Latest by Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.


5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays Without Weight Gain

Even though this is supposed to be a festive time of year, we often feel that it is more stressful than enjoyable. Here are five practical tips to get you through the holidays

Stocking Your Gluten-Free Kitchen

Giving your kitchen a complete makeover may seem like a daunting task when you decide to go gluten-free. Here are some tips to help you stock your kitchen during your next grocery store trip. Meats, Chicken, and Seafood Fresh protein sources such as ...


How to (Safely) Lose Weight by Changing Your Meal Plan

Losing weight is one of the most difficult things to do because it requires discipline and consistency. Here are some simple tips that you can incorporate into your daily meal plan that can help you lose weight in a healthy manner and keep it off for ...


10 Nutritional Needs to Change as You Age

As we age, our nutritional needs change significantly. Here are 10 nutrients you need to be aware of to stay healthy into your 50s, 60s, 70s, and beyond. 1. Calories Beginning in our 30s, our body’s metabolic rate declines. We need fewer calories as ...


The Secret Names For Sugar

Unless you have a strong knowledge of chemistry language, it may be difficult to identify many of the sugars that are hidden in the foods we eat.

These Foods Can Help Prevent Constipation

What you eat affects your gut. Try these high-fiber foods to keep your system moving without any problems.


How to Eat Healthy on Vacation

Sticking to good eating habits can get pretty tough when you’re on vacation. Here are some tips to help you stay on track.


The Best, Healthy Summer Foods

Enjoy summer’s bounty while it lasts. Here are the healthiest fruits and veggies that are currently in season.


Ways to Prevent Constipation

Try these easy tips to get your system moving again.

Are All Calories Created Equal?

We’ve all heard the phrase "calories in, calories out" when it comes to managing our weight. Is weight loss just as simple as "eat less, move more?" Are all calories created equal, or is it more complicated than that? What is a ...