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Why Do I Eat?
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Oct 21, 2019

A healthy balanced diet doesn’t have to mean that you deprive yourself of all sweet or salty treats. However, many of us struggle with stress or emotional eating.

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Does Healthy Eating Have to Be Expensive?
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Often times, people feel they are unable to follow a healthy diet because they are under the impression that it is too costly.

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Oatmeal with berries

Ask Your Dietitian: Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Breakfast is a very important meal, but it is certainly not necessary to sit down to a feast of eggs, bacon, toast, and hash browns.

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Product Review - My Fitness Pal© App
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Our patients know that food logs take a center role in our program. Although they can be tedious and require extra time and diligence, they are so important for long term weight loss.

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Fruit and Vegetable Roadside Stand

Ask Your Dietitian - Eating Healthy on a Budget
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Nov 16, 2018

Eating healthy doesn't have to equal spending a lot of money. Stay on track with tips on savvy shopping when it comes to fruits and vegetables.

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Head of Cauliflower

Cauliflower Stuffing
By: Delish.com
Nov 16, 2018

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Uncooked Red Lentil Pasta

Product Review: Red Lentil Pasta
By: Heather Collins, RD
Nov 16, 2018

There are many healthier alternatives to traditional flour-made pasta. 100% bean pastas offer a substitution for when a plate of spaghetti sounds too good to ignore.

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Fall Trees and Trail

5 Tips to Enjoy Autumn Without Added Pounds
By: Robin Hebard, RD, CSOWM
Nov 16, 2018

The Fall season is here and so are comfort food temptations. These five tips will help you stay on track through the fall months.

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Staying Healthy Under the Summer Sun
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Aug 29, 2018

Stay healthy and safe this summer with information on hydration, food safety, vitamin D intake, and the sun.

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Vitamins

Ask Your Dietitian - Vitamin/Mineral Supplement Patch
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM & Robin Hebard, RD, CSOWM
Aug 29, 2018

After weight loss, vitamin intake is increasingly important. Hear more from registered dietitians Robin and Heather on how best to get the dose of vitamins needed.

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Ingredients

Product Review: Instant Pot™
By: Robin Hebard, RD, CSOWM
Aug 29, 2018

We tested out the Instant Pot™ for you! If you aren't familiar, the Instant Pot™ is a programmable pressure cooker to make quick, easy, and healthy meals at home.

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Pressure Cooker Crispy Chicken Carnita

Pressure Cooker Crispy Chicken Carnitas
By: Littlespicejar.com
Aug 29, 2018

Use an Instant Pot™ to make delicious and healthy crispy chicken carnitas at home. Recipe and instructions are included in this blog post.

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