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Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD

Laura Jeffers, MEd, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and Outpatient Nutrition Manager in the Center for Human Nutrition.

How to Choose the Best Strawberries and Raspberries (Video)

When shopping for strawberries and raspberries, watch out for crushed berries on the bottom of the container that could be spoiled. Also, the berries should be a bright color (no splotches or yellow) and the green tips should be bright. More fruit and veggie posts 9 Veggies and Fruits to Keep on Your Shopping List … Read More

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How to Spot a Sweet, Ripe Pineapple (Video)

Do you know how you can tell if a pineapple is ripe? It’s not as difficult as you might think. Find tips from a dietitian to help you select a sweet, perfectly ripe fruit from the grocery store.

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Turkey Bacon: How Healthy Is It Really?

Calorie- and fat-conscious eaters may opt for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to the traditional kind. But this substitute is also high in fat and sodium and offers few other benefits.