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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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Sweet Weight Loss

  How nice to know that you can manage your weight and still enjoy a sweet taste. Researchers found that dieters who drank diet sodas lost more weight than dieters told to drink only water.[i] In separate research, scientists found that individuals successful at both weight loss and weight loss...

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Sweet Frozen Treats

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN-- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Those of us who live where there are four seasons throughout the year associate certain foods with certain seasons. A perfect example is eating frozen desserts, like ice cream, in the hot days of summer. But even if...

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7 Tips for Balanced Summertime Picnics & BBQs

By Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN  — in the northeast it’s been raining…a lot. We’re hoping for more outdoor picnic weather soon, but in the meantime I can make sure the picnics you’re planning are a success with these important tips. When planning picnics, you want to serve food that’s delicious,...

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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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A “Fresh” Perspective on Fruits and Vegetables

By: Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE -- Despite all the nutrition controversy in the media touting different diets and food folklore, I am pretty confident we can all agree on one thing: most people need to eat more fruits and vegetables. In fact, according to the CDC, only 1 in 10...

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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.