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Portion Control – Don’t Go Overboard

No one wants to gain 10# at the end of one year?  But in order for the weight to ‘creep’ on, all you have to do is eat 100 extra calories per day.  IfRead more

Eating Out…Be Your Own Nutrition Authority!

Eating out frequently has become a way of life for most Americans. This need not change because you are trying to eat healthier. The key is to order wisely. Don’t be afraid to askRead more

Vacation Tips for Eating Well: Indulging Wisely Without Guilt

Vacations are a time to enjoy and indulge in experiences that you may not otherwise have, including food. However, this does not mean you should eat the highest-calorie, highest-fat foods at every meal.  HereRead more

Vacation Tips for Eating Well: Getting to Your Destination

Whether it is a summer vacation or a winter getaway, both adults and children look forward to enjoying some time away from home.  However, the healthy habits that we create for our daily routineRead more

Vacation Tips for Eating Well: Planning Long, Fun, and Healthful Days

After all that planning, packing, and traveling, you finally have arrived at your vacation residence.  Most likely you have a refrigerator or kitchenette available.  If so, you can keep perishable items around and evenRead more

Can Alcohol Fit Into Your Diet?

Spring has finally sprung! As the days become longer, warmer, and brighter, many of us are coming out of our winter hibernations. We’re starting to get excited about getting together after work for drinksRead more

Thai Food: What to Order

You may find it challenging to order healthful Thai food, especially if the foods are new to you.  You may have questions about how dishes are prepared, how eating Thai food can help youRead more

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 families, trying to maintain healthy relationships, and manyRead more

Healthy Holiday Eating…food, food…EVERYWHERE!

Food is everywhere during the holiday season, making it tough to stick to your healthful eating and exercise habits.  With a little attention, however, you can make it through the holidays without losing trackRead more

Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fruits and Vegetables

Research shows that people who eat even 2½ cups of fruits and vegetables a day have only half the cancer risk of those who eat less than one cup a day. Hundreds of studiesRead more