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Can Diet and Exercise Improve Mental Health?

Can Diet and Exercise Improve Mental Health?

Today’s blog post is from Paige Johnson, Personal Trainer at Learnfit.org Photo by: Pixabay When you think of dieting and exercising, the first thing that pops into your mind is likely weight loss and an improved figure. However, mental health can be improved as well,...
What to Eat if You Have High Blood Pressure

What to Eat if You Have High Blood Pressure

If you’ve been told you have high blood pressure (also called “hypertension”) lifestyle changes can help to lower your blood pressure. An eating plan called the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet is a dietary pattern that can improve your blood...
7 Secrets Dietitians Use to Stay Slim

7 Secrets Dietitians Use to Stay Slim

Today is Registered Dietitian Day!  I’m a dietitian and after having eaten many meals with other dietitians, I have noticed some similarities in the way we eat.  That’s not to say there aren’t differences from one dietitian to another, but there are...
5 Tips to Fight Cravings (and Win!)

5 Tips to Fight Cravings (and Win!)

5 Tips to Fight Cravings (and Win!) You know the feeling. You suddenly think of a food you HAVE to have. It’s all you can think about. Whether it’s brought on by the presence of the food itself, an image on TV or maybe Instagram or Pinterest (thanks, social media!),...
How to Eat Well and Enjoy Thanksgiving

How to Eat Well and Enjoy Thanksgiving

I realize that there are those who would tell you how to watch portion sizes or choose less calorie-dense foods on Thanksgiving. But I am not one of those people. Surprise! I believe that Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy family, friends, and yes, food. I think that the...