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3 Healthy Habits that Aren’t Just for Weight...

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- It’s common for dieters to bump up their exercise, trim portions, eat more low-calorie foods and make other positive lifestyle changes. But should people who aren’t worrying with their weight make these changes? Here are three healthy living strategies worth doing whether...

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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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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Each month of the year has it’s own health observations to bring light to the wellness issues that impact our society.  With children going back to school, this September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Growing obesity rates affect not only adults, but children and adolescents, too. Currently one out...

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Sweet Weight Loss

  How nice to know that you can manage your weight and still enjoy a sweet taste. Researchers found that dieters who drank diet sodas lost more weight than dieters told to drink only water.[i] In separate research, scientists found that individuals successful at both weight loss and weight loss...

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What’s Your Why Part Two: The Top Reasons...

By: Keri Peterson, MD -- Your favorite jeans are suddenly too tight and your belt size just went up a notch. You step on the scale and see the number is slowly creeping upward. What gives? A survey of more than 2,000 American adults asked just that - Why do...

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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.