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How This Dietitian Took Control of Her Sweet...

By: Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD When you’re a dietitian, the assumption is that eating healthy comes effortlessly to you. Believe me, that is not necessarily the case.  As a kid (and like many adults to this day), I turned up my nose at vegetables, preferred pizza to a healthy,...

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, CHWC, FAND Yikes! The holidays are here! According to a new study, Americans typically gain a small amount of weight around Thanksgiving and then a bit more around Christmas.[i] The researchers estimate that it takes about 5 months to lose those holiday pounds. Rather than...

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Healthy Eating Tips for the Holiday Travel Season

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN Consultant to the Calorie Control Council One of the best things about the holidays is the chance to spend time with the people we don’t get to see as often as we’d like throughout the year. But getting together with far-flung family and friends means...

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How to Make Recipes Your Own: Pumpkin Edition

By: Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD Some people cannot wait until the calendar turns from August to September, just so they can enjoy a variety of seasonal pumpkin food and drink offerings for the rest of the year!  Some folks don’t enjoy pumpkin-spice everything, but I, for one, am totally...

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN -- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council -- If you’ve been gaining weight and not getting enough sleep lately, some new research suggests the problems are very likely connected. A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that people who didn't get...

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Fall in Love with Fall Fruits and Vegetables

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN — Consultant to the Calorie Control Council — Even if the weather doesn’t vary much where you live, you can use the seasonal changes on the calendar to reboot your diet for better health. All it takes is expanding the colors on your plate to...

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