Common Food Myths

Common Food Myths

Fact or myth? Eggs yolks and beef are loaded with cholesterol and are bad for you. Late night meals add on the extra pounds. Nutrition and food-related myths spread like wildfire. It’s important for people to get the facts and learn the truth about what they’re eating and its effect on their health.  Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RD, CDN covers some popular food myths.

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Hidden Sources of Added Sugar

Hidden Sources of Added Sugar

Sugar, whether in its natural state or processed form, is a type of simple carbohydrate that your body uses for energy. While a little sugar is alright, numerous health problems have been linked with excess intake. Sugar is lurking in so many foods that most folks take in much more than they think. Toby Amidor, MS, RD shares how to differentiate between natural and added sugars

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Do You Need a Supplement?

Do You Need a Supplement?

If you’re like more than half of Americans you pop some kind of supplement every day. There's a debate that if you have a healthy, well-rounded diet there’s no need to get your nutrition from a pill. And while this is mostly true, there are a few exceptions. Karen Ansel, MS, RD, CDN shares 4 nutrients you might be missing out on.

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Convenience Store Foods Get a Makeover

Convenience Store Foods Get a Makeover

When you’re in the car and hunger hits, a convenience store is probably the last place you’d think of for a healthy snack or meal. But between the chips, candy and beef jerky, many chains are now stocking some surprisingly nutritious - and fresh - choices. Karen Ansel, MS, RD, CDN guides us to the most pit stop-worthy eats.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Children’s Health

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Children’s Health

These days, childhood obesity is the hot topic when it comes to children’s health, and while it is certainly a great concern for our children and the future generations, there are many other important issues that we need to think about when it comes to the health of our children. Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RD, CDN shares 5 things that you (probably) didn’t know about children’s health.

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