High Fiber Chef: Cooking Tips to Prepare High...

Fiber is an essential component of the human diet that provides many health benefits, including digestive health and weight management. Fiber is sometimes called “roughage”, and refers to a type of carbohydrate found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains that are not digested by the body. The recommended daily fiber...

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How This Dietitian Took Control of Her Sweet...

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, home-cooked dinner and ate sugar like...

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Beat Winter Fatigue

If you feel like hibernating, we can blame it on the earth’s tilt. The winter solstice is that point when the earth is tilted away from the sun at its most extreme angle. The winter solstice occurs on December 21, meaning that it is our shortest day of the year....

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5 Steps to Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

Yikes! The holidays are here! According to a new study, Americans typically gain a small amount of weight around Thanksgiving and then a bit more around Christmas.i The researchers estimate that it takes about 5 months to lose those holiday pounds. Rather than starting the New Year with a resolution,...

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Every Day Use of Crystalline Fructose

Fructose occurs naturally in various types of foods but it’s commonly referred to as the “fruit sugar” because it’s found in a lot of fruits and vegetables. You can also find fructose in crystalline form, which is derived primarily from cornstarch but looks like table sugar and is 1.2 times...

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Helpful Tips for Enjoying Healthy Holiday Parties

The holiday season is in full swing and that means your schedule is probably full of holiday parties and dinners from now through the end of the year. Whether you’re a guest or the host you no doubt want to enjoy delicious food and specialties of the holiday season, but...

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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.