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The 5 Worst Items at KFC

In the fourth part of our 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants, we take a look at KFC. Check out part two, where we examine ...

The 5 Worst Items at Cheesecake Factory

In the third part of our 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants, we take a look at Cheesecake Factory. Check out part two, where we ...

The 5 Worst Items at Denny's

In the second part of our 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants, we take a look at Denny's. Check out part one, where we examine ...

The 5 Worst Items at Starbucks

Today, we're kicking off a 10-part series on eating at chain restaurants. Throughout the series, we'll take a look at many of the most popular eateries ...

Almond Milk: What Is It and Is It Good for You?

Have you ever walked through the milk aisle at your local grocery store and been perplexed by all of the choices that were available? If so, ...

The Great Milk Debate: Separating Fact from Fiction

The consumption of milk and dairy products has become a somewhat controversial topic in the last few decades. In order to make your own decision, the ...

The 11 Healthiest Options at Chinese Restaurants

Chinese restaurant menus are notorious for having items that are battered and deep-fried and loaded with salty, sugary sauces. Many dishes often feature hefty amounts of ...

5 Healthy Easter Basket Alternatives

When I was a child, I loved Easter almost as much as I loved Christmas. Each year, until I hit my teens, there were giant baskets ...

The 4 Least Healthy World Cuisines

One of the hardest parts of maintaining a healthy diet is dining out. While dining out is fun and sociable, it almost guarantees that you'll eat ...

The 4 Healthiest World Cuisines

We've all been there--staring at the seemingly empty refrigerator on a Thursday night, considering whether to scrape together a meal or go out to eat. For ...

5 Changes to Expect with the Updated Nutrition Facts Label

Earlier this year, the Food and Drug Administration proposed a much-needed update on the nutrition-facts labels you see on the back of packaged foods--and it's a ...

You Need to Cut Your Sugar Intake in Half

The World Health Organization (WHO) is proposing new guidelines for the consumption of sugar. Current recommendations, from 2002, limit sugar to less than 10 percent of total daily ...

The 5 Healthiest Breakfast Foods

I'll be the first to admit that I used to skip breakfast regularly. It just didn't seem important. Boy was I wrong. Did you know that ...

How Your Diet Affects Your Metabolism

Metabolism is the term used to collectively describe the various processes that take place in the body to sustain life and normal functioning. This includes numerous ...

How Herbs and Spices Can Help You Stay Slim

You might find that when cutting back on calories in order to lose weight, foods with less fat, salt and sugar don't taste as good as ...

10 Awesome Post-Workout Snacks

How important is your post workout snack? It's everything! Forget about all of your hard work if you're neglecting your body's needs in the hour-long window ...

How to Make a Healthy Valentine's Dinner at Home

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and if you don't have dinner plans already, you've come to the right place! According to a recent study ...

Which Is Better: Fresh, Frozen or Canned Fruits and Vegetables?

As a dietitian, I'm often asked this question and the answer isn't as simple as you might think. There are several things to consider when trying ...

Think Pizza is a Diet Disaster? Think Again!

So you're trying to eat healthy. Do you think pizza is off limits? Think again! Although people typically think of pizza as being a fattening food, ...

Food Labels May Be Causing You to Eat More

Food labeling can greatly influence your purchasing decisions when you're shopping for food. A strategic maneuver used to motivate people to make smarter food choices at ...

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 »