By Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN
Beach season is here, and for me, in addition to finding the perfect sun tanning spot, it’s important to plan ahead and pack healthy beach snacks. It’s easy to crave junk food when you’re at the beach with the typical high-calorie culprits offered at snack bars. In order to stay healthy and satisfied, bring your own homemade snacks and beverages.
Relationships are great. But sometimes it's hard to keep up with healthy habits when emotions are involved.
We were lucky enough to sit down with dietitian Jessica Katz, who answered some hard-hitting relationship-nutrition questions. Like: How can you trick your significant other into eating healthily? Is there a way to protect your heart with food? What steps should be taken to upstage a frenemy?
Press play to find the answers, then read on for more tips in Jessica's blog post, below!
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By Laura Burak MS, RD, CDN
It's the holiday season all over again! This time around, why don’t we give ourselves the gift of deserting diet fads and deprivation diets, and instead finally learn how to actually eat?
As a nutritionist specializing in healthy eating and weight management, I am witness to the fact that the public is grossly under-educated in — yet flooded with — nutrition information and misinformation. Our supermarkets can feel like the wilderness without a compass. If a bag or box reads “healthy,” “whole grain,” or “light,” it must be good for us, right? Well, those words really don’t mean much unless we know how to interpret the food label and ingredients.
So what are we supposed to eat? How can we work on improving our diets when there is so much misunderstanding? I teach clients to keep it simple and stick to a few key questions:
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