Which Health Foods Deserve the Hype? Our Dietitian Weighs In…

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Walking down the aisles of a supermarket can feel overwhelming. Shelves are bursting with an ever-increasing array of products. Advertisements and food packages make all sorts of claims about their health benefits. Some foods almost seem to glow with halo-like properties. But how does one know if something really is healthy or just a lot…

The Microbiome – Does it Affect Weight?

There is much attention being paid to the microbiome – the trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi that live in our bodies– and the link between health and disease. While this is a new area of research, and there’s still much to learn, we do know that the microbiome plays an important role in health…

Alcohol: Finding the Right Balance for Your Health

By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Alcohol in moderation can be a part of a healthy meal plan, even for people who are trying to reach a healthier weight. However, drinking “in moderation” can sometimes be a challenge – and it can also impair sleep, thinking, judgment, and overall health. More people are choosing to…
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Simple Food Swaps for Better Health

As a dietitian, I am often asked, “What’s the best __ (bread, crackers, cereal…) for me to eat?” While there is no “best” option, we want to offer you some “good-for-you” selections, and share some tips on how you can judge different foods for yourself. As a general rule – the fewer ingredients, the better,…

Morning Routine Worksheet

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