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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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Drink Your Medicine

By some fortuitous fluke, one of the best things you can drink post-workout is also one of the tastiest: chocolate milk. With just the right […]

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How to Love One of America's Most Hated Vegetables

Photo via ThinkStock. There is no such thing as a bad vegetable, but there are several that most Americans just plain hate. Or, at least […]

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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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Scenes from a His-and-Hers Diet

Diets tank for a million different reasons — boredom, difficulty, Thanksgiving stuffing — but simply choosing the wrong one shouldn’t be among them. We combed […]

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How to Take Your New Year's Resolutions to the Next Level

Dutch researchers asked 585 participants to pick between four snacks: an apple, a banana, a candy bar and a molasses waffle. About half of the […]

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Did You Eat Breakfast This Morning?

Ask yourself this: how much more likely are you to grab a few munchkins that were left in the break room when you have not […]

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The Military Sandwich That'll Last For Years

There’s a lot to be said for the food innovation scene coming out of the universities and restaurants around here, but when it comes to […]

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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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For Calorie Control, The Eyes Have It

A little while ago, Coca-Cola launched a new look for its traditional, sugar-laden beverage that did not sit well with consumers. The “Arctic Home” cans […]

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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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The Real Deal On Coconut Water?

I recently returned from an amazing tropical vacation on the island of St. John. Every day, I would wander to the small town center to […]

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A Nutritionist's Philosophy

I love food — good, local, Boston food. I am also overzealous about the subject of fiber, sincerely enthusiastic about fruits and vegetables, and can […]