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Guest Post: Clean Cuisine Cottage Pie (A British Food Makeover)

Today I wanted to share one of Blake’s favorite “Clean Cuisine” recipes and show you how I go about giving a British food favorite, Cottage Pie, an anti-inflammatory real food makeover. The three things I did to my Cottage Pie recipe to boost flavor, improve nutrition, and reduce inflammation were really rather simple.... Show More Summary

My 2014 FNCE: Food, Fitness, and Friends

Another FNCE (Food Nutrition Conference and Expo) has come and gone. This is the one event each year where I am guaranteed to see many wonderful RDs I have had the pleasure to get to know through the years. It’s always a special time. From the education, to the expo and the social events, FNCE […]

Have you Quit Sugar & Quickie Carbs: Share Your Sweet Success Story

Are you what I call a Sweet Success Story? Share your tale now. Happy people Have you shed excess weight, eliminated your horrible headaches, gotten rid of your pre-cancerous condition, or done away with another pesky health problemShow More Summary

Study Indicates Polyunsaturated Oil Is the Healthier Option

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association reveals that the type of cooking oil you choose makes a big difference in your overall health. Researchers found that short-term modest weight gains in healthy, normal weight young adults was associated with more bad cholesterol levels in those who ate muffins cooked using […]

California Walnuts Harvest Tour

By: Michelle Burton, RD at Capitol Nutrition Group and Rebecca Scritchfield Media, LLC Last week I had the pleasure of venturing out to Sacramento and the California Central Valley for the California Walnuts Harvest Tour. I experienced the autumn walnut harvest first hand, sampled a number of AMAZING dishes featuring this star ingredient, and learned […]

Tired? Moody? Depressed? You May Have Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia): Kudos to the Hypoglycemia Support Foundation

Talk to us: Do you have any of these symptoms? Do you often feel wiped out, weak, dizzy, forgetful, irritable or depressed? Or, do you struggle with insomnia, headaches, obesity, anxiety, brain fog or heart palpitations? And are youShow More Summary

Sandwiches Are a Surprising Contributor to Sodium Intake

According to new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,  sandwiches account for one-fifth of total sodium intake, with nearly half of American adults consuming them on any given day. The study was conducted by USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) investigators at the Food Surveys Research Group. ARS is USDA’s […]

Why Kids Should Not Be Rewarded with Junk Food

I've been on my soapbox recently about kids and snacks. And before I step off, I need to address one more issue: rewarding kids with junk food. It is our responsibility, as adults and caregivers/parents, to offer kids the right options.... ? Read More: Why Kids Should Not Be Rewarded with Junk Food

Sugar World Summit Date Change -- You'll Learn the Sour Scoop & Break Free

Please note that the exciting first Sugar World Summit, was originally scheduled to begin today, two weeks before Halloween. For a variety of reasons, we've now delayed it. (I'll announce a new date shortly.) So rest assured, those of...Show More Summary

Video: A Tour of My Real Food Freezer

Here is the final video in my kitchen tour series! In case you missed it I've already shared a tour of my fridge, pantry and kitchen (drawers, etc.). As you'll see in this video we actually have an extra freezer that we use pretty regularly.... ? Read More: Video: A Tour of My Real Food Freezer

Basketball Great LeBron James Ditches Sugar, Quickie Carbs & Dairy for 67 Days

LeBron james_20k_011513 (2) Hurrah to a leaner LeBron James, who's now drawing attention to a cleaner way of eating, thanks to his strict, off-season diet. HIs slimmer physique came about because he ate "no sugars, no dairy, no carbs."...Show More Summary

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie!

If you (or your kids) are getting tired of the same old snacks I've got the perfect solution to switch things up...A Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie!... ? Read More: Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie!

Fun Food Ideas for Fall Tailgating, Getaways, and Entertaining

Yesterday I appeared on Baltimore’s WBAL to share some great fall food ideas for the season’s events! Fall is here and that means football parties, weekend getaways, and outdoor entertaining. Click below to watch the full clip, or read on for highlights on some fun and flavorful ideas to blend a little health and happiness […]

New Game App Teaches Kids About Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

A new app from Henry Ford Health System is hoping to teach kids through fun games and activities about making healthy food choices and being more active during the day. The app is free and available for download in the Appstore for Android and IOS devices. It’s not always easy for young kids to understand […]

Video: Why I Don’t Hand Out Candy On Halloween

I'd love to feature some of your new and creative (non-candy) ideas on the Charlotte Today show later this week!... ? Read More: Video: Why I Don’t Hand Out Candy On Halloween

Broke Your Diet? Give Yourself Compassion to Get Back on Track

Have you broken your diet? Have your circumstances -- whehter due to to hearbreak, stress, trauma or grief -- led you to ditch your resolve to eat eat cleanly so you can shed your dreaded excess weight? Now that you've blown your diet,...Show More Summary

My Samba with Sabra

Written By: Lindsey Earl, Dietetics Graduate Student, Eastern Michigan University As Rebecca’s intern, I had the privilege of attending a “hummus summit,” if you will, held by the popular hummus makers, Sabra. This gathering marked the opening of their “pop-up” restaurant “Hummus House” in Georgetown, Washington D.C. First, if you don’t know what a pop-up […]

School Lunch Roundup VI

Here is another school lunch roundup post for you so you can get ideas all in one place!... ? Read More: School Lunch Roundup VI

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