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Ask The Experts: What’s Your Top Get-Healthy Tip?

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, January 26, 2011

As registered dietitians, there are some tips we give our clients over and over again to help lead them to a healthier lifestyle. We polled nutrition experts around the country and found the top tips they’re always telling folks to start and stop doing. This week we’re starting with the top dos. Check out what they said and keep count of how many you follow.

Ask the Experts: Bizarre (But Delicious) Food Combos

by in Ask the Experts, October 22, 2010

Mee Goreng is a Malaysian noodle dish made with cabbage, tomato, egg, sugar, ketchup and soy sauce. The first time I made it for my husband he looked at me like I was crazy until he tasted it – it’s incredibly delicious! What seems like a weird combination of ingredients can come together to create a symphony of flavors and textures.

Talking to the Experts: Dr. David Katz on NuVal Scores

by in Ask the Experts, Grocery Shopping, October 15, 2010

Dr. David Katz is back! This time he’s filling us in on the new food scoring system turning up in grocery stores: the NuVal system. You may have seen these scores in your grocery store — here’s how (and why) to use them.

Talking To The Experts: Child Nutrition Guru Melissa Halas-Liang

by in Ask the Experts, Back to School, September 3, 2010

In the back-to-school spirit, we’re talking to kid-focused nutrition expert and creator of the Super Crew® Melissa Halas-Liang. She gets down and dirty about childhood obesity, the Child Nutrition Bill and common misconceptions parents have about feeding their kids.

Ask The Experts: 11 Healthy Cooking Mistakes

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, July 20, 2010

Nutrition experts from around the country weighed in on foods they avoid. We polled more top registered dietitians to find out the most common faux pas folks make when trying to cook more healthfully.

14 Foods the Experts Won’t Eat

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, June 22, 2010

Most of the time we tell you to eat everything in moderation, but there are just some foods even the experts stay away from. Ironically, deep-fried candy bars didn’t make the list — we polled both the HealthyEats staff and nationwide nutrition experts to see which foods they shy away from.

Talking to the Experts: Sherri Brooks Vinton

by in Ask the Experts, June 17, 2010

We’re talking with localvore and “real food” expert Sherri Brooks Vinton about eating locally, farmers’ market treasures and her brand spanking new book about preserving foods at the peak of freshness.

Ask HE: How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, May 11, 2010

All kinds of news reports are popping up saying we’re a vitamin-D deficient nation. Is this true? If so, what does it mean and what can we do about it?

Talking to the Experts: Jackie Newgent

by in Ask the Experts, April 20, 2010

Have you thought about how your eating affects the environment? We chatted it up with registered dietitian, chef, and eco-cuisine expert Jackie Newgent to get her take on eco-friendly eating and tips to help your cooking be more green.