The Spring Break Souvenir Nobody Wants

When college students return to campus after their winter break most of them can’t tell you exactly when they’ll be taking their final exams, but they all know the dates for spring break. Reservations are booked long before anyone cracks open a book at the start of the semester. Escaping...

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Add Some Flavor to Your Weight Loss Plan

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Everyone knows that losing weight means making changes in the way we eat and our level of activity. Eating less + moving more = losing weight. But we also need to hydrate. Many times, calories from beverages seem to escape our attention. A glass...

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Leading Medical Journal Finds Low-Calorie Sweeteners Brought Weight...

Study also found no increase in appetite or energy intake ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 4, 2015) — After conducting a meta-analysis of more than 100 peer-reviewed and published studies to answer the question “Does low calorie sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight?”, researchers found that the answer to be “Yes”....

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Get Enough Sleep and Get Moving: Keys to...

By Carolyn O’Neil, MS RD, author of The Slim Down South Cookbook and nutrition advisor to Calorie Control Council Lose weight while you sleep! You may have heard health claims such as this connected to nutritional supplement or fad diet advertising. Well, it turns out that there may be some...

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What To Do When Your Child is Overweight

“He really doesn’t eat that much — he just eats the wrong things,” Jane anxiously assured me during a nutrition counseling session with her overweight 8-year-old. I felt for both of them.  Treating obesity is a tricky business, particularly when the patient is a child.  But, there are some strategies...

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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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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.