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Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

Weight Loss: What’s Wine Doing to Your Waistline?

You’re humming along on your diet, losing 1 pound a week. Suddenly you hit a plateau. Could that nightly glass (or two) of wine have anything to do with it? Discover how your body processes alcohol and get tips on cutting back.

Do Sea Salt, Kosher Salt and Pink Salt Beat Table Salt?

Pink Himalayan salt is trending on food blogs. Kosher salt is touted by chefs. Sea salt is everywhere. Are natural salts more nutritious than regular old table salt? Discover the answer and get five tips for reducing your sodium intake.

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3 Ways the New Food Label Will Help You Slim Down

The new FDA Nutrition Facts label, now finalized, shines a spotlight on hidden sugars — and how many calories and servings are in “biggie-sized” foods. This should help turn the tide on America’s obesity epidemic.

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18 Easy Ways to Slash Calories in Your Favorite Recipes

Slimming down your favorite recipes can help your family shed weight and keep it off. But you don’t have to sacrifice flavor or texture. Try these tweaks to boost nutrients and fiber while reducing calories in go-to recipes.

Don’t Let Fast Food Derail Your Diet at the Ballpark

Eating at the ballpark is a beloved ritual. But why let loaded hot dogs derail your diet when today’s stadiums are offering more nutritious and appealing options? Try these tricks for enjoying the day without having to loosen your belt.