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Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Uncover the truths about juicing’s effects on losing weight. Guest Post by: Gabriella Thompson, Dominican University Nutrition Student Is juicing the answer to your weight loss prayers? Will it help remove your extra holiday pounds and [...]

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? [...]

De-Gassing Strategies For Beans

De-Gassing Strategies For Beans

How to eat the musical fruit without the toot! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Alright, after all of my bean stories and Tuscan White Bean and Plum Tomato Soup recipe, a lot of you have politely asked [...]

Four Foods to Help You Sleep Better

Four Foods to Help You Sleep Better

  Eat, drink, and enjoy a good night’s sleep! By: Jodie Shield, RDN Having trouble falling asleep? It may be that handful of greasy potato chips or late afternoon latte? What you eat and drink can [...]

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. [...]

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

How to Toss Beans Into Family Meals

Three tasty bean tips you can count on!  By: Jodie Shield, RD Beans are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals, but many kids – mine included- wish they could toss them out the window [...]

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

Five Tips for Dealing with Halloween Candy Overload

  How to prevent your kids from turning into candy monsters! By: Jodie Shield, RD At my house when kids chant, “Trick or treat, give me something good to eat.” You know what I say? Define [...]

Top 4 Reasons For Eating Family Dinners

Top 4 Reasons For Eating Family Dinners

The Power of the Family Dinner Hour!  By: Jodie Shield, RD If your family dinner is constantly being bumped by other activities like soccer practice or volunteer meetings, you may want to reconsider your priorities.  Research [...]

Hungry or Satisfied? Rate Your Appetite

Hungry or Satisfied? Rate Your Appetite

Use a hunger scale to help you and your kids learn when to put down that fork! By: Jodie Shield, RD   Hunger Games. Kids and adults play them all the time. You know what I [...]

Health by Chocolate: Top 3 Reasons to Eat It

Health by Chocolate: Top 3 Reasons to Eat It

By: Jodie Shield, RD As if anybody needs a reason to eat chocolate!  But if you do, here’s the bittersweet truth about everybody’s favorite sweet stuff – – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate is . [...]