The best breakfast foods give you fuel in the tank for energy that lasts. They boost your metabolism, fight disease and help you keep your weight down. The worst breakfast foods do the opposite. They lead to mid-morning crashes, wreak havoc on your metabolism, encourage disease and cause weight gain. You shouldn’t skip breakfast — … Read More
If your doctor has told you that you’re at risk for diabetes you can tackle the threat on your own through a plan that combines weight loss and physical activity. All programs, however, are not created equal.
Join Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, as she explains why berries are not to be missed during your next rounds through the farmer’s market.
In three years, you won’t find foods with artificial trans fats on your grocery store shelves. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has stated that manufacturers have to remove all trans fat from their products in that time frame. Why wait? With a little smart shopping, you can avoid the worst type of fat now. … Read More
With pita bread, you can make something that looks gourmet in 15 minutes. It’s also a healthier alternative to high-calorie breads and pizza crusts. Find recipes and suggestions for easy meals and snacks.
On the Fourth of July, cookouts abound. Our dietitian describes easy substitutions you can make for healthy, delicious eating.
Some of us binge on food at Thanksgiving and eat too much cake on our birthdays. Discover where bingeing ends and binge eating disorder (BED) begins.
The science of which foods are — and aren’t — good for your heart can seem to be ever changing. Recent studies have been coming so fast that keeping up starts to feel like mission impossible. The good news is that there’s still more agreement among experts about the basics of diet and the heart … Read More
Summer comes with plenty of adventures, from road trips on sunny days to campouts on starry nights. Why not add a little adventure to your diet for the upcoming summer, too? Below are a few fresh summertime foods — some staples, some surprises. They’ll add flavors to your life and benefits for your health. 1. … Read More
You stand at the freezer, steaming over something that happened at work and searching for a bowl of ice cream to cool your emotions. You sit on the couch and mindlessly munch through a whole bag of chips after a fight with a loved one. This is emotional eating. You’ve probably heard it called “stress … Read More