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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Making Sense of Sugar

The three main types of carbohydrate in food are starches (also known as complex carbohydrates), sugars, and fiber. As one of the three types of carbohydrates, sugars are in many of the foods and beverages we consume every day. But over the past decade sugars have become a hot-button issue....

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Ask an Expert

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- The recommendations to decrease sugar in our diets are increasing. Thankfully, Stevia is here to help! Stevia is a low-calorie sweetener that is a great alternative to sugar for those looking to reduce sugar and calories in their diet. If you are new to...

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Create a Healthy Vegetarian Diet

By Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD -- Are you thinking of making Meatless Monday, every day? If you’re considering trying a vegetarian diet you should know that going to a plant-based diet can potentially reduce the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. However, simply cutting meat from your diet does...

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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.