Diet Diva
Diet Diva

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

  • Apr 08 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Blueberries

    Blueberries are one of the most popular AND nutritious fruits around. Blueberries are not only delicious but this small fruit packs an incredible amount of nutrition.Health Benefits of Blueberries Some of the health benefits of blueberries i...

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  • Mar 30 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Artichokes

    Spring is in the air, which not only means blooming flowers and warmer weather, but delicious and in-season foods that are good for your body and your health. Spring vegetables are fresh and delicious, and many add beneficial nutrients to your ...

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  • Mar 23 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Beans

    Want to know my secret way of adding large quantities of fiber and protein into my diet with one simple food? The answer: beans! Whenever I’m in need of a good dose of fiber, protein, nutrients, and flavor I look to this week’s superfood, and o...

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  • Mar 16 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Quinoa

    Looking for plant based protein? There are many non-meat foods out there that provide great sources of protein to fuel the body and give us needed strength. There is one food in particular that is a staple in my diet due to its nutritional ben...

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  • Mar 11 2011

    Superfood of the Week: The Health Benefits of Pomegranates

    Want a fruit that tastes great, is healthy and can be used as a beautiful garnish? Try this week’s superfood: pomegranates! Pomegranates are a deliciously healthy fruit that have been gaining popularity for their great taste and amazing health ...

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  • Mar 04 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Almonds

    When it comes to eating well, that means eating a variety of carbohydrates, proteins,andfats. The word fat scares off many people, but it’s an essential part of our diets. Fat keeps our bodies functioning properly, provides cushioning for our orga...

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  • Feb 22 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Kefir

    I am starting something new: Each week one of my blogs will be devoted to one particular “Superfood.” While no food is the healthiest thing on the planet nor will any one food cure cancer, there are definite advantages to eating certain foods. ...

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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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