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5 No-Fail Summer Eating Tips

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

10 Lessons Nutritionists Taught Their Mothers

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.

The Only 8 Spices You Need in Your Kitchen

Check out some top picks to make your spice rack complete in this Greatist list.

Don’t Put Too Much of a Good Thing Into That Healthy Diet

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.

What 8 Diet Experts Order at Chinese Restaurants

Check out my response and that of other RDNs order at EatThis.com.

The #1 Question Diet Pros Get Asked

Check out responses from several RDNs including me on EatThis.com.

9 Processed Foods That Make Clean Eating a Breeze

Think ‘processed’ means bad for you? Processed foods can help you meet your food group quotas and nutrient needs. Check out nine processed foods that I and other RD experts recommend on EatThis.com.

How Do I Eat Just One Cookie?

Can you eat just one cookie? I know I can. This is something I taught myself to do. It wasn’t easy at first, but once I gave myself permission to eat what I like and really taste and savor it, it made it that much easier to stop at just one. Eat this, Not That    Continue Reading

New Report Says Americans Are Stressed

According to the latest Stress in America Survey conducted annually by the America Psychological Association, average stress levels have decreased since 2007. Despite this downward trend, many Americans say they continue to struggle to achieve their healthy living goals and that stress adversely affects their eating and sleeping habits. The survey also finds that money    Continue Reading

Experts Offer 12 Tips to Help Kids Eat Better in 2015

Since 2015 is here, I thought I’d put together a list of some great ideas to help you help your kids eat better during the upcoming year. Don’t worry—I’m not suggesting any kind of complete dietary overhaul. But I do recommend all of these no-fuss strategies suggested by some top dietitians to help move kids’    Continue Reading