Here’s Why You Should Eat Fruit Even Though It Contains Sugar

Fruit is an essential part of a healthy diet. Here’s why, plus learn what a registered dietitian thinks.  Lauren Wicks Reviewed by Dietitian Lisa Valente, M.S., RD Sugar can often feel like a bad ex-boyfriend we can’t seem to stay away from no matter how hard we try. We know we need to eat less […]

Watching Your Weight 

Why do you need to watch your weight? According to the CDC, more than 7 in 10 U.S. adults older than age 20 are either overweight or obese. Why is excess weight a concern? It may cause new health problems or worsen ones you already have. Staying at a healthy weight is extra important if […]

Eating Right When You Think You’re Not!

Eating Right

As the ultimate junk food nation, we are surrounded by the temptation of empty calories daily. Keeping to a healthy diet is a huge challenge.  But the efforts can pay off in healthier and happier you. There are lots of ways to celebrate your favorite foods (and drinks) in July. While July celebrates National Junk Food […]

Surviving Easter’s Goodies

Easter is always a time of great joy—and sweets!  It is a day of temptation when it comes to our diet. It can be a day of binging on chocolate bunnies and marshmallow chicks! So, how does one deal with this tsunami of sugar? Moderation, that’s how. And avoiding all of the aspects of treats. […]