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Good Carb, Bad Carb: How Well Do You Know Your Carbs?

While reading the New York Times recently, I came across a fascinating article that explains the idea of Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs.  The media tends to bombard us with...

Fiber: The Unsung Hero

As a healthy eater you may be up on your need for protein, vitamins, and minerals, but how much do you know about dietary fiber? This nutrient has all kinds...

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6 Smart Snacks for Back-to-School Success

How do you define the word “snack”? Most people associate snacks with chips, cookies and generally indulgent food choices that lead to all kinds of health issues. All the refined...

Can Sweeteners Be Part Of A Healthy Diet?

Sugars; clockwise from top left: White refined, unrefined, brown, unprocessed cane Anyone who’s ever thought about what constitutes a healthy diet probably assumes it doesn’t include sugar. What about natural...

What Does A Busy Dietitian Eat? 7 Whole Foods Meal-Planning Tips

Creative Commons image Green Smoothie by Wild Tofu/Flickr licensed under CC BY 2.0 As a busy dietitian with a full-time job and a few side gigs (like this blogpost!), it’s...