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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Stop Beating Yourself Up: Speak Kindly to Lose...

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- If you have punished yourself or called yourself names for eating foods on your taboo list, changing your self-talk is the first step to healthier eating, weight loss and a more positive food experience. Is any of this familiar? Self-Talk: I can’t...

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Spring Clean Your Diet and Exercise Routine

Spring is finally here, which combines National Nutrition Month, National Frozen Foods Month and World Health Day. What does that mean for you? Well, it means you’ll not only be bombarded with healthy eating and exercise advice, but you’ll also see lots of deals and steals on frozen foods in...

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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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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.