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Eating Out

What a Registered Dietitian Recommends I enjoy eating out on occasion, especially to spend time with my husband or to get a chance to catch up with friends and/or family! When you are health-conscious or trying to lose weight, eating out can be challenging. It can be difficult to make healthy food choices, especially if …

Eating for Heart Health

Our heart is an amazing organ! It pumps blood and oxygen throughout the body and to other organs, such as the brain, for them to function properly. The arteries in which they travel must be clear and free from obstruction. A diet high in fat, especially saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol promotes the clogging …

Men’s Health, Nutrition and Hormones

June is recognized as National Men’s Health Month. One topic that is important in maintaining the health and well-being of the men in our lives is testosterone. Testosterone is a hormone that controls sex drive in men. When there are insufficient amounts of the hormone, it can lead to obesity. This is due to increases …

Managing Stress

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. -Hans Selye Stress is common! Everyone has some sort of stress in his or her life.  Seventy five percent of Americans report experiencing at least one symptom of stress such as depression, sadness, anxiety, fatigue and irritability.  Common stressors include money, work, the …