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Nutritionist

3 Ways to Lose Weight and Keep It Off During the Holidays

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Overeating commonly occurs when your mind is not aware that your body is being fueled. Allowing your mind and body to connect results in healthier portion control and a satisfied appetite.

Surprisingly Simple Strategies Nutritionists Swear By

Julie Upton | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Dietitians follow nutrition research, and our recommendations always stem from human clinical trials conducted at reputable universities and published in top-tier medical journals.

Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

I hope you enjoy this melt-in-your-mouth eggplant parmesan as much as we do!

Skinny Steak Stew in the Crockpot

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The savory flavor from the shoulder roast blends perfectly with the teriyaki taste of the potatoes and vegetables.

Escarole, Kale, and Sweet Potato Crockpot Soup: A Heart-Healthy Satisfying Meal

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

The comforting aroma of a Crockpot meal is everything we love about fall wrapped up in one easy dish.

6 Tips For Healthier Tailgating

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Unfortunately, a day of overeating is typically followed by setbacks such as fatigue, headaches, and lack of energy. This can be attributed to processed foods and beverages that contain high amounts of sugar and sodium.

Rosemary Ginger Salmon Over Zucchini Pasta

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.22.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This is the perfect Monday night dinner for those of us that tend to carb-load on the weekends.

Are You Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo? Shush

Lauren Slayton | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Lauren Slayton

Why do we need the labels? The second we're judging someone as not vegan enough or devout enough we're focusing on exclusion, and that to me isn't healthy.

How To Make Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.18.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

We couldn't resist combining these two colorful veggies in a healthy recipe.

5 Ways You Can Help An Overweight Child

Beth Rosen | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Beth Rosen

While scrolling through my timeline on Facebook last week, I came across a post about a child who had been put on a "cleanse" to lose weight. I cannot tell you how that made my blood boil!!

Mexican Fiesta Chopped Salad

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

This salad is colorfully healthy. We made it our own by adding our favorite nutrient-packed ingredients.

5 Foods That Help With Bloating

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

There are also foods that can help deflate the belly. Five of our go-to de-bloating foods are listed below. Eating a few of these on a regular basis can keep you from feeling like your stomach has overstayed its welcome at your next party.

Sweet And Savory Grilled Corn On The Cob

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Sweet and Savory Grilled Corn on the Cob It wouldn't be summer without corn on the cob. It is nutrient packed with fiber and vitamins A, B, and E. ...

Skinny Dip!

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Don't be shy. Dive right into this nutrient-packed skinny dip. The addition of zucchini makes our guacamole recipe even more refreshingly tasty. Zucch...

I Exercise Every Day: Why Can't I Lose Weight?

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Weight gain does not happen overnight, and neither does weight loss. Patience, discipline, and motivation are the keys moving in a positive direction to a healthier lifestyle.

Here's What You Need To Know About The New Nutrition Labels

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Accurate and reliable information is crucial to help the fight against childhood obesity and the many health problems it causes. The new food label will provide that information.

Don't Hide the Candy!

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Krista Yoder Latortue

As an all-or-nothing society, we push ourselves to accomplish unachievable goals and fail miserably rather than maintain a sense of balance and moderation. Consider diets in general. We automatically assume they are temporary because we recognize it is impossible to completely restrict oneself forever. Instead, consider making small changes over time.

What You Don't See: Behind the Scenes With 'The Biggest Loser' Nutritionist

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

I am always asked if I've had favorite contestants over the years. Naturally I do, but I haven't singled anyone out. Rachel Frederickson would definitely be high on this list. From the beginning of the season, she has been positive, inquisitive and focused in terms of learning and living the eating plan I teach.

What Nutritionists Always Keep In Their Kitchens

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

It may sound obvious, but it bears repeating: What we put into our bodies has a lot to do with what we put in our kitchens. In other words, if we pack...

Sometimes it's Hard Being a Nutritionist and a Mom

Leslie Rasmussen | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Leslie Rasmussen

My goal for my boys is to model for them what healthy eating looks like and then to hope that someday, they remember what I taught them.

What Nutrition Experts Really Eat For Breakfast

Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living

They don't call it the most important meal of the day for nothing! Breakfast -- when done right -- can set the tone for a more nutritious day with...

The Simple Secret To Surviving After A Split

Barbara Mendez, RPh, MS | Posted 03.08.2013 | Divorce
Barbara Mendez, RPh, MS

Eating well can be challenging for the average, busy, multi-tasking person. But eating healthily in the days following a separation? Nearly impossible.

It's National Nutrition Month And Registered Dietitian Day!

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Manuel Villacorta

Our doctors say "eat healthfully" to stay well, but what exactly does that mean? Most of them don't have time to sit down and explain it to us.

Weight Loss Porn

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Please, if you want to lose weight and keep it off, educate yourself. Read all you can from reputable sources.