Enjoy Your Vacation Without Bringing Home a Spare...

Working my way through the brunch buffet line, I found myself taking a heaping spoonful of every dish in front of me. I  topped off my already maxed-out plate with a doughnut hole dusted with cinnamon and sugar. (OK, two doughnut holes. Hey, they were small!!) After polishing off my...

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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 enough. Is...

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Sticking to Low-Cal throughout Your Day

Whether you are at home or at work, lunch is often a meal that has to be squeezed in around other to-dos for the day. A few easy habits can help prevent over-eating and a few more tips for your meals will help you get the most out of your...

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Start Your Day off Right with a Low-Cal...

With summer here, so comes a renewed interest in how we will fit all of the outdoor activities into our schedules. Being social may mean you feel you have less ability to make calorie conscious decisions about what you and your family eats each day. There will be meals and...

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Gardening – Is it the Key to Health?

 By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- What if I told you that you could simply plant a garden each year and it could contribute to lower blood pressure or better health?  According to the Mayo Clinic, the research on how to lower blood pressure is quite strong, – things like...

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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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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.