Eat Together, Eat Better

 By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month. If you’re not already onboard with family meals, make a commitment to start small. Add one more family meal to your weekly schedule for a host of benefits. Yes, it’s true! When families eat together,...

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Back to School Healthy Eating Tips for the...

By: Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN -- The kids are back in school, after-school activities are in full swing, and before you know it the holiday season will be here. It’s not so easy to get a healthy meal on the table when there’s so much going on in the...

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Better than Willpower

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- I am not a fan of willpower. It isn’t because I don’t have any. It’s because willpower is unreliable. It’s there during one chocolate craving, but gone the next. Willpower might keep you from digging into the chip bag several afternoons in a...

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 1

Who wouldn’t want to get more done in less time? Like most of my clients, I lead a busy life. I bet you do too. Some overworked and busy people don’t prioritize healthful meals because they think they don’t have time. Fortunately, you don’t need tons of time to make...

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 2

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- In Part 1, I shared tips to stock up on healthy convenience foods and to get a head start on food preparation. In this post, I give you the lowdown on some time-saving tools and gadgets. Digital Food Scale This tool saves...

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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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