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Food: 5 Back to School Lunch Tips

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

Food: 5 Simple Tips to Keep Summer Sweet

With summer in full swing, I hope you’re eating some good for you fruit. Too often, I hear people say, “Doesn’t fruit have too much sugar?” To this, I respond, “Fruit does contain natural sugar, but it also packs in tons of vitamins and minerals. It also contains beneficial plant chemicals that fight damage from free radicals–unstable substances    Continue Reading

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Food: Two Amazing Summer Recipes from Pamela Salzman

If you’re looking for delicious recipes to add to your summer staples, look no further. I’m thrilled to share my first Food-based Food, Fitness & Fiction blog. It features two amazing recipes, one for Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos and one for Spring Green Minestrone. These delicious and beautiful specimens come straight from the kitchen of the    Continue Reading

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.