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Heart Healthy Diet

By Beth Sumrell Ehrensberger, R.D. You know by now that omega-3 fats, like those found in fish are important to eat. But what makes them great? Marine sources of omega-3s can...

By Beth Sumrell Ehrensberger, R.D. For me, there’s no better treat than a piece of good-quality, rich chocolate to savor. And my indulgence of choice just got a little sweeter. A...

By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., nutritionist My hometown, Washington, D.C., is a true melting pot. The area attracts more foreigners than most other American cities. We have immigrants from El Salvador,...

By Willow Jarosh, R.D., and Stephanie Clarke, R.D. Q: If I don’t eat many fruits and veggies, will my multivitamin make up for it? A: No. While a multi will provide an...

By Janis Jibrin, RD Can you remember what food groups make up the Food Guide Pyramid and in what order? Neither can I, and I’m a registered dietitian. And neither can...

By Beth Sumrell Ehrensberger, R.D. New and emerging research from the Harvard School of Public Health found that the daily consumption of less than two ounces of processed meat (prepared by...

By Stephanie Clarke, MS, RD, Nutritionist In today’s hectic world, it’s easy to feel like you have too much on your plate. And unfortunately, the stress from our supercharged, accelerated lifestyles...

By Tracy Olgeaty Gensler, M.S., R.D., Nutritionist As we watched images of Japanese people in tsunami-ravaged landscapes lining up for hours for food and water, and the Haitian people before them...

By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., Nutritionist What’s a reasonable portion of pasta? Mashed potatoes? Broccoli? If you’re not sure, join the club! Thanks to oversized restaurant portions, giant cookies, muffins and...

By Janis Jibrin, Registered Dietitian You already know that fruit and veggies should be a major part of your diet, but you may be wondering if you should opt for organic,...

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