Pros and Cons of Today’s Most Popular Diets

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Every day we get bombarded with new information about what we should be eating, how we should be eating it and when we should eat it. Promises are thrown out regularly, saying that certain diets can help us lose weight or stave off disease—but what’s right? And more importantly, which one is right for you? […]

What the New Dietary Guidelines Say About Your Heart Health

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If you have ever wanted to lose weight or get your heart in shape, you may have heard the words “watch what you eat.” As a dietitian, I cringe when I hear those words, because “watching what you eat” really does no good until you define exactly what that means. Recently the new dietary guidelines […]

Want to Lose Weight? Then Don’t Go on a Diet.

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As the number one New Year’s resolution, losing weight is the promise many Louisianians are making to themselves this year. About 45 million Americans are on a diet, yet nearly 65 percent of those will return to their pre-dieting weight within three years. So what should you do to make sure you aren’t part of […]