Expert Blog Posts

  1. August 15, 2012

    Fruit or vegetable — Do you know the difference?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Can you explain the difference between fruits and vegetables? And do you get enough of both in your diet? 58 comments
  2. July 25, 2012

    Sitting disease

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The number of hours you spend sitting each day can affect how long you live as well as your quality of life. 13 comments
  3. July 18, 2012

    Bacteria's connection to health and weight

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Bacteria may not be the bad guy. In fact, bacteria may play a role in keeping you healthy. 9 comments
  4. July 11, 2012

    Fasting and food choices

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Do you frequently skip meals? Be warned. After fasting, people often opt for calorie-dense foods. 5 comments
  5. July 10, 2012

    Tips to save time, eat healthy and exercise regularly

    By Donald Hensrud, M.D. It's a busy, busy, busy world. But you can still eat healthy and exercise regularly. Try these tips. 15 comments
  6. June 7, 2012

    Sugar is sugar — Don't be fooled

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Whether sweetened with sugar or corn syrup, soda and other sugary drinks have been linked to poor diet, weight gain, obesity and diabetes. 52 comments
  7. May 30, 2012

    The new (ab)normal — Are bigger portions the norm?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Serving sizes have grown in the last 50 years. And so have waistlines. 21 comments
  8. May 9, 2012

    How to pick spring's freshest produce

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. What fruits and vegetables are in season now? Find out and get tips on how to choose the cream of the crop. 3 comments
  9. March 13, 2012

    Get your plate in shape

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Are you're putting the healthiest foods in the right proportions on your plate? 11 comments
  10. February 16, 2012

    Can-do attitude, action plan key to weight loss resolutions

    By Donald Hensrud, M.D. Did you resolve to lose weight this year? Good intentions aren't enough if you're faltering. Take action to overcome obstacles. 21 comments
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