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“Spring into Shape” Before Summer

The winter holidays have passed, the weather is warming up and outdoor activity has become convenient and enjoyable once again. Spring is officially in the air – which means the summer swimsuit season is just around the corner. To prepare for the return to a slimmer wardrobe, consider adopting healthy...

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Hidden Calories – Spotting Them So You Can...

After filling their dinner plates with too much food, people are often quick to confess that their eyes were bigger than their stomaches. However, problems lie not only in our perception of portion sizes, but also in what our eyes don’t always see – hidden calories in foods and beverages. These...

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Heart Healthy Desserts

Most of us know what we’re supposed to do to live a healthy lifestyle. Recommendations include eating well, being physically active, reducing stress and getting enough sleep. But, we all know that is easier said than done. While cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for both men and...

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Take Control of Late Night Snacking

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- That time of night is finally here, when you can sit and just relax after a hectic day. Then it hits you, that craving for a snack. You have done fantastic eating healthfully all day, and then it feels as if it just falls...

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What Does it Mean to Eat Nutrient Dense...

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Nutrient dense. Before I became a dietitian I always found this to be a confusing term. What are nutrient dense foods? Why are these important in a healthy diet? Simply put, what determines the nutrient density of food is the amount of nutrients you...

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Breakfast: Fast, Fun and Filling

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD -- You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While I wouldn’t say it’s the MOST important, it is certainly a meal you shouldn’t skip. Breakfast Benefits Breakfast not only fuels the body after a long overnight fast but...

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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.