This wonderful guest post comes courtesy of registered dietitian nutritionist Liz Weiss of Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen. Fiber is a critical component of a healthy diet. Consuming the recommended 25 to 38 grams each day is good for digestion, lowers blood cholesterol, keeps blood sugar in check, and plays a role in maintaining a healthy Continue Reading
Call me a dork, but there’s something about the release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans that really excites me. After the release of the 2015-2020 Edition this morning, I printed up and bound the document and read through it while walking more than 4-miles for more than an hour on the treadmill. Multitasking at Continue Reading
If you’re like many people, you see a New Year as a new opportunity to find a better way to eat to achieve or maintain a healthier body weight or avoid winter weight gain. Perhaps you’ll try a new fitness class or two, or start yoga or meditation to manage stress. As a registered dietitian Continue Reading
I love Halloween (and its candy) as much as the next guy (can you say Hershey bars, Reese’s Peanut Butter cups and Twizzlers?, oh my). But sometimes, the one day sugar- and fat-filled celebration becomes two days, a whole weekend, a week. Over time, all that candy can potentially throw off your otherwise healthful eating Continue Reading
Believe it or not, it’s back to school time for many kids across the country. If you’re a parent who packs lunch for your kids, don’t despair! Here are five tips from three top registered dietitians to help you pack a nutritious, delicious and safe lunch your kids are sure to love. Go to the Continue Reading
Disclaimer: I’m a spokesperson on behalf of StarKist. As always, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure statement here. Summertime is the perfect time to regroup, reset or recharge. It’s a great time to shift into a different gear, to reconnect with loved ones (and yourself), and to get organized. If you’re like me, Continue Reading
Check out the lesson I taught my mom, and other lessons taught by my RD/RDN colleagues and friends, in this Eat + Run piece for USNews.com.
Check out some top picks to make your spice rack complete in this Greatist list.
Think your diet is healthy? Even so-called healthy foods can backfire if you overdo them. Check out RDN comments (including mine) in the Chicago Tribune.