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Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, FAND

Susan Mitchell, PhD, RDN, FAND, is podcast host of "Breaking Down Nutrition: Your Digest for What Works, What Doesn't," a fast-paced biweekly podcast with versions for medical professionals and corporate/government wellness/consumers. Connect with her on TwitterPinterest, Facebook, G+ and Instagram.

 

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6 Strategies for More Mindful Eating

6 Strategies for More Mindful Eating

The concept of mindfulness is to be aware of your surroundings and the food you eat, paying close attention to all of your senses. Staying focused increases the likelihood you are satisfied with one piece of chocolate.
 Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad: A Sophisticated Slice of Summer

Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad: A Sophisticated Slice of Summer

Combine chunks of sweet, crunchy watermelon with dense, salty feta and fresh mint to create an explosion of summer flavors.
4 Ways to Fight Arthritis with What You Eat

4 Ways to Fight Arthritis with What You Eat

Imagine trying to open a jar of peanut butter and feeling excruciating pain, or not being able to walk around the block because your feet are throbbing. For the 350 million people worldwide who suffer from arthritis, these are two of the many symptoms that they experience every day.
How to Find the Right Mentor to Propel Your Career Forward

How to Find the Right Mentor to Propel Your Career Forward

Whether you're wondering if a certain practice area is for you or you've been working for a few years and are looking for a change, finding and working with a mentor should be No. 1 on your to-do list.
All Choked Up about Mediterranean Stuffed Artichokes

All Choked Up about Mediterranean Stuffed Artichokes

Artichokes — those big green gnarly hand grenades of the vegetable world — bring back memories of spring. In this recipe, we stuffed them with bulgur and seasoned them with parsley and mint.
Herbs and Spice Make Everything Nice

Herbs and Spice Make Everything Nice

Elevating the flavor of your food is as easy as a sprinkle and a shake. And with National Nutrition Month upon us, what better way to tempt your taste buds than to spin that Lazy Susan and add the dried spice of your choice? Just follow these food safety tips.
An Economical Way to an "A+" Breakfast

An Economical Way to an "A+" Breakfast

With a designer look and small footprint, the Lékué Oatmeal Kit is ideal for “speed-scratch” cooking, combining fresh ingredients with prepared products for a semi-homemade meal.
Upgrade Your Squash with Curried Kuri

Upgrade Your Squash with Curried Kuri

Red kuri squash — available from early fall to mid-winter — is teardrop-dropped and has an edible skin and a sweet, nutty flavor reminiscent of chestnuts.
5 Questions to Ask Before You Start a Podcast

5 Questions to Ask Before You Start a Podcast

Sure, you love a good discussion. But is that all it takes to start a podcast? Before you jump behind a microphone and hit record, ask yourself these five questions.
What Is a Carambola? 5 Ways to Eat a Starfruit

What Is a Carambola? 5 Ways to Eat a Starfruit

Also known as starfruit, carambola has been cultivated in Malaysia and Asia for centuries. They provide vitamin C, potassium and fiber and are grown domestically in the southern U.S.