Expert Blog Posts

  • March 27, 2013

    Calories reconsidered

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Is the formula used for predicting weight loss flawed? What about how calorie counts are calculated? 9 comments
  • Feb. 06, 2013

    Industry reacts to attacks on sugar-sweetened drinks

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Are makers of sugar-sweetened drinks responding with real change or just trying to retool their image? 5 comments
  • Jan. 16, 2013

    Are sports supplements sabotaging you?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. If your weight loss has stalled, consider whether your pre- or post-workout snacks are sabotaging you. 5 comments
  • Nov. 07, 2012

    Sleep and energy balance

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Eating fewer calories than you burn should lead to weight loss, right? So why is it that this equation doesn't always seem to work? 3 comments
  • Oct. 13, 2012

    The scale, friend or foe?

    By Nancy Klobassa Davidson, R.N. and Peggy Moreland, R.N. Watch your weight and attain a healthier life in managing or preventing diabetes. 18 comments
  • Oct. 03, 2012

    What will it take to reverse the obesity epidemic?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The rates of obesity and related diseases are on course to increase dramatically over the next 20 years. What can be done? 19 comments
  • Aug. 29, 2012

    Cooking inspiration from Julia Child

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Find inspiration in Julia Child's legendary enthusiasm for good food and fresh ingredients. 7 comments
  • Aug. 22, 2012

    Train like an athlete for better health

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Let the spirit of athletics inspire you to be the healthiest you can be. 7 comments
  • June 12, 2012

    A call for healthier options across the globe

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. American's aren't the only ones who want help making healthy choices when they eat out. 6 comments
  • June 07, 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. 53 comments
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