7 Worst Snacks Your Dietitian Would Never Eat

When your stomach starts talking to you midway through the afternoon, do you raid the vending machine? Do you routinely stop off at the fridge before you go to bed? Read these tips from our dietitians about the seven snacks to avoid — if you want to be healthy and trim.

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3 Reasons Why Pistachios Can Boost Your Health

Pistachios can pack a powerful punch for health. That’s because these little green gems are a great source of nutrition, and are brimming with vitamins and nutrients. Making nuts such as pistachios a part of your everyday eating is associated with decreased risk of death from cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Pistachios and other nuts are … Read More

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Recipe: Healthy Almond and Coconut Trail Mix

This trail mix fits easily in a pocket or purse, and can help you avoid spur-of-the-moment fast food or other unhealthy choices. The key is to include a protein source, such as the nuts and seeds found in this trail mix recipe, as well as a fiber source, provided by the nuts, seeds, whole grains … Read More

Movie Plans? 9 Hacks for Your Snacks (Infographic)

Eating at the movies can be hazardous to your health. Movie theater sizes exceed recommended servings (by a lot!) and are typically full of sodium, sugar and fat. A large buttered popcorn has 1,200 calories, extra salt, and saturated fat in the butter. A box of Snowcaps has sugar plus saturated fat (in the chocolate). Your best strategy? Snack at home before you … Read More