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Getting Enough Fiber Is Easier Than You Think!

The average American is not consuming enough fiber. Most health experts recommend approximately 25-35 grams of fiber every day. A few of the numerous benefits of ...

How Do Nutrition Needs Change with Age?

As a dietitian who primarily works with children, I receive a lot of questions about whether or not nutrition needs change or increase as a child ...

3 Steps to Healthy Weight Gain

While the majority of the clients I see are struggling with the challenges of weight loss, I occasionally encounter somebody who has the opposite predicament. Difficulty ...

Quick, Healthy Snacks and Lunches-To-Go

When life gets busy, eating right can be hard to do. Our increasingly chaotic lifestyles are jam-packed with so many long hours working, taking care of ...

US News Ranks the "Best Diets"

US News and World Report recently released with a ranking of twenty diets. Their findings were based on seven criteria: short term weight loss, long term ...

16 Surprising Sources of Protein

Protein does more than just build strong muscles. It also strengthens bones, increases satiety, protects against heart disease, and helps support a healthy immune system. We ...

How Do You Stay Motivated? 4 Tips from a Dietitian

Motivation and consistency are the key components to being successful with almost anything one sets out to accomplish. Whether you are working toward weight loss, quitting ...

Eat This, Not That: A Comparison of Two Meal Plans

Every day, we are constantly faced with choices about what to eat. For most of us, it's got to be quick and easy, and it's got ...

Low, Less, and Lite: How to Decipher 'Healthy' Food Labels

Ever walk down a grocery store aisle and try to decipher labels? Or have you had a hard time deciding whether a product labeled as "low ...

Great Flavor With Healthy Additives

Can you really add flavor without adding calories or risking adverse health effects? We have all heard that we should cut down on the salt we ...

3 Steps to Smart Snacking

If you ask anyone in the health profession how often you should eat, you will most likely be told to eat 5 to 6 small meals spread out ...

A Dietitian's Take on the New MyPlate

The USDA's familiar MyPyramid has just been replaced with MyPlate. The consensus seems to be that this new model is simpler and easier to understand than ...

3 Healthy Living Tips for Middle Aged Men

Once you hit middle age as a man, it may not be so easy to make room for healthy living. You may be getting tired more ...

5 Healthy Living Tips for Young Men

While it's important for everyone to engage in healthy living practices, regardless of age, gender or physical fitness level, it's especially important to begin these good ...

Understanding Iron Nutrition for Men

Understanding iron nutrition for men is important in order to ensure proper amounts of iron intake per day, for optimal health. Getting enough iron is important, ...

Good Nutrition: 10 Signs You Have It

A good way to know you are getting good nutrition from your eating plan is to ask yourself how you honestly look and feel. A healthy ...

Naturally Combating Hyperthyroidism And Involuntary Weight Loss

Hyperthyroidism, which is also referred to as thyrotoxicosis, is a condition in which an overactive thyroid gland produces an excessive amount of thyroid hormones that circulate ...

What's A Calorie? How Many Do I Need?

There are very scientific terms that define a calorie, but the precise definition is better replaced by a simpler standard for our discussion. A calorie is ...

Tea Antioxidant Myths And Facts

A tea antioxidant is widely known to be an excellent source for antioxidant nutrition. There is a debate regarding the effects of antioxidants in the human ...

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