Making the Most of Holiday Meals

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD -- Falling in Love with Vegetables Fall brings cooler days, leaves changing colors and falling to the ground and a generous bounty of seasonal vegetables like spinach, winter squash and sweet potatoes. Readily available now at their peak of freshness, these vegetables are economical...

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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:...

By: Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD -- 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...

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3 Ways to Beat Fall Weight Gain

By: Jessica Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN -- November is here and that means fall is in full swing with winter not too far behind. You know what that means? The start of hibernation season. Shorter days, cooler temps, and the abundance of food-related events (think football tailgating parties and the...

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Add Flavor with Pumpkin

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- The weather is cooling, the leaves are changing, and pumpkins are sitting on doorsteps…you know what that means – it’s Halloween season. A favorite holiday for many children, and adults, alike, Halloween is a food-centered holiday that is rated number one in candy sales in...

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Fall in Love with Fall Fruits and Vegetables

By: Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN -- Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Even if the weather doesn’t vary much where you live, you can use the seasonal changes on the calendar to reboot your diet for better health. All it takes is expanding the colors on your plate to...

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