Why You Should Eat Breakfast Post-Workout to Burn More Fat

Friday, January 20th, 2017
Why You Should Eat Breakfast Post-Workout to Burn More Fat Blog Post

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I'm a morning exerciser. Sometimes it's hard to set my alarm for an early wake-up (and not hit snooze when it goes off). But I work out because I love the way it makes me feel—stronger, faster, healthier, less stressed, the list goes on. Regular exercise does more than help you lose and maintain your weight. It also helps keep your brain sharp. And, studies indicate that people who regularly exercise live longer. Since I want to get the most out of each workout I eat breakfast after my workout.

What to Eat on Vacation to Stay Slim

Friday, August 5th, 2016
What to Eat on Vacation to Stay Slim Blog Post

We get it—trying new foods, especially local specialties—is major vacation fun. But a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior recently found that most travelers came home with an unwanted souvenir—about one ­extra pound—and it stuck around for six weeks after the trip. While it may not sound like much, it can be avoided by trying these smart strategies to keep off any extra vacation weight.

Featured Recipe: Strawberry Fruit Salad

How Eating Fries Might Help You Slim Down

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
How Eating Fries Might Help You Slim Down Blog Post

Is it OK to have some fries if you're trying to lose weight or eat cleaner? Turns out, your favorite indulgences are no longer off limits, even when you're trying to slim down or eat healthier. Adding a small portion of a splurge food to an otherwise healthy plate tricks your brain into thinking your healthy dish is just as decadent as a junky smorgasbord, revealed a recent study from the journal Management Science.

What One Registered Dietitian Eats In a Day

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
What One Registered Dietitian Eats In a Day Blog Post

As a registered dietitian, I'm asked for plenty of advice on how people should be eating. But people often seem curious about what I eat in a day too. So I set out to photograph my meals on a typical weekday. I eat my fair share of vegetables and drink plenty of water, but I'm constantly trying to keep my sweet tooth in check (only sometimes successfully).

Beat Your Food Cravings

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
Beat Your Food Cravings Blog Post

If stressing out makes you reach for a brownie here's a strategy to try to beat your food cravings: walk them off. It may seem like a silly strategy when your stomach seems to be demanding all the chocolate (and now!) but science shows it really works.