Get advice on healthy eating, nutrition, and weight loss from expert dietitian Tara Gidus.
May 11 2012
New Product Review: Kashi Steam Meals
Let’s face it, sometimes it is difficult to get to the kitchen to cook. Whether we are running errands, taking kids here and there, or just had a long day at work and the last thing we want to do is cook a meal for the family. Home cooked meal...
May 09 2012
Reading Labels: Beef
For the longest time, Americans have held steak and beef in the highest of standards. In the old days beef was symbolic of wealth and prestige and today many people still order it to celebrate a special occasion. This year the USDA began requir...
May 07 2012
Super Food of the Week: Strawberries
There’s nothing that says “hello summer” quite like eating a juicy, sun ripened strawberry. Strawberries serve a greater purpose than just fulfilling a sweet tooth as they are packed with health benefits, making it a nutritious fruit choice for...
May 04 2012
Super Food of the Week: Olives
We have seen a growing trend this year with a shift from “fat free” foods to healthy fats. While more attention is often given to olive oil than its whole counterpart, olives are actually one of the world’s healthiest and most widely consumed ...
May 02 2012
Six People Who Can Often Sabotage Diets
When you are trying to lose weight, often your friends and loved ones become your biggest obstacle, contributing to halting your best efforts in your weight loss program. Since those closest to us have the greatest influence on our eating habit...
Apr 30 2012
Best Foods for Inflammation and Healing after Injury
Are you an athlete who has been sidelined in the past for a minor sports injury? Whether you are a weekend warrior or a more serious athlete, you can help to avoid being sidelined for too long but incorporating a few important nutrients into yo...
Apr 27 2012
The Art of Keeping Lost Weight off for Good!
One of the biggest struggles people face in terms of dieting and fitness is how to maintain weight after losing it. Whether you have lost 100 lbs or 10 lbs, you want to make sure you keep that weight from creeping back up. Below are some helpfu...
Apr 24 2012
5 Foods you Should be Eating
Opinions seem to change on foods everyday. One day a food is good for you, one day it is bad for you. In recent research, some of the foods once thought to be bad for you and that many people avoided, may actually help you lose weight! Eggs:...
Apr 16 2012
4 Tested Tricks for Getting Your Kids to Eat Their Veggies
Nutrition researchers all over the country are constantly publishing studies on the benefits of eating more vegetables. Thanks to this research, we know that a diet that includes at least 3 servings of vegetables may reduce our risk for heart d...
Apr 16 2012
The Salty Truth
Food without salt? Sounds gross right? When I work with clients who need to be on a low sodium diet due to medical reasons, I try to find ways to keep their salt intake in check with little tricks and tips instead of cutting salt out completely...