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Curb Your Cravings: Tips to Tame a Sweet Tooth

Curb Your Cravings: Tips to Tame a Sweet Tooth

Wondering what prompts the urge for that midday candy bar or late-night bowl of ice cream? Registered dietitian Lisa Fischer explains what's behind our sugar cravings and how to be smart dealing with them.

No Sugar-Coating It: Sugar Isn’t Helping Your Health

No Sugar-Coating It: Sugar Isn’t Helping Your Health

Here’s a grim truth for sweets-lovers: Nobody needs added sugar. On top of that, the substance may even be harming your health. Registered dietitian Lisa Fischer arms you with the facts so you'll be ready the next time that brownie stares you down.
 
Food for Thought: Can Healthy Eating Go Too Far?

Food for Thought: Can Healthy Eating Go Too Far?

There’s something that may surprise you in the ever-swelling tsunami of food and nutrition information: healthy eating can go overboard—and turn dangerous. It’s known as orthorexia: an unhealthy obsession with eating healthy food. UR Medicine registered dietitians Liz Carnes and Rachel Reeves share what you need to know about the relatively new condition.
 
5 Tips for Heart-Smart Eating

5 Tips for Heart-Smart Eating

A variety of foods, including chocolate, can boost our health. Infusing some heart-smart foods into our daily diets is wise because it’s one of the most controllable factors that plays a role in heart health. Check out these tips for making your heart-smart diet a fun and tasty task.

To Go Organic, or Not to Go Organic: That Is the Question

To Go Organic, or Not to Go Organic: That Is the Question

Much like the octane rating of the fuel we fill up with affects our vehicle’s performance, we know that what we choose to put into our bodies matters. Here we try to nail down an answer to a question many of us wonder: Are organic foods superior to conventional versions?