Latest Diet & Nutrition Shows

Halloween Candy the Smart Way

Oct 31, 2016

Halloween candy isn’t that bad—if you're smart about it. Nutritionist Theresa Dvorak has tips that encourage better eating decisions, even with all that Halloween candy around. Find out when to ration the candy and what you can do after Halloween that will help your kids make healthier choices ...

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Three Healthier Alternatives to Handing Out Halloween Candy

Oct 26, 2016

How can you make Halloween healthier for trick-or-treaters without finding yourself on the receiving end of a “trick?” Dietitian Theresa Dvorak shares three candy alternatives and tells us what she gives the ghosts and goblins that show up on her stoop....

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The Next Step After Your Child Decides to Be a Vegetarian

Sep 12, 2016

Kids love animals, but after making the connection between cows and burgers, some decide that they no longer want to eat meat. It is not uncommon for kids to decide to become vegetarian, but what are you supposed to do to keep your growing child healthy and strong? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner ...

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The Mediterranean Diet is the Best Diet for a Healthy Heart

Feb 4, 2016

Diet enthusiasts talk and blog about it all the time—the Mediterranean diet. It can be difficult to follow, but it’s one of the better-known diets for a healthy heart. Medical director of Preventive Cardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation Dr. Lillian Khor talks with Dr. Kirtly Jones about why the ...

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Why Is My Child Suddenly Not Eating?

Feb 1, 2016

It might seem like your child doesn’t eat enough, is never hungry or won’t eat, and you worry he or she will starve unless you spoon-feed them yourself. Don’t worry. It’s normal for a child’s appetite to slow down between the ages of 1 and 5. Normal doesn’t mean it’s pleasant, however....

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Eating for Fat Loss

Jan 5, 2016

If your goal is to lose fat and retain lean muscle mass, you have to eat properly. But what does that mean? There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to getting your body to let go of that extra fat. Theresa Dvorak is a registered dietitian and a faculty member in the Division of ...

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Pep Talk to Help Enjoy the Holidays and Not Gain Weight

Dec 16, 2015

You’ve made healthy eating decisions and have seen the benefits during the past year. Now it’s the holidays. You want to enjoy them, but you’re also afraid of undoing the progress you’ve made. Theresa Dvorak, a registered dietitian, has a six-minute pep talk you’ll want to listen to before...

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