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Summer Harvest with Fiber

By: Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT -- As a Registered Dietitian, even I struggle with getting the recommended amount of fiber. Did you know that men should aim for 38 grams/day and women should aim for at least 25 grams/day? However, the average intake is around 15 grams/day. Whole...

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How to Stay Cool at the Pool

The heat can, at times, be unbearable during the summer months. Most individuals find ways of cooling off by spending time in sprinklers or at the pool. But sometimes, a day at the pool can have an unintended consequence: dehydration. If it’s hot enough, lounging poolside means you are sweating...

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Plan Your Best Summer Ever

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- How do you live your best summer ever?  Is it in the summer bucket lists filled with fun activities or the fun vacations you have planned?  Or is it in the simple moments where you are just enjoying a walk in the sunshine?  Is...

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Summer Coffee Cooler

Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups strong brewed French roast coffee 4 tablespoons Equal Spoonful 1 teaspoon ground cardamon 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk Ice cubes Directions Combine all ingredients except milk. Cool to room temperature. Stir in milk and refrigerate until...

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3 Must-Do’s for a Summer Picnic Filled with...

While summer is made for family reunions, 4th of July celebrations, camping and cooking outside; it’s not a time we think of getting ill or putting on a few extra pounds.  Yet, either of these can happen easily if we aren’t smart about our choices.  With summer gatherings filled with...

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How to Stay Active This Summer

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Do you find your activity level changes with the seasons? Exercise is an important part of weight management and overall health and it’s imperative to maintain an exercise routine year round. Summer heat can be particularly challenging for outdoor exercise. And while you can...

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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.