Back to School: Packing a Healthy Lunch

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDNConsultant to the Calorie Control Council If you’ve stepped into an air-conditioned store to get out of the August heat, then you know retailers are all stocked up to help us get our children ready to go back to school. Everything from highlighters to hand sanitizer...

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Fall Sports and Hydration for Young Athletes

Warm humid weather and intense high school sports practices, sometimes twice a day, lead to a lot of sweating and risk of heat exhaustion or more serious heat stroke.  While hydration may not be at the top of the list for a successful athletic performance, it should be.  According to...

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Fine-Tune Your Back-to-School Routine

Heading back to school can be an exciting but stressful time. Good bye to the slow pace of summer and hello to early mornings, rushing out the door. It can be easy to get overwhelmed by a hectic schedule and start ditching healthy behaviors. Planning ahead and creating a healthy...

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Do “S’MORE” with Dinner

Do you feel like summertime is slipping through your fingers like sand on the beach? My favorite season of the year, summer seems like Mother Nature’s reminder to slow down, savor and celebrate life. In fact, it’s the perfect time to slow down, savor and celebrate family, friends and food....

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Do Fibers Count as Calories and Carbohydrates?

We all know the importance of balancing the number of calories we eat with the number of calories we burn to help achieve and maintain a healthy weight. The number of devices that estimate how many calories you burn and the apps that help you estimate how many calories you...

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Summer Road Trips: 3 Ways to Healthful Eating

Time to hit the road! I love a summer road trip, but with it comes lots of extra work. So much to plan and do: where to go, what to pack, what to do. Plus, I have to consider who will watch my dogs and water my garden. Can I...

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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.