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12 WORST Pesticide Containing Fruits and Vegetables!

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

If you follow my blog or have read my blog, the “Dirty Dozen” published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) might sound familiar to you. They use data compiled by the USDA to create a list of the fruits and vegetables with the highest levels of pesticides. An updated 2011 list was just published and apples […]

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Jun
16
2011

Mix Up Your Meals With Soup This Winter!

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

There is nothing better than coming home after a stressful day of work and having a healthy, delicious meal.  When the weather turns cold, turn to a winter staple: soup.  Soups are a complete one-pot meal as they can include grains, protein and vegetables that leave you feeling satisfied. Here are some things to consider: […]

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Feb
4
2011

5 Ways to Get More Fiber!

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

The American Heart Association recommends getting 21-25 grams of fiber each day if your a woman, and 30-38 grams if you are a man. Do you think you are getting this much fiber each day? If you are not then you are not alone, the average American has a daily fiber intake of only about […]

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Dec
14
2010

8 Simple Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

How many fruits and vegetables are in your daily diet?  Do you think you’re getting enough? Recently the U.S. Center for Disease and Control health officials reported that, in 2009, 67.5% of adults ate fruit less than two times daily, and 73.7% ate vegetables less than three times per day.  There is definitely work to […]

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Sep
14
2010

Foodie Friday: Fresh Picked Corn

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

Today, corn has been incorporated into the American diet in many ways. The use of high fructose corn syrup and other refined corn products are not beneficial to American’s health. However, fresh corn is a different story. Corn, like all other vegetables, is packed full of vital nutrients and phytochemicals. Fresh corn has high amounts […]

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Aug
20
2010

Tips for More Vegetables in Your Diet

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

Not everyone gets excited about a big bowl of carrots or a fresh spinach salad. However, these super foods a packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals (nutrients that have additional health benefits beyond the required body function). In addition, vegetables are low calorie and full of fiber to keep your stomach full and your digestive […]

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Jul
22
2010

High Five for Fiber

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

Whether you’re trying to gain or lose weight, currently in a weight plateau or just trying things out to get healthy this season, boosting up your fiber intake brings forth smiles all around. Americans today only take in about half of the daily recommended needs (25-30 grams a day) for a healthy diet, which increases […]

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Jun
15
2010

7 Easy Ways to Boost Fiber Intake

written by Mitzi Dulan, RD, America’s Nutrition Expert®

We’ve all heard that there are lots of advantages to eating dietary fiber. There are two categories of dietary fiber: soluble fiber and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber absorbs water to become a gelatinous, viscous substance and is fermented by bacteria in the digestive tract. It can increase stool bulk which can help with constipation or […]

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Mar
4
2010
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