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No Holiday Leftovers Left Behind

No Holiday Leftovers Left Behind


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.

GERD: Feel the Burn

GERD: Feel the Burn


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.

To Be or Not to Be Vegetarian?

To Be or Not to Be Vegetarian?


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.

How Food Affects Your Mood

How Food Affects Your Mood


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.

Keeping a Fit Kitchen: Tool Time

Keeping a Fit Kitchen: Tool Time


Make cooking healthy fun again with these quirky kitchen gizmos. Cooper Clinic Nutrition uncovers useful kitchen gadgets that help make the healthy choices the easy choices.

A Dietitian's Daily Priority

A Dietitian's Daily Priority


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.

Making Sense of the Dairy Debate

Making Sense of the Dairy Debate


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.

Food Allergy Fact vs. Fiction

Food Allergy Fact vs. Fiction


With food allergies on the rise, it can be hard knowing what you can order on a menu much less valid testing methods. Valid food allergy and sensitivity testing methods versus invalid methods that could lead to possible misdiagnosis.

Pitfalls of Restrictive Eating

Pitfalls of Restrictive Eating


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.

Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right

Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right


Cooper Clinic registered dietitian nutritionists share what 2019’s National Nutrition Month theme of "Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right" means to them. Check out how our nutrition team puts this theme into practice in their everyday lives.

Fish Facts for Heart Health

Fish Facts for Heart Health


There’s nothing fishy about the benefits of eating seafood. Cooper Clinic Nutrition expounds on the importance of fish being a part of a balanced diet and how to include the recommended servings in your menus this week.

Kitchen Gadgets that Make Eating Healthy Easy

Kitchen Gadgets that Make Eating Healthy Easy


Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services recommends three small kitchen appliances—Instant Pot, Air Fryer and Uber Appliance—that help make healthy eating a habit.

Is Fasting a Healthy Habit?

Is Fasting a Healthy Habit?


Is intermittent fasting (IF) sustainable and does it lead to positive benefits for total health and well-being? Cooper Clinic Nutrition discusses the pros and cons of the diet trend that could be doing you more harm than good. 

Are You Too Sweet on Sweeteners? 

Are You Too Sweet on Sweeteners? 


Alternative sweeteners may be saving you calories, how healthy are they really? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services serves up the truth on these sweetened alternatives.

Can Alcohol Increase Your Breast Cancer Risk?

Can Alcohol Increase Your Breast Cancer Risk?


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.

Health Hazards of Added Sugar

Health Hazards of Added Sugar


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.

Keeping a Fit Gut

Keeping a Fit Gut


Our gastrointestinal tract plays an important role in our overall health. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services discusses ways you can ensure optimal gut health.

Meal Prep Made Easy

Meal Prep Made Easy


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.

Men's Optimal Nutrition Through The Decades

Men's Optimal Nutrition Through The Decades


As you age, your nutritional needs can change. Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services shares nutrition tips for men in all decades of life.

Hydration 101

Hydration 101


Adequate hydration is vital for body processes such as weight maintenance, digestion and detoxification. How much water do you really need and what role does your environment and exercise routine play? Our Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services team explains.

Tackling Stress Eating

Tackling Stress Eating


Stress can affect how and what we eat and in turn, impact our weight and overall health. Why do we reach for food during periods of high stress? Our Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services team discusses why stress eating is so common and what you can do to break the habit. 

Go Further with Food

Go Further with Food


About one-third of food produced for human consumption gets dumped in the trash every year. Our Cooper Clinic Nutrition team offers simple tips to help you reduce that number and save money

Ketogenic, Paleo Diet® and Whole30®: Are These Diets Heart Healthy?

Ketogenic, Paleo Diet® and Whole30®: Are These Diets Heart Healthy?


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.

What's In Your Milk?

What's In Your Milk?


There are so many different types of milk and milk alternatives, but do you know the nutritional benefits of your milk choice? Our Cooper Clinic Nutrition team compares your milk options.

Six Tips to Prevent Weight Gain in the New Year

Six Tips to Prevent Weight Gain in the New Year


If you're trying to lose weight, you don’t have to reach for diet fads, pricey pills or extravagant methods. Cooper Clinic Nutrition offers six tried and true guidelines to help you avoid extra pounds and keep them off.

A Dietitian’s Survival Guide for the Holidays

A Dietitian’s Survival Guide for the Holidays


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.

Strike Blood Sugar Spikes After Meals

Strike Blood Sugar Spikes After Meals


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.

Soy Consumption and Breast Cancer Risk

Soy Consumption and Breast Cancer Risk


Is it safe to eat soy? The Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services team answers if eating soy products can have an impact on your risk for developing breast cancer.

Fuel Your Child's Brain With Breakfast

Fuel Your Child's Brain With Breakfast


In the morning rush, feeding your kids breakfast can easily get put on the back burner. Cooper Clinic registered dietitian nutritionists offer easy tips to ensure your child gets a quick and nutritious breakfast each morning.

Navigating Nutrition While Traveling

Navigating Nutrition While Traveling


Did you know adults can gain up to seven pounds while on vacation? Cooper Clinic registered dietitian nutritionists discuss ways to beat the weight gain while traveling.

Lowering Your Risk of Low Testosterone

Lowering Your Risk of Low Testosterone


A growing concern among men is low testosterone levels, also known as low T. While these hormones naturally decline with age, Cooper Clinic Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Nina Salhab discusses what men can do to help slow down the process.

Nutrition Myth Busters: Skin Edition

Nutrition Myth Busters: Skin Edition


Lifestyle and dietary practices can improve skin health. With so many opinions out there, it's important to recognize what's helpful and what's hype.

Women and Midlife Health: What Is Going On?

Women and Midlife Health: What Is Going On?


Our bodies continue to change as we age. For women, that shift happens considerably every decade. Our dietitians offer some midlife health considerations.

Effects of Saturated Fat, Sugar, and Sodium on Your Heart

Effects of Saturated Fat, Sugar, and Sodium on Your Heart


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.

Blue Zones Provide Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life

Blue Zones Provide Secrets to a Long and Healthy Life


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.

Healthy Foods to Combat Stress

Healthy Foods to Combat Stress


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.

Combat Diabetes with the Right Types of Fat

Combat Diabetes with the Right Types of Fat


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.

Nutrition, Exercise and Alcohol: Key Players in Breast Cancer Risk

Nutrition, Exercise and Alcohol: Key Players in Breast Cancer Risk


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.

How to Inspire Healthy Family Eating Habits

How to Inspire Healthy Family Eating Habits


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.

Proper Protein Fuels the Body for Exercise

Proper Protein Fuels the Body for Exercise


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.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle with PCOS

Living a Healthy Lifestyle with PCOS


Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormonal disorder that affects nearly one in 10 women worldwide. While there’s no cure for PCOS, it can be treated with healthy lifestyle habits.

Healthy Eating Tips for Prostate Health

Healthy Eating Tips for Prostate Health


Maintaining a healthy weight through a balanced diet and physical activity may help prevent prostate cancer.

Is a Gluten-Free Diet a Healthy Option for Your Body?

Is a Gluten-Free Diet a Healthy Option for Your Body?


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.

Stress Less About IBS

Stress Less About IBS


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 DASH Difference

The DASH Difference


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.

Six Goals to Help Achieve Weight Loss

Six Goals to Help Achieve Weight Loss


When it comes to weight loss, achieving success starts by reaching smaller milestones. Read how setting specific goals can have a huge impact on weight loss.

Expert Tips for Healthier Holidays

Expert Tips for Healthier Holidays


Trying to maintain, not gain, during the holidays can be stressful without the right mindset and proper tools. The Cooper Clinic Nutrition team shares their own strategies to help prepare for navigating a holiday season of food and drink.

Five Dieting Mistakes to Avoid

Five Dieting Mistakes to Avoid


The best approach to weight loss is making gradual changes in your eating and activity that you can sustain for life. There’s no one-size-fits-all diet, but there are common mistakes we all should avoid.

Stay Sharp With the MIND Diet

Stay Sharp With the MIND Diet


Maintaining a healthy mind through exercise and nutrition is important when it comes to aging well. The MIND diet has been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and slow cognitive decline.

Flu-Fighting Foods

Flu-Fighting Foods


If the flu strikes you or your family this fall or winter, eating nutritious foods can help you get back on your feet quickly.

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