Preparing for Thanksgiving

Holidays are just around the corner! The most wonderful, joyful, festive, and food-coma filled time of the year! As much as we look forward to this time of year, it is not without the anticipation of how many lbs. we will be packing on. If you are like millions of Americans...

Holiday Eating Survival Tips (slides)

Click here to see the slides

Are Calorie Counts on Menus Really Helpful?

According to recent estimates, nearly 40% of adults are obese in America. By December 1, 2016, all menus at fast food restaurants, restaurants with more than 20 locations, and in vending machines must contain calorie contents of each item. This is a provision of the...

Passover Nutrition Tips

Eating healthfully during the Passover holiday is sometimes challenging. People complain of boredom, constipation, and missing their favorite foods while following the Passover diet, which contains no chametz (leavened grains).  Leavened grains are defined as wheat, spelt,...

Choosing Healthful Vegetarian Foods at Restaurants

For vegetarians, 20-30% of total calories should come from proteins and dairy products. Many vegetarians eat too many carbohydrates and too little protein, especially in the beginning. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend a healthy vegetarian pattern which is...

Healthful Travels: How to Keep Eating and Exercise on Track while Traveling

Traveling can put a major ripple in your healthy groove. It can be a struggle to maintain some semblance of healthy habits while you are traveling. However, it can be even harder to transition back to them when you return home. If you find yourself at a loss for how to...

Pages