Seven Essential Steps To Keep Lost Pounds Off…Forever

By Hope Warshaw, MMSc, RD, CDE, BC-ADM (see brief bio at end)  Many people with excess weight or obesity are led to believe that the hardest part of tackling extra pounds is shedding them. Thus, most of the focus around weight management aims to answer the question: What’s the best eating plan (aka diet) to…

5 Reasons Children Don’t Need To Diet

By Madeleine Ortiz As a parent, the realization that my child is overweight and at risk of developing health complications can be terrifying. We want to protect our children and help them be as healthy as possible, but how do we do that? Dr. Julie St-Pierre, associate professor of pediatrics and McGill University in Montreal,…

Tips For Meal Planning During COVID-19

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE This is such an unusual time. It’s hard to plan meals since when we get to the store, we may not find what we’re looking for. Or if we’re waiting on a delivery – we can’t be sure when it will arrive or what will be in it! …

How To Cook With Beans And Lentils

By: Ansley Dalbo Cooking beans from scratch couldn’t be easier and once you do it a few times, you will DEFINITELY taste the difference between dried beans and those that come from a can. Whenever I make soup from beans that I’ve cooked myself, my husband will always say, “oh man, this tastes better than…

Upgrade Your Breakfast

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Low-Carb, High-Energy Snack Ideas

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Two super-popular snacks that are low in carbs and high in protein are nuts and jerky… get our tips for choosing the right option for you! 100 Calories of Nuts: Nuts are a great snack.  They are packed with protein and healthy fats that keep you feeling full. …

What To Know About All Different types of Milk!

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE Are certain kinds of milk better for me to drink?  Short Take: Milk is an important source of protein, vitamins and minerals in our diets.  While cow’s milk is the most common (and least expensive) variety, many “milk alternatives” or “non-dairy beverages” can be found.  Each one offers…

Choosing Healthy Foods… What’s in a Dietitian’s Pantry?

by Melinda D. Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDE A healthy eating plan begins with making sure you’ve got good options to choose from at home.  In some cases, I’ve listed brand names in italics, but know that we don’t endorse any of these brands. They are included to give you some examples of good options… Choose…

Banana Bread Recipe

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What To Do About Nighttime Snacking…

By: Madeleine Ortiz It’s 8pm on a Tuesday night. Susan has had a productive day that included an awesome new exercise class. She stuck to her meal plan all day and has even managed to clean up all her dishes after cooking and enjoying a nutritious dinner. She’s excited to sit down and enjoy a…