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The Healthier Your Fellow Diners, the More You Eat

Research has long suggested that when dining out, ordering choices reflect the types of foods fellow diners eat (J Acad Nut Diet. 2014 March;114(3):414-429). For example, ...

Which Bottled Water is Healthiest?

Before you choose bottled water, note that all bottled waters are not created equal. Some bottled water companies provide misleading information or hide information about the ...

Your Epidermis Is Showing: The Role of Diet and Nutrition for Healthy Skin

Our skin is an amazing organ that works as our first line of defense from injury, infections, ultraviolet radiation and changes in temperature. It is sensitive ...

What You Need to Know about Organic Food

Organic food continues its steady growth in America and around the world. Proponents suggest that it is better for the earth, better tasting and healthier -- ...

Does Slowing Down Your Eating Actually Help You Lose Weight?

Have you ever looked at your plate and thought, where did my meal go? Many people eat so fast that they don't even know they are ...

Prepare Yourself to Prepare Yourself for the Holidays

The holidays: a time for family fun, winter activities, and weight gain? The mid-November through mid-January holiday season can be a contributor to yearly weight gain. ...

Better Butter Alternatives

Butter, made from the fat content in milk, is comprised of about 80% milk fat and 20% water and proteins. Looking at the numbers across the board, a ...

Portion Your Plate to Control Your Weight

Portion sizes in America have continued to increase. Despite the growing demands for more nutrient-rich and healthy choices, most people still want "more for less" and, ...

The Best Recipe Books for Healthy Eating

There is such a variety of cookbooks available in stores that it can make it difficult to know which to choose. From a registered dietitian's perspective, ...

Comfort Foods Aren't as Comforting as You Think

We've all been there. A carton of ice cream after a bad breakup. A dish of homemade macaroni and cheese after a long week. A ring ...

Healthy Halloween Candy Alternatives

Halloween is the time for haunting, pretending, and consuming sweets. Although Halloween doesn't scream health, it doesn't mean you have to forgo your diet or squash ...

5 Healthy Post-Training Run Snacks

Running can be a fantastic way to get in shape, lose weight and build muscle, especially if you start training for a race. It can also ...

Diet Soda Could Be Increasing Your Risk for Diabetes

As the debate over the correlation between diet soda and weight gain rages on, a new study published in Nature claims that artificially sweetened beverages can ...

8 Healthy Foods That Help You Feel Full

Has your stomach ever started to growl in anticipation of your next meal, even though you just ate? At some point or another, we have all ...

4 Healthy Recipes for Fall

Fall isn't just the time for pulling out those cozy sweaters. It also marks the return of luscious pumpkin, savory squash and other undeniably fall food ...

How Consuming Alcohol Affects You Post-Workout

It might be tempting to grab a frosty beer after an intense workout session, but a single cold one is seldom satisfying. The euphoric sensation of ...

400 Calorie Meals for Fall

Summer is winding down and soon we will welcome the cool, crisp air of fall. That means it's almost time for soft, forgiving sweaters that keep ...

Healthy Smoothies to Start Your Day

What better way to start your day than with a delicious, healthy smoothie? Smoothies can help you incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet, and ...

Meet the Man Who Only Eats Pizzas

"Cheat days" often include over-indulgence of fatty foods that are loaded with greasy goodness, like steak burritos, cheeseburgers, French fries and pizza. After countless sessions of ...

Cooking With Superfoods: Recipes for Chinese Cabbage

Who knew that Chinese cabbage was so super? A recent study by Dr. Jennifer Di Noia of William Patterson University tested and categorized superfoods by their ...

Recent Healthy Eating

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      Summertime brings blissful outdoor excursions and relaxing get-togethers with family and friends. It also calls for the most glorious three-lettered acronym in food: B-B-Q. Sun-soaked summer ... Read More »