Put the Fresh into Refreshment

Spring break is upon us, which means the sun is shining, the weather is warmer and the days are getting longer. The warmer weather also means many of us will swap out our warm beverages for cool, refreshing ones. It’s also time to start getting ready for summer bathing suit...

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CPE – State of the Sweeteners Union

How Strong is the Evidence on Low and No-Calorie Sweeteners? This webinar will help RDNs address false and misleading information by reviewing the most current established scientific knowledge on the safety and metabolism of low and no-calorie sweeteners. (CPE Provided by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) Decades of scientific study has...

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Heart Healthy Desserts

Most of us know what we’re supposed to do to live a healthy lifestyle. Recommendations include eating well, being physically active, reducing stress and getting enough sleep. But, we all know that is easier said than done. While cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and...

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Not-So-Naughty Eggnog

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 4 pasteurized eggs 4 teaspoons Sweet’N Low® zero calorie sweetener 1 teaspoon vanilla 5 cups cold skim milk Pinch ground nutmeg Directions Place eggs, Sweet’N Low® and vanilla in blender container. Cover; blend on medium or high speed 10 seconds or until foamy. Add milk. Cover;...

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How This Dietitian Took Control of Her Sweet...

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, home-cooked dinner and ate sugar like...

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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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