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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to learn more about how to lower your risk of the most common cancer in women. While some breast cancer has a genetic link, the good news is 20 years of research finds maintaining a healthy weight, making wise food...

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Q&A about Exercise and Heart Health with Cardiologist...

Dr. Debra Judelson is a cardiologist and a scientific advisor to the Calorie Control Council. We caught up with the doctor to discuss the importance of physical activity for heart health.     I hear more and more people talking about exercise being important but I’m afraid I’m ‎not healthy...

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Childhood Obesity: What Should Clinicians Do To Address...

The American Academy of Pediatrics and The Obesity Society have published the policy statement “Stigma Experienced by Children and Adolescents with Obesity” and commentary which provides perspective on “Addressing Weight Stigma and Opening Doors for a Patient-Centered Approach to Childhood Obesity”. With obesity being the chronic condition that American children...

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Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle

According to Sonja Connor, registered dietitian nutritionist and president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “Achieving optimal health is not about a specific food or time or year, but rather a life-long commitment that leaves plenty of time for the foods and activities we love.” To get started on...

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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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Busy Families Can Be Healthy Ones

You are not alone. We all have those days and weeks when 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. Especially now that our schedules have been irregular for...

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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.