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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

Is fiber good for kids?

By Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN The short answer? YES! Now for the long one: Foods that are high in fiber provide sustained energy for an overall better performance throughout the day. (Plus, high-fiber foods are full of nutrients such as B vitamins and folate, which may improve memory function, possibly helping your child to…Read More

How can I snack healthier?

By Rachel Begun, MS, RD, CDN “A new year, a new you!” That’s what they always say, isn’t it? And I hope that if you’re looking to start new, you get to – whether you’re starting on New Year’s Day or not. But changing your snacking habits in one day isn’t a simple process. I…Read More

By Kathy Siegel, RD, CDN There’s nothing like a little makeover to get you feeling good! And giving your pantry a high fiber makeover is an excellent first step on the road to better health and wellness. Small changes can make a big difference. Some simple label-reading skills will give you the tools you need…Read More

By Georgie Fear, R.D. I’m a foodie and love to cook too, and really delight in making delicious new dishes. But like you, I also strive to live a healthy lifestyle. I fell into a trap when I was first learning to cook; I would cook whatever looked or sounded delicious. But I soon found…Read More