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The Importance of World Diabetes Day

Today we celebrate World Diabetes Day to raise global awareness of a disease that affects an estimated 382 million people worldwide. The theme for 2014 is Healthy Living and Diabetes, so I asked Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND, a nutrition counselor and diabetes expert, to join me today so we could learn more about Continue Reading

Study Shows Successful Weight Loss Maintainers Use Sweeteners

A new study recently published in the journal Obesity provides further evidence that low-calorie sweetened beverages can be useful for people who want to achieve and maintain a lower weight. A team of researchers recently collected new data from 434 participants in the landmark National Weight Control Registry. These are people who have successfully achieved and maintained Continue Reading

8 Tips to Spring Clean Your Diet in 2014

Spring is finally here and farm-fresh fruits and vegetables are filling the markets. This is the perfect time to “spring clean” your diet and try cooking at home more often. In-season produce reaps the most nutritional value and the price is right when you choose produce during this peak season. Tell me in the comments: What fruit or Continue Reading

9 Easy Tips for Planning a Healthy Diet and Sticking to It

Healthy eating is not about depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about incorporating more healthy foods like fruits and vegetables, moderation, and feeling positive about your eating habits—all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and using them in a way that works for you. You can expand your Continue Reading

The Facts on Low-Calorie Sugar Substitutes

A new infograph has been making the rounds and when I saw it I was so excited! It covers all the bases when it comes to low-calorie sugar substitutes and outlines the facts on how artificial sweeteners can be an effective tool in weight management. The research in the infograph below was recently presented by Professor Adam Drewnowski Continue Reading