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Heather Bauer, RD, CDN
Heather Bauer, RD CDN is a nationally recognized nutrition expert, author, and entrepreneur. Her fresh and inspiring approach to diet has landed her prime time spots on Good Morning America, CNN, CBS, The Talk, Access Hollywood Live and The Tyra Banks Show. She has also been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and People Magazine. Ms. Bauer is the author of two top selling books; The Wall Street Diet and Bread is the Devil and is the founder of Bestowed ( a subscription service that offers consumers a personalized way to discover, sample, shop and learn about the best nutrition and lifestyle products on the market.

Entries by Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

How to Deflate Your Waistline (Not the Ball) This Super Bowl Sunday

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 4:53 PM

Super Bowl Sunday can be one of the toughest days of the year when it comes to eating. With the unlimited spread of snack foods, giant hero sandwiches, pizza, wings, and not to mention beer, it can be pretty hard to defend those resolutions that were made just a few...

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5 Simple Goals for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 12:22 PM

"I'll never have a cup of coffee again!"

"Tomorrow -- I'm getting a trainer."

"This is the last dessert I'll ever have in my life!"

The promises we make ourselves in the very early hours of the new year are not usually based on reality. More often than not they're...

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The Secret Sauce to Surviving Holiday Parties

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 12:05 PM

Spirits are bright, bells are jingling, and it's going to be eight crazy nights -- the holidays must be upon us.

For most of us, starting around Thanksgiving, our weekends are packed with shopping, wrapping and of course -- holiday dinners and parties. And even though we might feel spread...

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Holidays, Cocktails and Calories?

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 12:21 PM

For many of us, drinking alcoholic beverages is an integral part of socializing. If alcohol is important to you, it would be unrealistic to expect that you could (or should) cut it out of your diet overnight. However, you can still be strategic about what you drink.

At your...

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Beware the Scale: Learn the Right Way to Weigh

(3) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:16 AM

When trying to follow a weight-loss plan, the scale can be your worst enemy. It's a tricky device in tracking weight loss. Some dieters go so far as to step on the scale after every meal. This poses a problem, because weight tends to fluctuate, on average, between 2 to...

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Survive Thanksgiving in Style

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 10:48 AM

Alright, no one panic.

Thanksgiving might as well change itself to "National Dinner Day" and definitely does not seem like it will lend itself to your "eating right" plan. Plus, once the eat-xtravaganza begins, how do you get it to stop?!

But no worries -- tackling turkey day is easier...

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Thinner on Monday: Keep Off Weekend Weight

(0) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 11:17 AM

You're only human if, halfway through a workweek, you've already begun a countdown to the weekend. What's not to love? There's extra time to spend with the kids, dining out with friends, and sleeping in. But if you're not careful with your choices, the weekend can really wreak havoc on...

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Ces 8 aliments ne sont pas si sains qu'on vous le dit...

(11) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 1:13 AM

On vous a sûrement dit des dizaines de fois: "Tu peux en manger tant que tu veux. C'est bon pour la santé !"

C'est quelque chose qu'on a tous entendu et qui nous a conforté dans nos habitudes alimentaires, même si nous savions pertinemment que l'idée de manger quelque chose jusqu'à...

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Ces 8 aliments ne sont pas si sains qu'on vous le dit...

(0) Comments | Posted October 13, 2014 | 1:19 PM

On vous a sûrement dit des dizaines de fois: "Tu peux en manger tant que tu veux. C'est bon pour la santé !"

C'est quelque chose qu'on a tous entendu et qui nous a conforté dans nos habitudes alimentaires, même si nous savions pertinemment que l'idée de manger quelque chose jusqu'à...

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Healthy Foods... That Aren't

(9) Comments | Posted October 5, 2014 | 9:55 AM

How many times have you overheard someone say, "Oh, you can eat as much of that as you want... it's healthy!"

This phenomenon is one that we've all heard, all been encouraged by, and all deep down knew that something about eating too much of anything doesn't seem quite...

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Autumn Is Here! Keep Cozy With Nutritious Comfort Foods

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 4:28 PM

Cooler weather certainly stirs the craving for warmer foods. And isn't it funny that warmer foods conjure up steaming mashed potatoes, cheesy macaroni, and not necessarily a bowl of steamed carrots? Well, if your cravings for comfort foods star the good old carbohydrate, here are some foods you that will...

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Sugar Myth Busters: 5 Reasons Not to Sour on Yogurt

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 1:53 PM

As a registered dietitian, I'm all for people reading labels and learning more about nutrition. I'm also really careful to make sure my clients know how to read the full label and don't just focus on one ingredient. I believe in looking at the big picture of the foods you...

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Spend an Entire Day Eating Non-GMO

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2013 | 12:49 PM

By now, we are all probably aware of the notorious GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) that inhabit most junk food and processed products in our grocery stores. These organisms are unnatural and can be both toxic and allergenic to the body. Who wants to set that down...

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How to Read a Nutrition Label: A Nutritionist's Tips

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 8:36 AM

At this time of year, it feels like everyone's excited about learning. From my 5-year-old daughter to the college students I see drinking lattes and riding bikes around New York City, there's just something about fall that makes us want to study, learn, and understand the world around us. I...

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No More Boring PB&J: Healthy Sandwich Ideas for Kids and Adults

(7) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 7:03 PM

Ah, September. Along with cooler temperatures and falling leaves comes school schedules, school books... and of course, school lunches! As a mom and nutritionist, I always get questions about how to pack healthy, nutritious lunches for both kids and adults. Sandwiches are a lunch box staple, but they can get...

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Sticking to Your Diet on Your Last Summer Weekend Getaway

(3) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 8:36 AM

Summer's almost over -- but that doesn't mean you can't get away for one more weekend of fun in the sun and sand (or lake and mountains, as it may be). One of the things I see my clients struggle with the most is how to stick to a healthy...

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What to Eat to Protect Your Skin From the Summer Sun

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2013 | 11:32 AM

Summer means fun in the sun, whether that includes a beach trip, days spent at the pool or a weekend hike in the mountains. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, so it's really...

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Morning, Noon or Night: The Proper Way to Eat and Workout

(62) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 8:33 AM

Do you hop out of bed first thing in the morning and hit the gym? Maybe you prefer a late-night workout before bed. Either way, the food you consume pre- and post-workout are just as important as the workout itself. Many of us have had the experience of scarfing down...

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Tips to a Perfect (and Healthy) Father's Day

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 6:37 PM

Whether your dad's ideal day involves 18 holes on the green or a BBQ in the backyard, there is no reason why he should not keep up his healthy routine -- or -- maybe it's the perfect day to start one. By sneaking some delicious and healthy treats into his...

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Top 5 Reasons to Steer Clear of GMOs

(205) Comments | Posted May 28, 2013 | 9:46 AM

We have all heard the term "GMO" fly around the food industry lately, but what does it actually mean? GMO stands for "genetically modified organisms." These are plants and animals that have been created by having their DNA modified in a lab. So why are we consuming these...

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