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Experts’ Food, Fitness & Fiction Holiday Gift Picks

With the holiday season in full swing, I decided to turn to a discriminating and dynamic group of nutrition and fitness experts and authors to share what’s on their food-, fitness-, and fiction-related gift wish lists. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or simply want some (mostly healthy) gift ideas for… Read More

Fitness: Feeding Your Child Athlete

If you have active and athletic kids like mine who participate in sports, you try your best to provide them with foods they need to compete and to meet their nutrient needs. Easier said than done, I know. But no worries! To help you better feed your sporty kids, check… Read More

Changing Up Your Fitness Routine

If you know me, you know I typically post my daily workouts. When I’m home (in New York City), and especially during the warm summer months, my Nike sneakers typically take me to various parts of Central Park. I always love it there but recently decided to switch things up… Read More

SPRING INTO SUMMER STRESSIPES EZine

Want to keep your hair looking its best, inject a little more laughter into your day, get motivated to move despite the obstacles or eat well and enjoyably? Check out my Spring into Summer Stressipes® EZine. Thanks to experts Ted Gibson, Heather Frey, Stone & Stone, Sally Kuzemchak and Toby… Read More

Food, Fitness, Sleep and Connection: Coping With a Mother’s Illness

This recently appeared on USNews.com’s Eat + Run blog. As an Eat + Run blogger, I’ve written about everything from sleep to fitness trackers and apps, from food and fitness trends to so much more. Today, I decided to get personal and share what recently happened to my mother, how… Read More

5 Tools to Help You Get Healthy in 2014

With the holidays here and a new year on its way, many of us, at the very least, are thinking about how to get back – and stay – on track with a healthier diet and lifestyle. But with plenty of holiday get-togethers and celebrations still on the horizon, you… Read More

The Scoop on Food: Help Your Kids Eat (and Drink) Better

It’s been almost two months since The Scoop on Food–my new Parents.com/Parents Magazine blog–debuted. I’ve really enjoyed writing it, getting feedback, and hearing ideas for future topics from parents and those who work with children. Please keep the comments coming! In case you missed any of my posts, I’ve provided… Read More

Move It or Lose It Model of The Month

I’m thrilled to share the story of an inspiring woman who has set a goal to #moveitorloseit for all the right reasons. Check out our interview below to see why my RD colleague and Twitter friend, 37 year-old Alexandra Lautenschlaeger (@alexikscott) from Spartanberg, South Carolina and Frankfurt, Germany is the… Read More

Stay Fit Without Setting Foot in The Gym

“If you’re like most Americans who want to stay fit and active, there’s a good chance that if you haven’t already (or recently) joined a gym, the thought has likely crossed your mind—especially as the new year approaches.” Read more of my blog post for US News & World Report’s… Read More

#MoveItOrLoseIt Model of the Month: Update on November’s Model

In this monthly post, I highlight one person who embodies the concept of #moveitorloseit –a concept I share proudly on both Twitter and Facebook. To me, #moveitorloseit is not at all about moving it in order to lose weight…it’s about staying active and fit consistently, regularly, and enjoyably to stay… Read More