Create Healthier Eating Habits by Adding, Not Subtracting

As a registered dietitian nutritionist I am frustrated when I see headlines like, “5 Foods You Should Never Eat” or “Avoid These 10 Foods to Lose Weight.” I’ve never been a fan of categorizing foods as “good” or “bad”. One food won’t make or break your diet, cause you to...

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Preventing College Weight Gain

  By: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN -- Author of Fighting the Freshman Fifteen There are many controversies in the field of nutrition, but one thing everyone seems to agree with is that it’s easy to gain weight! All it takes is a subtle disruption in the energy balance of the body. That...

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Let’s Get Physical

Tips for Setting Fitness Goals Work, friends, family. How does anyone find time to exercise? You know you should, but getting motivated can be a problem. However, it's important to find some way to incorporate activity into your busy lifestyle. Researchers have found that moderate daily exercise may reduce your...

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Prevent Weight Gain Just By Cutting 100 Calories...

The number of calories you should consume in a day will vary for each individual. To calculate how many a person should ingest each every day depends on age, height, gender, daily activity, and whether that individual would like to gain, lose or maintain their weight. Try out this calculator...

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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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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.