Nutrition-wise blog

  • Oct. 27, 2016

    Principles of healthy eating

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    In this era of information overload, how do you know which health advice to follow? Experts say ignore flashy headlines. See what else they advise.

  • Oct. 26, 2016

    Soup for what ails you

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    When you're under the weather, nothing's better than hot soup. Stock your freezer with homemade broth that you can use to whip up a pot of nourishing soup.

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  • Oct. 14, 2016

    Dairy and heart disease risk

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Good news for dairy fans: The cheese you put on your sandwich or sprinkled on your salad may not ruin your next cholesterol check.

  • Oct. 05, 2016

    Are you experiencing lactose intolerance?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Intolerance to lactose is more common than you might think. Learn the symptoms and what to do if lactose is a problem for you.

  • Sept. 27, 2016

    Front-of-package labels — Buyer beware

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Do front-of-package labels influence your food purchases? They may not be as helpful as they seem.

  • Sept. 21, 2016

    Ancient grains

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Ancient grains, especially those that are gluten-free, are popping up on menus and recipe collections. What's the allure of these ancient foods?

  • Sept. 15, 2016

    Is gluten-free a healthy way to eat?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Is a gluten-free diet healthy for people who don't need to avoid gluten? It depends on what you eat instead. See which foods to choose and which to limit.

  • Sept. 14, 2016

    What's on your kitchen counter affects your weight

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Could the food you see on your kitchen counter be undermining your efforts to manage your weight?

  • Sept. 08, 2016

    For people with COPD, diet and weight matter

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Do you or a family member have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? Learn about the impact diet and weight can have on the disease.

  • Aug. 31, 2016

    Added sugars and CV disease risk in children

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Excess sugar is under scrutiny as a contributor to heart disease, even among kids. Try these tips to cut the sugar in your family's meals.

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