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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Harris Poll on behalf of Calorie Control Council...

(January 31, 2018) -- A Calorie Control Council survey shows that small, sensible changes such as drinking more water, exercising, eating smaller portions and decreasing calories are actions Americans have taken to manage weight.  The survey was conducted online by Harris Poll among over 2,000 U.S. adults ages 18+ on...

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Talking to Your Doctor about Your Weight

Making the most out of your appointment with your healthcare professional can be very helpful in making sure you know what you should be doing once you walk out of the office door. This is especially true for chronic problems like being overweight or obese and the other health conditions...

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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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Size Matters

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- Limiting portions is a solid strategy for controlling weight and managing diabetes. And that goes for both treat foods and everyday wholesome foods. I’ve watched too many people pile food on their plates without concern because the food was nutritious. But even...

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Study Finds Nearly One-Third of Adults Looking to...

Recent research by Drs. Drewnowski and Rehm of the University of Washington found that American adults that use low-calorie sweeteners reported intentions to lose or maintain weight during the previous year. The study “The use of low-calorie sweeteners is associated with self-reported prior intent to lose weight in a representative...

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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.