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Diet Diva
Diet Diva

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

  • Apr 30 2012

    Best Foods for Inflammation and Healing after Injury

    Are you an athlete who has been sidelined in the past for a minor sports injury? Whether you are a weekend warrior or a more serious athlete, you can help to avoid being sidelined for too long but incorporating a few important nutrients into 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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  • Apr 12 2012

    Loving on Some Soy

    What do you think of when you think of soy? Tofu? Soy milk? Edamame? Are you turning up your nose in disgust or reading on with excitement because you love soy? You don’t have to be a vegetarian to eat soy. In Asian countries tofu is often ser...

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  • Mar 23 2012

    New Product Alert! – KIND Healthy Grains

    You have undoubtedly noticed the recent increase in the number of gluten free products available in super markets nowadays. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, one in 133 people in the United States has Celiac Disease for which the trea...

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  • Mar 19 2012

    Healthy Fats are In – Fat Free is Out!

    Despite years of the anti-fat sentiment, it’s becoming clear that more and more research suggests that the right kinds of fats can make you healthier! More food and beverage companies have even caught on to this trend by emphasizing the good fa...

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  • Mar 16 2012

    Is Exercise Making You Fat?

    We're already months in to the New Year. Did you vow that this would be the year that you’re going to lose weight? Have you signed up for a road race, whether it be a 5K, 10K, half marathon, or full marathon, because you know that more exercise ...

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  • Mar 14 2012

    Super Nutrient of the Week: Omega 3’s

    You probably know at least one person in your life who is taking fish oil, also known as omega 3 fatty acids, but maybe don’t understand why they take it or maybe even the need for it. I will clear up the mystery and highlight the numerous nutr...

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  • Mar 09 2012

    Beef Lovers Rejoice!

    Listen up all you beef lovers. Have I got some news for you that is going to make your heart jump for joy! A recent study published in the December issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition called the BOLD study or “Beef in an Optima...

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  • Mar 07 2012

    Super Food of the Week: Health Benefits of Mangos

    Mangos are one of nature’s most powerful fruits. Its popularity stems from its unique taste, appealing fragrance, and rich colors. Mangos are an easy snack to pack when you are on the go and are one of my favorite fruits to throw in my purse. M...

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About the Author


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