Busy Families Can Be Healthy Ones

You are not alone. We all have had those days and weeks where we have great intentions to get everything checked off our to-do lists and have a family dinner at the kitchen table, but those intentions seemed to get waylaid often. We end up eating in the car between...

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Better than Willpower

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- I am not a fan of willpower. It isn’t because I don’t have any. It’s because willpower is unreliable. It’s there during one chocolate craving, but gone the next. Willpower might keep you from digging into the chip bag several afternoons in a...

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Fine-Tune Your Back-to-School Routine

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- 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....

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 1

Who wouldn’t want to get more done in less time? Like most of my clients, I lead a busy life. I bet you do too. Some overworked and busy people don’t prioritize healthful meals because they think they don’t have time. Fortunately, you don’t need tons of time to make...

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 2

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- In Part 1, I shared tips to stock up on healthy convenience foods and to get a head start on food preparation. In this post, I give you the lowdown on some time-saving tools and gadgets. Digital Food Scale This tool saves...

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Take Fiber to Heart

Most of us have heard we need to add more fiber in our diet. But did you know fiber can help build healthier hearts? Three of fiber’s properties are at the core of heart health: solubility, viscosity and fermentability. Solubility The ability of fiber molecules to dissolve in water is...

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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.