning:Healthy Choice: They are reinventing themselves...
Jan 06 2010
On The Road Again
Now that the holiday break has passed, many vacation traveler's are home and business travelers are out in full force again. I travel about every other month for business, but some people live on planes and hotel rooms. If you missed it, be sure...
Jan 05 2010
How Much Do You Burn?
The million dollar question that I often get asked: how many calories do I need to lose or gain weight? You would think that as a dietitian this is a logical and easy question for me to answer. However, it is not that simple. It is really a "g...
Jan 01 2010
New Year: Eat Better
January is always a very BUSY month for dietitians. The holiday gluttony is an unpleasant memory and we are feeling a bit soft around the middle. Time for New Year's Resolutions to lose weight and get in shape!Watch this clip with some tips on h...
Dec 31 2009
When someone asks me what I think is the biggest contributor to our weight problem as a society, I don't even have to hesitate before I answer: Portions! We are simply eating too much.People love to tell me what they don't eat."I cut out the ice...
Dec 28 2009
5 New Year's Tips
The two most common resolutions are to quit smoking and to lose weight. Unfortunately most people stop there. They say they want to lose weight but they don't make a specific plan to make it happen and by February the idea of weight loss is a di...
Dec 27 2009
As a dietitian sometimes I feel like I should (or people expect me to) eat "perfectly" all of the time. There really is no such thing as a perfect eater, and if there were I am far from it. I have too much of a sweet tooth for that. I think I a...
Dec 26 2009
Airport Food: Beware
I just read an article on USAToday.com that talked about the safety violations of many restaurants at airports. Since all restaurants in airports are inspected by their local health departments, there isn't one particular agency overseeing all of...
Dec 23 2009
Whole Foods, Healthy Foods?
I have been saying this for years: Just because you bought it at Whole Foods doesn't mean it is "healthy." The roots of Whole Foods is natural, organic, healthy food. But over the years they have gotten very upscale (hence the nickname Whole Fo...
Dec 18 2009
Sugar in Kid's Cereals
I believe I have stated in my blog before that my husband's favorite cereal is Lucky Charms and now my 2 year old asks for Lucky Charms for breakfast sometimes. Am I embarrassed as a dietitian that my 2 year old eats sugary cereals? I am not. W...