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How Much do you Know about Salt? (Quiz)

Salt is essential for cooking, helping bring out flavors and preserving foods. And it’s essential for our bodies too. Salt contains sodium, which our cells use for a variety of functions. But how much do we need? And how much are we consuming? Here are a few important salt facts you may not know.… Read more »

Dietitians Reveal the Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes

The amount of nutrition and weight loss information out there is overwhelming…and oftentimes completely wrong. When it comes to weight loss, it seems like anyone can claim to be an expert. To sort fact from fiction, I turned to my Registered Dietitian colleagues. Here are the biggest weight loss mistakes they see in their practices.… Read more »

Guide to Smoothie Powders

Confused by all the exotic smoothie powders with hard to pronounce names lining the shelves of your health food store? What happened to plain ‘ole protein powder? While these “superfood” ingredients are usually more hype than substance, … Read more »

Smoothies with a Hearty Vegetable Base

Everyone loves a good smoothie. They’re simple to make, taste great, and are the perfect meal or snack when you’re on the go and need something quick. But there’s a problem with many smoothie … Read more »

Best Foods For Late Night Studying

The exam is tomorrow, it’s already ten o’clock, and you still haven’t cracked open your text book. We can’t promise any miracles, but what you eat during that cram session just might help you bring your A game to the test. … Read more »