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Diet Diva

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

  • Jun 13 2012

    Superfood of the Week: Zucchini

    Zucchini, a powerful antioxidant, is now in season! What a great time to start incorporating it into your diet. It made the list as our superfood of the week! This superfood is a good source of many vitamins and minerals including: ...

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  • Jun 11 2012

    A Small But Mighty After-School Snack!

    Want to provide your children with a nutritious after-school snack that prevents excessive calorie intake and increases satiety (feeling satisfied longer)? Small but mighty, raisins might be your snack of choice! A recent study found that chil...

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  • Jun 08 2012

    The 411 on Pregnancy Weight Gain

    When you first find out you’re pregnant, you want to do everything you can to make sure you have a healthy baby and a smooth pregnancy. Keeping your weight under control before and during pregnancy is an important way to ensure the health of yo...

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  • Jun 06 2012

    Superfood of the Week: Watermelon

    Summer is here! It’s time to indulge in watermelon, the unofficial fruit of the season! Not only is watermelon juicy, sweet, and delicious, but it's jam-packed full of nutrients. Watermelon is made up of about 91 percent water and will help...

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  • Jun 04 2012

    Best Toppings For Your Pizza!

    If you’re like I am, you enjoy a nice greasy slice of pizza (or two…or three…). Just like the next guy, but you may be wondering, “How can I possibly make this meal of oh-so-good cheese, sauce, and bread of any nutritional worth?” Take this lit...

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  • May 31 2012

    Super Spice of the Week: Turmeric

    You may have been keeping up with my blog and reading about the superfoods and super nutrients. Well, I’d like to introduce you to the very first…wait for it…. super spice! It’s turmeric. You may have heard of it. You may even know about its nu...

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  • May 29 2012

    It’s Summertime! Eat in Season

    A new way to try and beat the heat, maintain your weight and your budget, all the while helping to save the earth is by eating in season this summer. With the changing of seasons, try a change of outlook this summer by deciding to purchase frui...

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  • May 25 2012

    Fueling an Olympian

    Have you thought about what it takes to fuel an Olympian? London eagerly awaits the arrival of 10,500 athletes from over 204 different countries, but the athletes will not be the only ones there. This year, the U.S. Olympics Committee will be ...

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  • May 21 2012

    Can a Good Night’s Sleep Influence Eating Habits?

    Just as important as getting 8 glasses of water a day, so is getting 7-8 hours of sleep per night. Sleep is that important part of your day that you are resting, recovering, and preparing for the next day. So what happens when we don’t get enou...

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  • May 18 2012

    Book Review: Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy

    Do you think there is nothing healthy to eat when eating out? Think again! Dr. Jo’s Eat Out Healthy is a great tool to help anyone navigate healthfully through the world of dining out no matter what your taste or your nutrition knowledge bas...

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About the Author


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