How to Make Recipes Your Own: Pumpkin Edition

Some people cannot wait until the calendar turns from August to September, just so they can enjoy a variety of seasonal pumpkin food and drink offerings for the rest of the year!  Some folks don’t enjoy pumpkin-spice everything, but I, for one, am totally team pumpkin. I love the nostalgia...

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How Empowerment Can Change Your Diabetes Habits, Health,...

If you (or someone you love) are living with diabetes, you are well aware that it brings many challenges to your daily life. Regardless of your age or the type of diabetes you have, there are multiple factors to juggle every single day. Out of all these factors, I think...

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The Sleep-Weight Connection

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDNConsultant to the Calorie Control Council If you’ve been gaining weight and not getting enough sleep lately, some new research suggests the problems are very likely connected. A study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that people who didn’t get enough sleep consumed...

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Talking to Your Doctor about Your Weight

Making the most out of your appointment with your healthcare professional can be very helpful in making sure you know what you should be doing once you walk out of the office door. This is especially true for chronic problems like being overweight or obese and the other health conditions...

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Celebrate Fast Food Day with Healthy Choices

I recently discovered that fast food has its very own day – November 16! While fast food often gets a bad rap for being high in calories and fat, a couple of recent studies found it doesn’t stack up so badly compared to other dining spots. In a study out...

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Get a Head Start on New Year’s Resolutions:...

Even though the holiday season is just getting underway, it’s not too early to begin making New Year’s resolutions.  That’s because setting effective nutrition and exercise goals is a process that takes time and careful consideration. Sometimes when resolutions fall short, it’s not due to a lack of determination, 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.