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Heart Smart Trail Mix

Heart Smart Trail Mix

By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD Go nuts! You have got to try this trail mix recipe. It’s loaded with all sorts of heart-healthy ingredients. My sister-in-law, Mickey, shared it with me when we were hiking in Sedona – [...]

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Kids’ Favorite Sidewalk Games

Learn the rules for playing your child’s favorite summer games.  Third in a three-part series. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN One of my favorite childhood memories was playing four square, with my best pals Lori, Jean, [...]

Kids’ Top 3 Favorite Pool Games

Kids’ Top 3 Favorite Pool Games

Learn the rules for playing your child’s favorite summer games.  Second of a three-part series. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN It’s getting hot outside! Slather on sunscreen; grab a beach towel and head over to the [...]

Should You Ditch Your Diet?

Should You Ditch Your Diet?

Discover the hidden treasure to weight management: sea vegetables. Guest Blogger Post: Cheryl Fitzgerald, Dominican University Nutrition Student Hara Hachi Bu, wakame, and nori. What do these words mean and what do they all have in [...]

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 Weigh Every Day?

Should You Weigh Every Day?

Find out how often the “biggest losers” step on the scale! By: Jodie Shield, RD If you’re trying to lose weight, how often should you step on the scale – once a week, occasionally or everyday? [...]

Easy Mac and Cheese

Easy Mac and Cheese

No more box mixes. This healthy, creamy stovetop recipe is way better! By: Jodie Shield, RDN If you love macaroni and cheese, but hate all of the artificial colors and unpronounceable additives, give this recipe a [...]

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. [...]

Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy

The three best options for your body. Guest Post by: Valerie Latona  Sometimes, when you’re carrying around a big belly, the last thing you want to do is … move. I know. I’ve been there three [...]

The #1 Reason You Should Be Exercising

The #1 Reason You Should Be Exercising

Find out why getting “physical” is good for your heart. Guest Post By: Valerie Latona It’s Spring—just about that time when everyone starts exercising to get in shape for summer. But there’s a more important reason [...]