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Hit the Hay

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- The number of people who still consider sleep to be a luxury surprises me. I see even health conscious people sacrifice sleep to get more done or have more fun. But the reasons to get a good night’s sleep are as important...

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No Bake, No Oven Meal Ideas for the...

By: Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT -- Every year I look forward to the fun activities and flavors that summer weather brings. Whether it’s shopping at the local farmers market, attending an outdoor jazz festival, or catching a baseball game; the warmer temperatures provide a lot of opportunities to play...

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How This Dietitian Took Control of Her Sweet...

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- When you’re a dietitian, the assumption is that eating healthy comes effortlessly to you. Believe me, that is not necessarily the case.  As a kid (and like many adults to this day), I turned up my nose at vegetables, preferred pizza to a healthy,...

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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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Sweet Frozen Treats

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN-- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Those of us who live where there are four seasons throughout the year associate certain foods with certain seasons. A perfect example is eating frozen desserts, like ice cream, in the hot days of summer. But even if...

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Low-Calorie Methods to Stay Hydrated this Summer

In the summer, many of us are spending more time outside, whether it’s going for a walk or run around our neighborhood, hiking the trails near our houses, heading to the beach and lake, or just hanging out in the park. Many of us will be on the go and...

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