https://www.livestrong.com/article/13721321-healthy-drinks-natural-sweeteners/ We all know that water is the ideal beverage of choice — but, sometimes, it just doesn’t cut it. Unfortunately, many popular drinks we reach for on the regular (think soda and juice) are packed with sugar. And your daily coffee or tea isn’t innocent here, either. Most of us pour much more sugar […]

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Curious about whether you should be buying fresh or frozen produce? We help you make the decision by breaking it down by each item in our video. Check it out to learn more, and happy shopping! Fresh Produce Fresh produce is always a great choice if it’s in season. If it’s summer and you’re looking […]

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Healthy Vacation Summer often means more time spent away from home (vacation!) for many of us. I get a lot of questions about staying healthy when traveling. It can be difficult to relax and enjoy ourselves without worrying about finding healthy food options or staying motivated and active. Check out my top travel tips and summer […]

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Confused about food expiration dates? Check out the facts below! Breaking Down Use By, Sell By, and Best By Dates I sleepily walk to the refrigerator, grab the container of yogurt, and realize that yesterday’s date is staring me in the face. Is there mold or something furry growing on it? Does it smell less […]

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Healthy Fast Foods: Tips and Strategies Do you feel like you’re constantly busy or chained to a desk with little to no down time? Life seems to have turned into a constant go-go-go, from the moment the alarm shrieks until it’s time to go to sleep. If this sounds familiar, you likely are feeling anxiety […]

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Seriously, Which Cooking Oil Should We Be Using? Cindy Kuzma Aug 11 2017, 1:00pm Not all fats are created equal. Fanny packs and shoulder cut-outs may be back in—but fortunately, the fat-phobic diet of the ’80s remains out of style. Health experts now largely agree we need more of this macronutrient in our lives than […]

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Here’s Why Breakfast is Overrated The New York Daily News BY PETER SBLENDORIO The most important meal of the day is overrated. I skip breakfast almost every morning and I don’t notice a difference in my energy level or production at work compared to those rare instances when I do spring for a bagel or […]

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The Relationship Between Food and Mood BY ABBIE GELLMAN, MS, RD, CDN Turns out that the old saying “you are what you eat” is true, especially in relation to food and mood. Over the past several years, many evidence-based studies have been published detailing how some foods help improve your mood while others make it […]

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Winter is prime time for snowy sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, but it can also sap your motivation to exercise and eat well. Or do much of anything besides sleep and eat carbs—what New Year’s resolutions? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from the “winter blahs” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrients to prioritize in your diet. These fats — primarily found in fish, but also in chia seeds and nuts and in supplements, help maintain mental health and stave off depression and aggressive behavior.​

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