Food for thought.

Forget the Detox – Do This Instead

By Nikki DeAngelis, RDN, LDN As the New Year rolls in, it can seem like the sugar cookies and eggnog are still sticking to our waistlines. It can be discouraging when our pants feel a little tighter than they did before all of the festivities began. A “detox” sounds...

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May Your Holidays Be Merry and Light

Holidays can make it challenging to prioritize good nutrition around the month of December. Check out 5 tips from our Registered Dietitian Nutritionist on how to find balance in eating during the most wonderful time of the year. 1. Be prepared for a snack attack Pack...

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Let’s Talk About Gluten

“Gluten Free” has become a buzzword in the past few years when talking about food and nutrition—but what exactly does it mean? Let’s start with defining gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat and related grains like barley and rye. Oats are often included in this...

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Slash the Sugar This Halloween

Let’s be honest – the month of October is a time when we can go overboard on sugar consumption. Pumpkin flavored lattes, breads, and even cocktails can have a spooky amount of sugar. It’s also easy to grab a few too many fun-sized chocolate bars when passing out candy...

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Protein at Breakfast: Thinking Outside the Cereal Box

Do you remember your mom nagging you to eat breakfast every morning? As much as you may not want to admit it, she had a point. Your body goes all night without any fuel, and eating breakfast helps “wake up” your metabolism and helps to light your calorie-burning fire...

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