Fighting Obesity With Calorie Counts and Community Efforts

Fighting Obesity With Calorie Counts and Community Efforts

By Kevin Sterne A federal regulation that would have given consumers a better idea of their calorie consumption at chain…

Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine

How what you eat affects your mood By Nancy Maes “You are what you eat” may seem like a casual…

Gut Relief

Gut Relief

Low-FODMAP diet may help those with stomach ills By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Let’s face it, when your gut is…

Not So Sweet: Getting smart about sugar

Not So Sweet: Getting smart about sugar

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Most of us are guilty of indulging in sugary foods and beverages over the holiday…

Easy Tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Easy Tips for Anti-Inflammatory Eating

By Eve Becker What do a new restaurant in River North, the anti-inflammatory diet and a Harvard-trained holistic health expert…

Slow Eating May Help You Consume Less and Lose Weight

Slow Eating May Help You Consume Less and Lose Weight

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN Slowing down can be a challenge in our fast-paced society, but when it comes to…

Not Drinking Enough Water? Bloated Belly and Sweet Cravings Can Result

Not Drinking Enough Water? Bloated Belly and Sweet Cravings Can Result

By Rhonda Alexander You know that you’re supposed to drink plenty of water every day, but do you know why?…

Cultures for Health: The Benefits of Fermented Foods

Cultures for Health: The Benefits of Fermented Foods

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN For centuries, fermented foods have played a large role in many cultures. Ancient Greeks thrived…

The Scoop on the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Scoop on the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN For good health, the emphasis is on establishing healthy eating patterns rather than focusing on…