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The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Reeling in The Facts on Fish Oil Supplements Guest Post By: Lisa Schrader, Dominican University Nutrition Student Does the recent debate on fish oil supplements have you feeling like a fish outa water? The current 2015 Dietary [...]

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Trick or Treat: What Can My Gluten-Free Child Eat?

Tips to help you unwrap the truth about gluten-free Halloween candy and treats. Guest Post By: Molly Hodul, Dominican University Nutrition Student As a parent of a gluten-free child, finding yummy, safe Halloween treats can be [...]

How To Eat Healthier At Fast Food Chains

How To Eat Healthier At Fast Food Chains

Part III: What My Family Ate On Our Summer Vacation By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Friends, I have to get something off my registered dietitian nutritionist chest: fast food doesn’t really bother me. Of course it’s [...]

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Should You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

Batter up!  Take your licks wisely. By: Jodie Shield, RDN One of my fondest childhood holiday memories is baking sugar cookies with my mom. I loved flattening out the dough with her big wooden rolling pin, [...]

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar?  These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and parents!) [...]

Guilt-Free Desserts

Guilt-Free Desserts

Go head, eat dessert! Six tips for serving light and healthy desserts. By: Jodie Shield, RDN After a long, hot, and busy day, nothing tastes better than a cool, refreshing dessert. Go ahead and let your [...]

Should You Eat Greek Yogurt?

Should You Eat Greek Yogurt?

Find out how Greek yogurt stacks up nutritionally against regular yogurt. By: Jodie Shield, RDN When it comes to buying yogurt, it’s Greek for me. I LOVE the tangy, not-too-sweet taste of Greek yogurt. Plus, it’s [...]

Snooze and Lose!

Snooze and Lose!

Sleep duration may play a key role in regulating body weight.  By: Jodie Shield, RDN Sleep away pounds. Pinch me, I’m dreaming – not! If you like your zzzz’s, go ahead and hit the snooze button. [...]

To Buy Organic or Not?

To Buy Organic or Not?

How to shop for fresh produce without blowing your food budget. Guest Post By: Laura Chalela Hoover, RDN The reasons to buy organic fruit and vegetables are many. Earlier this month, Organic Authority highlighted five reasons that [...]

Should My Kids Be Drinking Juice?

Should My Kids Be Drinking Juice?

The Great Juice Debate! Guest Post by: Kate Byers, MS, RDN I have talked myself in circles regarding juice consumption for some time now. Here’s how the (slightly schizophrenic) conversation goes: Me: “Hailey shouldn’t drink juice. [...]