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Picture of a Balanced Diet

April 5, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

You’ve probably heard that variety and balance are two key features of healthy eating. The recommendation to eat a ‘variety’ of healthy foods may be easy to understand, but the term ‘balance’ is more vague. Read on to learn about what this term really means when it comes to healthy eating.

All About Eggs

March 29, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

When did choosing eggs get so confusing? Wading through information ranging from cholesterol to farming practices can be overwhelming! Well…Let’s get cracking at learning more. Read on.

Dietitian: What’s in a Name?

March 15, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

These days, it seems like everyone has some nutrition advice to share. But how can you be sure the advice is trustworthy? Read on to get the inside scoop.

Mason Jar Muesli Recipes and More!

March 8, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

Sometimes a picture can tell you all you need to know. Learn to make delicious, nutritious and eye-catching mason jar muesli for a healthy meal on the go. Have it for breakfast or a snack, you decide!

Should I Avoid the “Dirty Dozen” Vegetables and Fruit?

February 23, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

Is pesticide residue on fruit and veggies something you worry about? The annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists no doubt help raise awareness about this topic, but how concerned should you be? Read on to get the facts.

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