Memorial Day Recipe Round-up

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for Americans, but is also unofficially marks the beginning of summer. The day is usually filled with parades, picnics, swimming and outdoor fun, and fireworks. Food is a large part of this holiday, as is the case with most American holidays. Our tables...

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Low-Calorie Methods to Stay Hydrated this Summer

In the summer, many of us are spending more time outside, whether it’s going for a walk or run around our neighborhood, hiking the trails near our houses, heading to the beach and lake, or just hanging out in the park. Many of us will be on the go and...

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Gardening – Is it the Key to Health?

What if I told you that you could simply plant a garden each year and it could contribute to lower blood pressure or better health?  According to the Mayo Clinic, the research on how to lower blood pressure is quite strong, – things like be at a healthy weight, eat...

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Six Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer...

July is a fantastic time of year for combing two of my favorite activities – enjoying the outdoors and… EATING! It should come as no surprise that in the United States, July is National Hot Dog Month, National Blueberry Month, National Grilling Month and, of course, National Ice Cream Month. When...

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Find Inspiration to Eat Healthier This Summer

June is upon us and for those of you contemplating a healthier diet or even just looking to get re-inspired, there couldn’t be a better time to get started. Why is this such a great time to get started you ask? The summer months are when the Farmers Markets come...

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Fire Up the Grill! 8 Tips for a...

Summer is here, and that means it’s time for lots of outdoor activities including barbecues, which are delicious, but not always the healthiest meals. Typical BBQ fare consists of burgers, hot dogs, chips, and mayo-drenched potato salad and cole slaw. Unfortunately, indulging in this array of food all summer long...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.