Snapple Punch – Harm Yourself for Just 79 Cents

Snapple Punch – Harm Yourself for Just 79 Cents

Spring is here and soon the cold drink season will be in full swing. This is the first of several friendly reminders that nothing beats water for hydration. It’s healthier and cheaper than anything else being marketed to you or … Continue reading

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Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

Stay Hydrated with these Real Foods

This is a guest post by Beth Warren, MS, RD, CDN. It is 4 pm. You wait outside, sipping iced coffee, with your feet up on the porch railing. A slight, heated breeze hits your face and you say, “Ahhh,” basking … Continue reading

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Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

Four Myths About the Glycemic Index

This is a guest post from Meri Raffetto, RD. Plenty of myths or halve-truths are floating around about the Glycemic Index. Let’s just say it’s a topic that isn’t black and white. Generalized statements can make it tough to make the … Continue reading

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Five Little Known Watermelon Facts

Five Little Known Watermelon Facts

If there isn’t a watermelon chilling in your fridge right now, you’re probably living in the southern hemisphere. Or, you ran out last night. Because how else could you not want this wonderful fruit as part of your life? Here … Continue reading

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Watermelon or Oreos? How About Watermelon Oreos…

Watermelon or Oreos? How About Watermelon Oreos…

Summer is time for watermelon. This juicy sweet treat us best served cold and provides one with a sweet hydration dessert. Kids love it, parents love it, and it’s even good for you! Someone smart at Mondelez wanted to capitalize … Continue reading

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Hydration Beyond Water – Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Hydration Beyond Water – Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

This is a guest blog post by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, CSSD. As we transition from those early spring time months of warm beverages and apples galore, we enter a world transformed by summer heat and an abundance of sun-doused … Continue reading

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Top Fruits by Water Content

Top Fruits by Water Content

Water makes up approximately 60% of our body weight. It plays many crucial roles in the body, from the detoxification of organs to the absorption of nutrients. Since our body requires water to function properly, the lack of water can … Continue reading

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Ten Hilarious Watermelon Pictures to Celebrate National Watermelon Day

Ten Hilarious Watermelon Pictures to Celebrate National Watermelon Day

Watermelons are a wonderful summertime treat. When you pick a winner, nothing beats the sweet juicy taste of cold, red, watermelon bites. With only 25 calories per serving of half a cup, you can go wild and have seconds or … Continue reading

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Soccer Mom on a (Nutrition) Mission

Soccer Mom on a (Nutrition) Mission

This is a guest blog post by Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD I really didn’t want to be That Mom. You know who I mean. But the soccer snacks drove me over the edge. Let me tell you about soccer. The … Continue reading

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Athenos Feta Cheese [Inside the Label] + Bonus Recipe

Athenos Feta Cheese [Inside the Label] + Bonus Recipe

Feta cheese, of Greek origin, is a white crumbly and rindless cheese. It is traditionally made from sheep or goat milk and has a rich tangy flavor. In the US, Feta cheese is made from cow’s milk and while still … Continue reading

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