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Keeping Cookout Condiments Safe To Eat

August 30th, 2016
By Jennifer Senecal, MS, Contributing Blogger Imagine that it’s a hot summer day, perfect for backyard barbecuing. You swing by the grill, where the designated grill-master flips your burger or dog onto a bun, and then you head to the condiment table! There sits the ketchup, mustard, mayo and relish, basking in the hot sun. It is a food safety rule that food should not sit out for more than 2 hours at room temperature…

Healthy Eats: College Fast Food Edition

August 22nd, 2016
By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger It’s back to school for many college students, but those college campus streets are lined with fast food restaurants targeting students.  With these popular joints around, the dining halls are usually the last resort for food. However, these fast food restaurants often promote unhealthy food items that can contribute to the “freshman 15,” or unhealthy weight gain throughout…

Healthy Eating When Traveling

August 18th, 2016

By Alissa Fogelson Contributing Blogger Who doesn’t love vacation? It is a time for new experiences, family fun, and well-deserved relaxation. Yet, despite all of the benefits, many dread getting on the scale once they return home. It’s common to feel that you have less power and much more exposure to unhealthy foods – not exactly the ideal combination. Returning from a trip to Scotland myself, I understand this…

6 Healthy Packable Lunch Foods for Kids

August 15th, 2016
By Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, Contributing Blogger Although the weather still screams summer, many families are in the midst of back-to-school planning. With the craziness of buying new wardrobes and school supplies, the last thing any parent wants to think about is what to pack in their kid’s lunchbox. Ditch the boring peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and try any of these 6 dietitian (and kid) approved lunches instead.…

App Review: Whole Body Reboot

August 9th, 2016

By Lexi Orlan, Contributing Blogger We all have a tough time making healthy decisions. Perhaps you can’t resist a cone of ice cream while taking the kids out or you need those boardwalk fried Oreos. But, don’t fret! Registered dietitian Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, author of Whole Body Reboot, has a great new app that can help you keep your body in shape and shed those unwanted extra pounds. What Is Whole Body Reboot?