Diet Diva
Diet Diva

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

  • Dec 23 2010

    Healthy Holiday Entertaining

    The LolaPTQGNTDJCYNV -The air is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and your jeans are getting tighter. How can you enjoy the holidays without gaining weight? Do some of your holiday favorites actually have some nutritional benefit?Hea...

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  • Dec 10 2010

    Smart Snacking: Lose Weight By Eating More Often

    Oftentimes the first thing that people do when trying to lose weight is cut meals and snacks out of their diet, but when you’re eating for health my philosophy encourages you to eat more throughout your day. Eating regular, portion controlled me...

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  • Feb 22 2010

    3 New Products to Try: Fiber One Bars, Godiva Coffee, and Yoplait Greek Yogurt

    I am always on the hunt for new foods on supermarket shelves and I have 3 new products I have tried and want to share with you!Fiber One 90 calorie barsI was a big fan of Fiber One bars when they first came out. They were one of my go-to bars for ...

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  • Feb 07 2010

    Food Should Taste Good

    How clever is this for a brand name? Food Should Taste Good. Yes, it should!I have recently been introduced to these chips and they are fantastic! They sent me some samples and I was impressed with not only the taste and texture, but the nutriti...

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  • Feb 03 2010

    Big Game Eats: Snack Ideas for Game Day

    Planning your Big Game buffet? Here are some ideas:Chips and dipChips and dip are a must. Everyone wants to crunch and dip at any party. Chips are not bad--many chips are made with just three ingredients (corn or potato, oil, and a little bit of s...

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  • Jan 21 2010

    Satisfying Snack Ideas

    I am always looking for foods that actually satisfy me and keep me full for a longer period of time. Sugar and white flour taste great but don't do much for lasting energy and satisfaction. They are used up as quickly as they enter my body. I h...

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  • Jan 14 2010

    Book Review: "Stop and Go Fast Food Nutrition Guide"

    I have written several times recently about how to eat better on the road and I just found another great resource. I was at a friend's house and saw this book sitting on their counter and picked it up. It is called the Stop and Go Fast Food Nutr...

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  • Jan 14 2010

    5 Healthy Snack Ideas: Are Popchips Really Healthy?

    Now that we are a few weeks into the New Year, I thought you may need a few new ideas for snacks. You are probably sick of your resolution to eat healthy and want some tasty alternatives to munch on. Here are a few of my favorite snacks that tid...

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About the Author


MS, RD, CSSD, LD/N

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

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