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Drinking Your Calories: It All Adds Up

Sodas and “fruit” drinks are well known culprits for added calories, but many other beverages also add calories to your daily intake without contributing much to satiety.

National Junk Food Day: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Body

In most Westernized countries we have developed a very strong narrative about what eating “should” look like.

Ancient Grains and What They Mean for Your Health

Learn more about quinoa, kamut, farro, millet, spelt and amaranth.

Kefir: A Party of Probiotics

Kefir, having two to three times more live and active cultures than yogurt, is more likely to meet the needs of your personal bacteria profile.

Salmon Potato Salad (Without Mayo!)

I love using BPA-free canned salmon as an easy way to get fish into our diet without needing to cook it, and as a low-cost alternative to salmon fillets.

Are Healthy Fats Making a Comeback?

Fat became public enemy No. 1 in 1970 when Ancel Keys published a study demonizing fat by linking it to heart disease and cholesterol.

The Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act: A Top 10 List

To date, the meal pattern and nutrition requirements of the HHFKA have done some great things for school cafeterias.

Lemon-zested Blueberry Crisp

A top dog for their super-rich antioxidant content, blueberries are key for brain health and memory functioning.

Celebrating National Pickle Month

More than 5 million pounds of pickles are now consumed annually in the U.S. That’s about 9 pounds per person!

Wild Shrimp Tacos

Great for a crowd, there’s something for everyone with this versatile dish.

Gaining Weight Loss Traction — and Keeping It

Wouldn't you like to determine a set of sustainable eating and physical activity habits that get you the results you want, while allowing you to live your life, too?

Do You Have Insulin Resistance?

It’s a hint that a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes might be just around the corner.

Grumpy on a Sunshiny Day? It Could Be Dehydration

Feeling unsettled, fatigued or unable to focus may be caused by lack of fluids in the body.

Layered Chocolate and Strawberry Chia Pudding

Curious about all the hype surrounding chia seeds? Here are a few reasons why they are so healthy.

Celebrating National Picnic Month

Picnics are often family-oriented but can also be an intimate occasion between two people, a large get-together, or company and church picnics.

How to Make a Mason Jar Salad

The steps to layering your Mason jar salad are perhaps the most crucial part of the packing process.

A Tried-and-true BBQ Sauce Recipe

This works great with chicken or fish and by changing the ingredients you can bring out a unique flavor.

Sprouted Grains: Trendy, but Worth It?

Research on the health benefits of sprouted grains is currently limited, but preliminary data suggests that they may have some potential health benefits.

Cacao Cherry Pistachio Semifreddo: The Perfect Summer Dessert

With all of its nutrient-dense ingredients, this is a decadent and healthy treat you won’t want to miss!

Peanut Butter Flaxseed Power Bites: 2014 USA World Cup Team Snacks

A calorie-dense snack from Danielle LaFata — registered dietitian for the U.S. men’s national soccer team.

Krill Oil: A Viable Source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids?

The newest member on the Omega 3 team is picking up a lot of steam in the media.

Ways to Reduce Your Family's Plate Waste

We are now wasting 50 percent more food than in the 1970s, and if we cut losses by just 15 percent we could feed more than 25 million Americans every year.


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