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Registered Dietitian Anne Marie Kuchera is here to fill you in on some recent research on the benefits of fiber in helping people to lose weight. Read on for more details!

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD Cookie parties, family gatherings, reunions with friends – this season is full of great times to gather with loved ones. And to stuff your face with delicious treats. (Yumm…) Unfortunately, face-stuffing doesn’t always seem like such a great idea in retrospect. (We don’t make New Year’s resolutions just for fun!)…Read More

By Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN Beach season is here, and for me, in addition to finding the perfect sun tanning spot, it’s important to plan ahead and pack healthy beach snacks.  It’s easy to crave junk food when you’re at the beach with the typical high-calorie culprits offered at snack bars.  In order to…Read More

By Lisa Ronco, RD, CDN, CDE, MS Apples are one of the most popular fruits worldwide, and for many great reasons. (Did you know the proverb “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” dates back to the 19th century?) Beyond being inexpensive, easy to pack and eat on the go, apples are a good source…Read More

Relationships are great. But sometimes it’s hard to keep up with healthy habits when emotions are involved. We were lucky enough to sit down with dietitian Jessica Katz, who answered some hard-hitting relationship-nutrition questions. Like: How can you trick your significant other into eating healthily? Is there a way to protect your heart with food? What steps should…Read More

By Kathy Siegel, RD, CDN During the holidays, the party fare tends to be higher in calories, fat and carbs, and not necessarily high in fiber! We all know the importance of getting enough fiber in our diet. A diet rich in fiber may help lower your risk of developing heart disease and diabetes, and…Read More

FiberLove Laura Burak Healthy Holiday

By Laura Burak MS, RD, CDN It’s the holiday season all over again! This time around, why don’t we give ourselves the gift of deserting diet fads and deprivation diets, and instead finally learn how to actually eat? As a nutritionist specializing in healthy eating and weight management, I am witness to the fact that…Read More

By Katie Ferraro, MPH, RD, CDE The holiday season is filled with joyous gatherings, delicious meals, festive drinks, and for some: unwanted weight gain. How can you maximize your holidays and minimize your waistline? Focus on staying satiated!

By Sophie Pachella, founder of EatStrong There are two types of dietary fiber: insoluble and soluble. Insoluble fiber does not dissolve in water and travels through the small intestine quickly, “sweeping” your gut. The skins of many fruits and vegetables are insoluble. Soluble fiber breaks down as it passes through your digestive system. It forms…Read More

The Truth About Fiber

By Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD Despite fiber’s many nutritional and health benefits, it doesn’t necessarily have the most glamorous of reputations. But fiber is definitely worthy of some serious love! It’s time to start myth-busting. Myth: Fiber tastes terrible. Reality: Until recently, fiber may have brought to mind dry, tasteless bran products that are hard…Read More