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Want to Improve Your Overall Health?

If I asked you how many servings of fruits and vegetables you eat per day, what would your answer be? What about how many minutes […]

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How to Avoid Sneaky Added Sugars

Do you have any idea how much sugar you’re actually eating every day? You could guess, sure, but odds are, you’d be way off thanks […]

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Should You Go Gluten Free?

For most, this is not toxic. (Photo via Thinkstock.) From the way that gluten free foods have popped up in every corner of the supermarket […]

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Dessert at Breakfast: Good or Bad for Weight Loss?

If you read the latest headlines, you might be thinking eating dessert for breakfast is the way to go if you want to lose weight. […]

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Fried Food: Still Bad for You

Imagine a world in which you can eat fried food to your heart’s content and not have to worry about heart disease. Sounds too good […]

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Not All Nutritionists Are Created Equal

Be Healthy Boston had a great turnout for its inaugural year. Health enthusiasts from across the greater Boston area came out for a weekend full […]

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Trans Fats 101

More dangerous than you’d think. (Photo via iStockphoto.) My journey to become a dietitian started with the discovery of trans fat. Yes, they had been […]

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Time to Soup Up That Diet

Carrot-lentil soup. Photo via Hemera. The chill of a New England winter calls for a warm blanket on the shoulders and a steaming bowl of […]

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Five Ways to Revive Your New Year's Resolution

Photo via ThinkStock. Confession: I’m not the biggest advocate for New Year’s resolutions. For me, a New Year’s resolution comes with a sense of impending […]

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How Many Minutes of Jogging is That Soda Worth?

Despite being the bearer of a given food’s most valuable information, the food label goes too often ignored by consumers. What’s more, even when it […]

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A Holiday Eating Guide You Can Actually Use

The holidays are a time for family gatherings, friendly parties, and celebration. But, as most everyone knows, this time of year also brings temptation, (possible) […]

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Does Snacking Hinder Weight Loss?

I am surrounded by dietitians and nutrition-minded people on a daily basis. It seems like we all live by snacking and most dietitians I know […]

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Can We Estimate Calories with a Photograph?

When it comes to smartphones, you can accomplish just about anything with the push of a button. Everything from recipes to diet advice, you can […]

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Soda and Teen Violence

What do you think of when you hear the word soda? Maybe sugar or obesity come to mind, but weapons and violence might not be […]