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How to Love Canned Fruits and Veggies

March 9th, 2015

By Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger As the winter rolls on, you start growing tired of the usual winter fruits and veggie suspects (like potatoes, apples, and oranges). That’s not to say you don’t love them – but you just start yearning for spring produce. I can certainly relate to this feeling, but canned fruits and veggies are a great way to eat a variety of different fruits and veggies when the fresh produce…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 9 Tip from Stephanie Middleberg

March 9th, 2015
    It’s day 9 of National Nutrition Month! Today’s tip is from a national nutrition expert who has a booming private practice in New York City. A friend introduced us a few years back, and we have been friends ever since chatting about nutrition over our rather infrequent lunches (we are both so busy!). Enjoy Stephanie’s words of wisdom!   Close Down the Kitchen After Dinner  …

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 8 Tip from Dr. Janet Brill

March 8th, 2015
It is day 8 of National Nutrition Month! Today’s healthy eating and lifestyle tip is courtesy of Dr. Janet Brill, who has written many books on the topic of heart health.   Make Time to Exercise   Take the time to exercise today or take the time to treat your heart disease tomorrow — which happens to be the leading cause of death in American men and women.   Janet Bond Brill, PhD, RDN, CSSD, FAND

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 7 Tip from Leah McGrath

March 7th, 2015
Day 7 tip comes from a fabulous supermarket dietitian, Leah McGrath, who I recently had the chance to sit down with over some cheese and wine. Needless to say, I was impressed with her passion for nutrition and healthy eating. Enjoy her words of nutrition wisdom!   It’s Not About the Numbers Realize that good health is more than a number on a scale, an amount of calories, or a clothing size and also encompasses…

31 Days of Healthy Eating: Day 6 Tip from Sharon Palmer

March 6th, 2015
We are knee deep into National Nutrition Month. Today’s healthy eating and lifestyle tip comes from Sharon Palmer, RDN. I recently had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sharon, and she is one of the sweetest and intelligent dietitians I have met. Enjoy her tip!   Don’t Be Fooled By Bad Diet Advice   Don’t fall for all of the bad diet advice out there! Unfortunately, there’s plenty…