Nutrition-wise blog

  • April 17, 2015

    New app helps reduce food waste

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

    If you've ever grabbed a food from the fridge only to find that it was past the expiration date, this app is for you.

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  • April 17, 2015

    More gluten-free grains

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

    Avoiding gluten doesn't have to mean giving up on needed fiber. Get the scoop on these gluten-free whole grains.

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  • April 02, 2015

    More reasons to eat less salt

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

    Blood pressure isn't the only reason to go easy on the salt. Too much salt can also affect the brain, heart and kidneys.

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  • March 26, 2015

    Gluten-free whole grains

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

    Dietary guidelines recommend that half of your daily servings of grains be whole grain. How can you meet that goal if you're avoiding gluten?

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  • March 06, 2015

    Waste not, want not

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

    By making small changes in how you buy and prepare food, you can toss less, eat well and save money.

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  • Feb. 20, 2015

    Cholesterol — the controversy continues

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

    New guidelines coming out later this year are likely to scrap the long-standing recommendation to limit foods high in cholesterol. What does this mean for you?

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  • Jan. 29, 2015

    Healthy eating: Transform intentions into habits

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

    Follow these tips to make healthy eating a lifelong habit.

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  • Jan. 14, 2015

    Resolutions: Do more than make a list

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

    Don't just talk about your resolutions. Pick a key few and plan how to achieve them.

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  • Jan. 10, 2015

    Deciphering dates on food packages

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

    Did you know that dates on food packages are typically intended to ensure quality not safety?

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  • Dec. 24, 2014

    Weight management mantra: Maintain, don't gain

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

    Try thinking about about weight in a new way: Focus on a healthy lifestyle that prevents weight gain rather than on dieting for weight loss.

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