Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
Nov 24 2011
Bring the “Thanks” Back to Thanksgiving
November is the one month designated to giving thanks. We gather around the table during the eleventh month of the year with close relatives surrounded by great food and family traditions. But the real reason behind the season is not to eat unt...
Nov 21 2011
Spice Up Your Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are a dinner favorite at my house and you don’t have to twist my arm too hard for me to make them! Potatoes often get a reputation for being a “bad food” but potatoes are actually a really nutrient rich food! It’s a surp...
Nov 18 2011
Try to Guess: Myth or Fact
Just about every day some new nutrition advice is in the media or magazines, or your friends tell you they’ve heard something from the guy at the gym. Confused about who to believe? Here are five things you may or may not have heard of, but I’...
Nov 16 2011
Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Cranberries
Tis the season for giving thanks and family feasts! I love Thanksgiving and look forward to the great food that the month of November has to offer . . . turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, and don’t forget the cranberries! This is one of my f...
Nov 14 2011
At the end of a long work day, do you ever struggle to come up with ideas for dinner? Believe me, I have been there numerous times, especially if it is one of those days where nothing sounds good. Well, have I got a solution for you! A Fun F...
Nov 11 2011
Do digestive disturbances rule your life? Nothing is worse than a stomach issue that leaves you feeling bloated, uncomfortable, constipated, or gassy. Approximately 60-70 million Americans experience these problems every day. While many believe...
Nov 07 2011
Fuel Up to Play 60
Childhood obesity is skyrocketing today with statistics showing that nearly one in three American children/teens is being classified in the overweight and obese categories. It is now the number one health concern parent’s face today topping dru...
Nov 04 2011
Shape Your Baby’s Diet
Is your child a picky eater? Does he or she dislike or spit out their vegetables when you try to feed them? Would you believe me if I told you that this could be due to what you ate during your pregnancy? Recent studies have shown that in o...
Oct 31 2011
Hiding Veggies–Good or Bad?
Your kids don’t gobble up the veggies? We’ve all been there. Young children are just beginning to develop their senses, and vegetables have natural bitter components to them that don’t naturally taste good. Kids are very smart and very obse...
Oct 28 2011
Is It Possible to Have a Healthy Halloween?
Halloween is approaching fast, and, if your kids are like mine, they love candy and would eat it as their meal if they could! Here are six tips for a healthier Halloween to prevent your children from filling up on non-nutritious foods all da...