Six Ways to Make Your Resolutions Stick

By Beth Hubrich, MS, RD, LD -- By this time, many people have made their resolutions and declared their intentions for 2016.  If you are like a lot of people out there (myself included), this could mean exercising more and losing weight.  The problem with this is that our resolutions...

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Keep Up Your Fruits and Veggies This Winter

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is one of the most important steps to take in maintaining good health. However, it is not a surprise that this is where Americans tend to struggle the most in the quest for better health. As...

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Recent claims unfounded linking diet soda to health...

By: Keri Peterson, MD -- December 12, 2017 -- Numerous studies have proven and authorities have confirmed that low-calorie sweeteners are safe and do not contribute to health ailments.  While media reports have suggested possible links between diet soda consumption and stroke, dementia, weight gain and tooth decay, such claims...

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Enjoying the Holidays with Less Sugar

By Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN  — A bit of sugar in the diet is fine, but for those with diabetes, high triglycerides, or those who are working on weight maintenance – there are lots of ways to cut back on sugar and still enjoy your favorite treats. In addition...

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Sweet Potato Bisque

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 slices bacon, diced 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced carrots 1/2 cup diced celery 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 4 new potatoes, peeled and diced 6 cups...

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Pecan Pie

Makes 8 Servings Ingredients 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, firmly packed 3/4 cup light corn syrup 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1 (9 inch) unbaked pastry shell Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine eggs,...

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