Nutrition-wise blog

  • Nov. 29, 2016

    Is yo-yo dieting dangerous?

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

    You lose weight only to regain it. When this happens repeatedly, it's called the yo-yo effect. It's frustrating — and it may put your health at risk.

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  • Nov. 22, 2016

    Simple changes to cut the salt in your holiday dinner

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

    The holiday season doesn't have to mean healthy eating goes out the window. Find out how to serve lower sodium versions of holiday favorites.

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  • Nov. 15, 2016

    Orthorexia: When healthy eating becomes extreme

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

    Can you go too far trying to eat a healthy diet? You can if your interest becomes an obsession. Learn to identify the warning signs.

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  • Nov. 08, 2016

    Don't ruin Thanksgiving with plumbing problems

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

    Your guests are about to arrive and your garbage disposal has turned your kitchen into a disaster. Avoid this nightmare with these food waste tips.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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?

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