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

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 ...

Food Allergy or Food Intolerance?

Chances are you know someone who has a food allergy or claims that they have a food intolerance. What’s the difference between the two?

Super Seeds: Flax, Chia, and Hemp

Seeds are all the rage these days, from flax, to chia, to hemp and more. Ever wonder what all of these seeds do for your health?

Paleo Diet Pros and Cons

What is Paleo? The Paleolithic (Paleo) Diet was developed by Loren Cordain, PhD., author of "The Paleo Diet." It is centered on the premise that if we eat like our caveman ancestors, we will lose weight and ward off disease. This "hun...

Realistic Goals for the New Year

If you’re like most people, you’ve created a few New Year’s resolutions for yourself. Yet some people create resolutions that are difficult to achieve, such as getting back to their high school weight. Here are some suggestions to start off your New ...

5 Healthy Holiday Party Recipes

Thanksgiving is here and the holidays are right around the corner To avoid holiday weight gain, it’s important to eat healthy and maintain your physical activity level over the next two months. Here are some recipes you might consider making for your ...

Why You Crave Comfort Foods in Winter

There’s actually a scientific reason why you develop cravings for warm, hearty foods during colder months.

Antioxidant-Rich Recipes

These recipes are quick, easy, and nutrient-rich. Perfect as you prep for the holidays!