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Your metabolism is uniquely yours—regulated by your nervous system and hormones. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Cynthanne Duryea, RDN, LD, discusses practical lifestyle choices to help boost your metabolism.
Recent scientific findings have inspired the first revamp of the nutritional food label in 25 years. Elana Paddock, RDN, LD, CDCES, helps you navigate each change to the food label and how these improvements can help you make the most informed nutrition choices.
Find yourself spending more time in the kitchen than enjoying your meals? Three Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionists share tips and recipes to save time and please your palate.
Break your nutrition goals into bite-sized successes. Cooper Clinic Director of Nutrition Ginny Ives shares her top 10 tips for sustainable healthy eating habits and long-term results.
We have all heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what does evidence have to say? Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Gillian White, RDN, LD, CNSC, dives into the research behind this healthy habit.
Contrary to popular belief, frozen foods can be just as nutritious as fresh foods! Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Mary Montgomery explores five reasons to fit frozen foods into your diet.
Are natural alternatives for blood sugar management scientifically sound? Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Elana Paddock takes a closer look at the research behind four potential remedies to control blood sugar.
Need a boost? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services share how to reduce your risk of getting sick by eating foods with key vitamins and antioxidants to support a strong immune system.
Ditch the quick-fix and opt for long-lasting energy. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Cynthanne Duryea explains the negative effects of energy drinks and provides strategies to sustain energy levels with food.
How much protein do you need per day? Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Meridan Zerner, MS, RDN, shares a variety of protein sources to help you easily reach your ideal intake without sacrificing taste.
Images in the media can negatively affect how you view yourself and your body. Cooper Clinic Director of Nutrition Services Ginny Ives outlines how to balance achieving a healthy weight while making peace with your body.
Before choosing a protein powder, Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services recommends asking yourself five questions.
Feeling a little skeptical about the collagen protein trend? Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Gillian White looks at what science has to say about the role of collagen protein in health and beauty.
Stress giving you the munchies? Director of Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services Ginny Ives promotes 11 practical tips to help best manage emotional eating.
Whether you're on the road for vacation or on-the-go to work, making healthy food choices can be challenging. Buckle up as Cooper’s registered dietitian nutritionists share some of their favorite healthy road trip snacks, just in time for Spring Break!
Are nuts good or bad for your health? Despite the rumors, they actually help improve heart health and avoid weight gain! Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services shares the benefits of regular nut consumption and their associated nutrients.
Diet fads come and go, but these results are here to stay. Learn three safe and effective ways to jump-start weight loss from Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lizzy McCrary.
This holiday season, don't let your leftovers go to waste! Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services provides creative ways to transform your holiday leftovers into meals you'll love to eat a second time around.
A little heartburn is something we all may experience at some point or another. If it occurs more often than not, there is relief in site thanks to your local registered dietitian nutritionist.
You can never go wrong with more fruits and veggies. But is the vegetarian diet right for you? Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Patty Kirk shares ways to ensure you’re getting all four main nutrients before making the switch.
Did you know what you're eating may be giving you the blues? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services recommends filling your plate with foods to combat inflammation and depression.
Make cooking healthy fun again with these quirky kitchen gizmos. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lizzy McCrary uncovers useful kitchen gadgets that help make the healthy choices the easy choices.
Life's demands and surprises can make it challenging to keep our health on the top of our to-do list. Learn how Cooper Clinic's team of registered dietitian nutritionists prioritize their health with tried and true tips to practice daily for overall wellness.
The controversies around full-, low- and non-fat milk products can leave you avoiding dairy altogether. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Cynthanne Duryea gets to the bottom of the dairy debate clarifying the relationship between saturated fat and calorie intake.
Less isn’t always more. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Elana Paddock explains that our bodies are not designed for nutrient restrictions and how to build a healthier relationship with food.
Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services recommends three small kitchen appliances—Instant Pot, Air Fryer and Uber Appliance—that help make healthy eating a habit.
Is intermittent fasting (IF) sustainable and does it lead to positive benefits for total health and well-being? Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Team Lead of Cooper Weight Loss Lizzy McCrary, RDN, LD, discusses the pros and cons of the diet trend that could be doing you more harm than good.
Alternative sweeteners may be saving you calories, how healthy are they really? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services serves up the truth on these sweetened alternatives.
Research shows women who drink alcohol—even in moderation─may be at an increased risk for developing breast cancer. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services shares what you can do to lower your risk.
We know eating excess sugar is bad for our health, yet most Americans still consume too much. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services shares ways you can slash the sugar from your diet.
If your idea of meal planning is choosing which drive-thru restaurant to hit up after work, it’s time to change your ways. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services offers six tips to help make meal prep a breeze.
Popular diets such as ketogenic, Paleo Diet® and Whole30® seem to get a lot of attention, but are they a fad or favorable for your long-term health? Our Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services team weighs in.
Do you ever wonder what registered dietitian nutritionists do to enjoy holiday goodies without undermining their health goals? Cooper Clinic’s Nutrition Services team provides tips and tricks so you, too, can enjoy while staying healthy this holiday season.
When you have diabetes, it’s essential to keep your blood sugar (glucose) in check. Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Elana Paddock provides strategies to take control of your blood sugar levels before hazardous spikes strike.
Saturated fat, sugar and sodium are three major nutrients that, in excess, can be detrimental to our heart. Learn about their effects and tips to reduce them in your heart-healthy diet.
We can learn lessons about how to live longer and healthier lives from the five Blue Zones located around the world. Learn about the nine common elements found in the communities of health-conscious and long-living individuals.
Exercise, sleep and relaxation are well-known strategies to help manage stress, but research shows foods can also play a role in controlling the tension and pressure of daily life.
It's well-known that carbohydrates raise blood sugars, but what about fat? Learn how saturated and unsaturated fats affect blood sugar and simple tricks to cut unnecessary fat from your diet to help prevent diabetes.
Reducing the risk of developing breast cancer can fall to adjusting everyday health and fitness routines. Regulating body weight, exercising consistently and reducing alcohol intake can contribute to a reduced cancer risk for postmenopausal women.
Incorporating healthy lifestyle habits into your family's routine is crucial, especially for children. Follow these healthy eating tips from Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Patty Kirk to get started.
The body needs protein to function properly, but how much is enough? Learn more about adequate vs. optimal protein and which foods pack the best protein punch.
Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and physical activity may help prevent prostate cancer.
Gluten-free eating has become a diet of choice for many people. But unless you have a gluten allergy, is going gluten-free the right choice for you? Learn more from Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services.
Living with chronic discomfort due to IBS can be frustrating and restricting. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services offers eight tips to help relieve symptoms and keep your digestive system on track.
The best diet is one you don’t realize you’re on. A diet should be easy to follow and not a rigid plan with too many rules, which is why the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet fits the bill perfectly. Learn more from Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services.
Berries offer cancer-fighting antioxidants, excellent doses of fiber and other nutritional benefits that greatly impact overall health. Read on to learn more.
Colorful fruits and vegetables provide valuable nutritional benefits. Eating these fruits and veggies can lower body weight and risk for cancer and cardiovascular disease. Read on for more information.
Many salads that use protein, grain or fruit as a base can be high in calories. Simple ingredient swaps make for healthier options.
We love classic comfort foods, but they tend to weigh us down – even when eaten in moderation. Healthy baking and recipe moderation can help you stay on track with your lifestyle goals.