Meeting your Recommended Physical Activity Guidelines

Physical activity is an integral part of our daily lives.  It helps in the prevention of chronic disease, can assist in strengthening our bones and heart, and even has mental health benefits. Unfortunately, most people do not meet the recommended physical activity guidelines.  According to the health.gov web site, for...

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Refuel and Recover: Don’t Forget the Fiber

By: Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE -- It’s no secret that most people don’t get enough fiber in their daily diets. But did you know that Americans consume only about HALF of the recommended amount (which is about 25g per day for women and 38g per day for men)...

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The Delicious Differences Between Custard, Pudding, and Mousse

By: Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN -- One of my favorite things about being a registered dietitian nutritionist is learning about and celebrating food. And there are so many opportunities to do just that with national food days and months popping up all the time! There is no shortage of...

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Plan Your Best Summer Ever

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- How do you live your best summer ever?  Is it in the summer bucket lists filled with fun activities or the fun vacations you have planned?  Or is it in the simple moments where you are just enjoying a walk in the sunshine?  Is...

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Welcome Warmer Weather with a Garden

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love food. My love of eating and trying new foods, especially health-boosting plants, eventually led me to a love for cooking. These days, I love to have fun in the kitchen and create new...

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Making Sense Out of Sugars

By: Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD -- Sugar- Free? Are You Sure about That? Cruising the internet the other day, I ran across a recipe for “Sugar-Free Apple Pie Filling.” I was instantly suspicious.  The recipe’s ingredients listed no white sugar, but did include a can of 100% pure unsweetened apple...

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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.