Expert Blog Posts

  • May 13, 2014

    Is it time to update the '5 a Day' advice?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Aim higher for good health. Seven servings of vegetables and fruits offer greater benefits.

    3 comments
  • April 25, 2014

    Make prevention a habit

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

    Regular health screening are an important part of staying healthy. Ask your doctor which screening tests you need based on your history and risk factors.

    1 comment
  • Feb. 20, 2014

    Go nuts for good health

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

    A growing body of research suggests that nuts play a role in weight control and heart health.

    6 comments
  • Feb. 15, 2014

    Walk your way to diabetes prevention

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N.

    To help prevent diabetes and high blood pressure, start walking to work. Cycling works, too.

    4 comments
  • Jan. 28, 2014

    Three game-changing tips for the new year

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D.

    Improve your odds of achieving your resolutions with these self-care tips.

    1 comment
  • Oct. 30, 2013

    Kitchen fires

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Do you know the leading cause of home fires? Cooking. See how to keep your home and family safe. 9 comments
  • Oct. 09, 2013

    Food insecurity still a problem for many

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Many in the U.S. are unable to acquire or are uncertain of having enough food to meet their needs. See what you can do to help. 1 comment
  • Sept. 11, 2013

    Heavy coffee consumption — risky in younger adults?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. If you regularly drink coffee, you may want to take note of a recent report on heavy coffee consumption and risk of early death. 38 comments
  • Aug. 14, 2013

    Survival is a team sport

    By Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Everyone takes some hits in life. That's why it's important to make sure someone's got your back. 3 comments
  • Aug. 14, 2013

    Is the family dinner a thing of the past?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Don't give up on the family dinner. Eating together as a family at least three times a week has important health benefits. 7 comments
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