Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Jul 06 2012
Where is Your Money Spent at the Grocery Store?
Whenever I take clients on grocery store tours, I always talk to them about the following things: Fill the majority of your cart with plant-based foods--fruits, veggies, whole grains, beansNever go to the grocery store hungry to prevent impu...
Jul 04 2012
The Link to Maternal Vitamin D and Childhood Obesity
Childhood obesity is on the rise and a lot of attention has been directed towards excessive intake during pregnancy. However, new research shows that inadequate nutritional intake may be to blame for excessive body fat during childhood. A rece...
Jul 02 2012
Product Review: CocoaVia™
No food on Earth can match the unique blend of flavanols that is found in cocoa, coining the term “nature’s most surprising superfruit.” That’s right: Cocoa is a FRUIT! Who knew? Cocoa flavanols are good-for-you phytonutrients that are naturall...
Jun 29 2012
Be Adventurous on the Grill – Unusual Grilling Ideas!
Summer’s here! Why not spend some more time outside on the grill? Everything tastes better on the grill! Grilling meats reduces the fat content because it allows the fat to drip off the grill. The grill isn’t just for hot dogs, hamburgers, an...
Jun 27 2012
New Product Alert: Special K Granola Bars
People are busy. I get that. I am busy as a working mom with two young boys and nutrition isn’t always the top priority…even for me (shhh, don’t tell anyone!)! Today, when people are rushed in between meetings or just swamped with work in the a...
Jun 25 2012
Juicing vs. Blending: What’s Better?
Are you confused on whether it’s better to juice or blend? The truth is they are both fantastic options to go with on our quest to “Live more fruitfully.” Whether you like to juice your fruits and vegetables or blend them, both are easy ways to...
Jun 22 2012
Simple Summer Eating
The best part of the year and my favorite time of the year is finally here! That’s right …it’s summer time. Warmer temperatures mean more days spent outdoors, more pool days with the kids, backyard BBQ’s, vacations, and many other social events...
Jun 20 2012
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Red Peppers
Are you ready to liven up your summer with something sweet and vibrant? Red pepper is the perfect superfood to incorporate into your diet this summer! This crunchy and slightly sweet food has a vibrant color that will liven up any summer meal....
Jun 18 2012
Bananas Beneficial During Exercise
I am a huge believer in the fact that every athlete should have a banana a day and I preach this constantly to all of the athletes I work with. Bananas provide numerous health benefits and have been a long favorite source of energy for enduranc...
Jun 15 2012
“Man Food” Makeover
Father’s Day is right around the corner. Why not make some healthy “man foods” for your man, or yourself! Typical man foods (wings, pizza, burgers, Sloppy Joes, onion rings, French fries) are normally full of saturated fat, sodium, empty calori...