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A Closer Look at Reusable Water Bottles

October 1st, 2015
By Kimberly Visioni, MS, Contributing Blogger You’ve probably noticed the ubiquity of reusable water bottles – at the gym, at work, stuffed into the sides of backpacks – they’re everywhere. There’s no longer a need to trek to the sporting goods store to find one – these water bottles now take up whole aisles in your local grocery stores. While choosing a size, shape, color, brand and material among the multitude…

Honey and Maple Syrup Verses Granulated Sugar

September 28th, 2015
By Alexandra Orlan, Guest Blogger In the effort to eat healthier and still enjoy sweets, many recipes now call for maple syrup or honey as a replacement for granulated sugar. Although you may think these natural forms of sugar are healthier and more beneficial, there is more to this story. Natural Sugars: Honey and Maple Syrup
Both maple syrup and honey contain high amounts of fructose, a single sugar that is sweeter than…

Farm-To-Table: What Does It All Mean?

September 24th, 2015

By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger You’ve likely heard of one of the latest food trends – farm to table.  I know anytime I see this term on a menu or an article talking about it, I’m instantly drawn to it.  Using this principle in your diet can do wonders, but it’s not necessarily a no-fail approach to eating healthy. What is Farm to Table?
The farm-to-table movement started a few years ago and is still going…

Book Review: 21-Day Tummy Diet Cookbook

September 9th, 2015

By Alicia Slusarek, RD, Contributing Blogger What if there was a reasonable, actionable, and credible solution to your everyday tummy troubles? More people today, especially women, seem to experience abdominal discomfort regularly and are expressing their concerns. Rather than going to extremes, or just “dealing with it”, the 21-Day Tummy Diet Cookbook could provide you with the relief you’re looking…

Cookbook Review: Drink Your Way To Gut Health

August 31st, 2015

By Natalie Rizzo, MS Contributing Blogger Probiotics is one of the hottest nutrition trends right now. Also known as good bacteria, probiotics have been linked to improved digestion, reduced cholesterol, sustained weight loss, and possible mental health benefits. It’s no wonder that the popularity of probiotics is on the rise! But, with popularity comes confusion about what foods naturally contain probiotics…