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BY Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN ON March 23, 2015
Three hundred and sixty-five days a year, registered dietitians (RDs) and registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), like myself, work hard to help people make healthier lifestyle choices, specifically around what to eat. The month of March is an extra special time to focus on the importance of healthy eating and the role of RDs and RDNs in facilitating this goal. Continue Reading
BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON March 5, 2015
Last week I attended a conference alongside fellow nutrition communicators where we delved into the latest research on an array of food topics, most notably sugar and sweeteners. Continue Reading
CATEGORIES: Conferences, Studies
BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON January 20, 2015
Research with animals or using observational data often portrayed sugar as a health risk that wasn't really deserved. But now there's news that's more level-headed about sugar in a late-breaking study that came out at the end of 2014. Continue Reading
BY Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD ON December 9, 2014
Sugar grabbed a lot of traditional news channel and social media headlines in the past year. But news about sweeteners wasn’t limited to the popular press. Several new studies were published in journals or presented at scientific conferences. Unfortunately, these were not always portrayed accurately in the media leading to confusion for consumers. Continue Reading
CATEGORIES: In the News, Studies
BY Shannon McNamara ON December 5, 2014
The last three months of the year hold a multitude of opportunities for overindulgence and weight gain – from Halloween treats to big Thanksgiving dinners to the champagne toast on December 31. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Americans gain one to two pounds on average during the holiday season. Continue Reading

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