Put the Fresh into Refreshment

Summer 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 season...

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Welcome Warmer Weather with a Garden

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love food. My love of eating and trying new foods, especially health-boosting plants, eventually led me to a love for cooking. These days, I love to have fun in the kitchen and create new...

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Meeting your Recommended Physical Activity Guidelines

Physical activity is an integral part of our daily lives.  It helps in the prevention of chronic disease, can assist in strengthening our bones and heart, and even has mental health benefits. Unfortunately, most people do not meet the recommended physical activity guidelines.  According to the health.gov web site, for...

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Dietary Fiber: Essential for Good Health

By Keri Peterson, MD — Dietary fiber is an essential part of our diet and plays an important role for our health. What is fiber? Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in plant foods and grains that our body cannot digest, so it passes through our intestines rather than...

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What’s Your Why Part Two: The Top Reasons...

Your favorite jeans are suddenly too tight and your belt size just went up a notch. You step on the scale and see the number is slowly creeping upward. What gives? A survey of more than 2,000 American adults asked just that - Why do you think you have ever...

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What’s Your Why? The Top Reasons Why Americans...

While following a healthy diet and exercise plan will certainly help you lose weight, what drives people to lose the weight is what will help them to keep it off. A Calorie Control Council survey of more than 1,500 U.S. adults ages 18 and over who want to lose weight,...

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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.