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Diet Diva
Diet Diva

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

  • Feb 17 2012

    Fuel Your Body with Carbohydrates

    With all the athletes that I work with, I preach about the importance of fueling your body correctly before, during, and after workouts. With all the fad diets out there, many of them try to eliminate the most important source of energy we need...

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  • Jun 22 2011

    Superfood of the Week: Health Benefits of Potatoes

    When you hear potato, what comes to mind? Starchy, white? Fattening and avoid at all cost? While starchy and white may be true, the latter is absolutely false! Over the years, the potato has gotten a bad rap thanks to the many diet fads and “no...

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  • May 23 2011

    Sandwich Makeover

    Remember Joey from Friends? I can’t think of sandwiches without thinking of Joey! Mmmmm…..sandwiches! One of the staples of the American diet: the sandwich. It’s perfect for a quick, easy meal, and with so many varieties you’ll never get bo...

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  • Mar 02 2010

    Do Carbs Make You Fat?

    It is National Nutrition Month--time for Registered Dietitians everywhere to bask in our glory of sharing nutritional wisdom with the world for 30 days (because we are really just sitting around eating bon bons the other 335 days of the year).In t...

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MS, RD, CSSD, LD/N

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

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