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Eat Together, Eat Better

 By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month. If you’re not already onboard with family meals, make a commitment to start small. Add one more family meal to your weekly schedule for a host of benefits. Yes, it’s true! When families eat together,...

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Add Flavor with Pumpkin

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- The weather is cooling, the leaves are changing, and pumpkins are sitting on doorsteps…you know what that means – it’s Halloween season. A favorite holiday for many children, and adults, alike, Halloween is a food-centered holiday that is rated number one in candy sales in...

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Better Breakfast Day

Do you eat breakfast?  A survey by the National Health and Examination Survey reported that one in five of us skip breakfast.  This September 26th is Better Breakfast Day, and it was created to remind us why it’s so important to start your day off with a nutritious breakfast!  ...

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Back-to-School Season

Back-to-school time is in full swing! For busy parents, that means even more hectic schedules.  Between managing work, after-school activities, and weekend sports, who has time for planning healthy meals for your family?  It can be very challenging to provide balanced nutritious meals and maintain your waistline.  Weight management can...

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Hydrate on Hotter Days

It’s my favorite season- summer.  With that brings lots of childhood memories of drinking lemonade and eating frozen ices and ice cream while sitting on the curb with friends.  Oh how times have changed. Our parents had no idea that some of these products contained an excessive amount of sugar....

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Fall Sports and Hydration for Young Athletes

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- 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...

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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.