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Tips to Make Your Resolutions Stick + Recipes

Tips to Make Your Resolutions Stick + Recipes

Ready or not, 2017 is here and (for me) already feeling like it’s in full swing. And, I’ve just barely articulated my goals for the new year. Hopefully, you’re feeling more prepared and organized with your 2017 goals! It’s estimated that slightly less than half of all Americans

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Holiday snack attack solutions + WFMY “Good Morning” Show

Holiday snack attack solutions + WFMY “Good Morning” Show

Yesterday I dished about easy and portable healthy holiday snacks on WFMY with Lauren Melvin. Snacking gets a bad rap. Actually, snacking can be a great way to get more nutritious foods in your diet. But, first you have to choose those nutrient-rich foods. Think about this…

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Holiday Pre-Party Fuel + WFMY “Good Morning Show”

Holiday Pre-Party Fuel + WFMY “Good Morning Show”

It’s time to gear up for a season of eating galore! This morning, I had the opportunity to dish about how to fuel up BEFORE the partying begins on WFMY’s “Good Morning” show with Lauren Melvin. Studies show that what you eat during the day can impact your eating

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Heart Healthy Foods + WFMY “Good Morning” Show

Heart Healthy Foods + WFMY “Good Morning” Show

February is American Heart Month, and yesterday, I talked about heart healthy foods on WFMY Channel 2 “Good Morning” show. Why eat heart healthy foods? There’s good reason to devote a whole month to heart health and heart healthy foods: heart disease remains the #1 killer of all American

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Top 5 Take-Aways from 2015 Dietary Guidelines

The U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health & Human Services (HHS) issued the 2015-2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans yesterday. The Guidelines get revised every 5 years, and nutrition professionals (like me) have been eagerly awaiting the 2015 Dietary Guidelines, which inform nutrition policy in federal programs and

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Immune-boosting Foods + WFMY “Good Morning” segment

Immune-boosting Foods + WFMY “Good Morning” segment

Winter is here, which tends to mean MORE sniffles and colds. While we know the BEST way to prevent spreading germs is to wash hands, there are other factors that play a role in helping to boost our immune systems, like diet. Yup, what you eat can

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Power-packed after-school snacks + “Let’s Talk Live” show

Power-packed after-school snacks + “Let’s Talk Live” show

Cool school lunches are all the rage with us moms these days. We take such care in packing school lunches (well, most days we try), ensuring our kids have a protein, grain, veggie and fruit. But no matter what we pack for lunch, those hungry little hippos still burst into

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BBQ Superfoods: Keep your summer meals delicious and nutritious

BBQ Superfoods: Keep your summer meals delicious and nutritious

We might be halfway through summer, but it is NOT over yet! We still have a couple more months of warm-weather grilling on the menu. And while standard BBQ fare tends to be unhealthy and full of fat and calories, it’s super-easy to grill up tasty, nutritious superfoods–you

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Healthy Beach & Pool Snacks {MyFoodFix}

There’s still over a month of summer left, so now is NOT the time to undo those healthy summer habits you’ve created! This week on Fox8 WGHP’s monthly segment, I talked about healthy snacking at the beach and pool. When summer time is ticking and the water

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My Food Fix: Picnic Tips & Super Salads

July is National Picnic Month! The fun part of Picnic Month? Dining al fresco, enjoying a meal with family and friends, less clean up(!). The not-so-fun part of Picnic Month? Increased risk of foodborne illness, which is usually caused by improper handling of food. As I shared on

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