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.
Osteoporosis is a degenerative disease that causes weak, brittle bones which become susceptible to fractures and breaks. About 10 million Americans have osteoporosis and another 34 million are at risk for the disease. Learn ways to prevent and control osteoporosis.
Dining out can present challenges if you're on a diet, but learning how to dine out appropriately is a huge factor in one’s success. Nicole Morrissey, RD shares her tips for how dining out can be done health-consciously and weight-consciously with a few small changes.
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
Living with diabetes can sometimes feel like you’re in a world of pasta, bread and bowls of rice. And this is often the reality. However, eating to control your blood sugar may be easier than you think. Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, LD shares tips to help manage your diabetes.
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.
There are millions of Americans living with food related chronic diseases and food professionals can help by providing healthy menu options. Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, LD shares tips to effectively market condition specific dishes to your customers.
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.
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.
Superfoods are purported to cause miraculous weight loss, reverse poor health, and make you feel like a superstar. But just what are superfoods? Michaela Ballmann, MS, RD breaks down what qualifies as a superfood and what cuts her top 10 list.
Requests for gluten-free dishes have become widespread with the increasing awareness of both celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Toby Amidor, MS, RD shares some common swaps to favorites making them gluten-free.
Thinking about or getting ready for your first visit with a registered dietitian? Marisa Moore, MBA, RD, LD shares what to expect and tips on how to get the most out of your appointment.