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The tradition of drinking tea is thousands of years old in many parts of the world. Teas are not only refreshing, but have years of research supporting their health benefits.
"If a food tastes good, it must not be good for you." You may have this perception about food that leads you to reach for that bag of potato chips instead of an apple.
Read tips from Registered Dietitians to keep your satisfying meal healthy and nutritious.
Whether you consider it an indulgence, a craving, a necessity, or simply a state of bliss, chocolate is a part of our diet. But it’s typically high in heart-unfriendly saturated fat and calories so how do we make it work?
If you're eating five to nine servings of vegetables every day, you are doing it right. Learn tips and tricks to preserve the most nutrients possible when preparing your veggies.
Are you looking to recharge your batteries in the middle of the afternoon? Many people who are in search of a quick fix to combat midday fatigue may grab an energy drink. Here’s what you need to know about energy drinks and healthier ways to give your body a boost.
This holiday season you can savor your hot beverage of choice without packing on the pounds. Take a look at several options you can prepare in the comfort of your own home.
Recently more and more dips are popping up in your local grocery stores. You may be wondering, 'what's healthy and what's not?' Here are a few tips.
This season take a whole new look at pumpkin. It's delicious, versatile and packed full of nutrition.
Is dinner your biggest meal of the day? Are you ravenous by the time you get home from work? These simple tips can help you eat light at night.
Football season is here along with the tailgate parties. This tradition can seem intimidating if you're trying to watch your weight but there’s no reason to sideline your efforts. These simple tips can help.
Birthday parties, date nights, business meetings, catered events—let’s face it, we can’t always avoid dining out. Try these helpful tips to avoid the added weight gain and make healthier choices.
There’s an ever-growing interest in vegetarian or vegan type diets. It’s no surprise that focusing on fruits, veggies, wholegrains, beans, nuts and seeds has numerous health benefits. Now there’s an easy way to get motivated to go meat-free.
There is a lot of controversy today about eating grains and starches. Many of the “fad” diets try to minimize or eliminate whole grain foods and starches such as bread, pasta, potatoes, and rice. Here's why you should consider keeping them in your diet.
Food labels can be confusing. Should you buy organic or natural? Eliminate the confusion with these definitions.
What can you do to decrease your risk of developing cancer? Try adding these five foods to your recipes from time to time. They contain many beneficial properties, including cancer prevention.
Add color to your menu to keep your holiday festivities healthy and delicious.
Learn fast and easy healthy options to help you stay on the road of good health this summer.
Juicing is quickly becoming a hot trend for weight loss. But does it really help you squeeze more vitamins and minerals in your diet?
The prevalence of celiac disease has soared in the United States. Make sure you know the facts and how to diagnosis this condition.
They say you are what you eat. Keep your skin healthy and looking younger with these five foods.
Are healthier food choices more expensive than junk food? A government study shows that this preconceived notion may not be true, depending on how you measure it.
Should you rewash prewashed produce? Follow these 12 tips to avoid food-borne bacteria and illnesses.
Discover healthy eating strategies to fit your lifestyle.
Discover how you can fuel your aerobic exercise with proper nutrition.
Simple substitutions in meals can help promote heart health. Find out how to easily add heart-healthy foods into your meals.
Maintaining a healthy weight is an important element of your health. Read how a nutritious diet can help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Find out how to jumpstart your healthy diet with science-based eating habits.
What do you want to accomplish in the New Year? Discover how deliberate, incremental change can help you meet your health goals.
Understand the theory behind sequential eating and how you can aid your digestion process.
Discover how to enjoy savvy substitutions in your holiday treats without losing control of your health goals.
Your nutrition plan has a direct impact on your waistline. Read how your diet and weight can impact diabetes prevention.
Do you feel like you’re constantly fighting food cravings? Learn about the brain’s chemistry and how it relates to food addiction.
Learn how to make nutritious eating choices and control your appetite when you’re strapped for time and on the move.
Celebrate National Whole Grains Month by learning what the healthiest choices are and why whole grains should be an essential element in your diet.
What do you know about your metabolism? Find out what a simple test can tell you about your personal metabolic rate and daily caloric needs.
How can you encourage your child to eat nutritious foods?
Did you know that Dallas residents eat out more than any other major city? Make sure you’re armed with the nutrition facts before your next restaurant visit.
Have you considered the calorie count in your favorite ballpark snacks? These tricks teach you how to stay healthy while cheering for your favorite team.
Do you grill your hamburgers or chicken to a safe temperature? Learn the do’s and don’ts for healthy summer grilling.
It’s easy to let salads become a boring side dish. Make salad a staple in your healthy diet by keeping it fun and fresh.
Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! Watch why it’s important to eat a healthy, hearty breakfast each morning and why fiber is your best bet for a great start.
Did you know that not all fats are created equal? Read more about which fats are good for you and which to avoid.
Are you incorporating fruits and vegetables into your daily diet? Learn easy fixes for a colorful and healthy plate.
Whether you’re making adjustments to your eating habits or starting a new plan, Cooper Clinic registered dietitian nutritionists offer tips to put together a healthy plate every meal.
Are you managing hypertension with the help of nutrition? We've got the best foods to keep a healthy blood pressure.
How do you keep your cholesterol under control? Find out which foods to avoid and which to buy to keep your heart in check.
Do you ever wonder which of your favorite foods are the healthiest? Cooper Clinic Nutrition Services can help you make healthier choices during your next grocery store visit.
Get your diet on track with simple and consistent changes from Meridan Zerner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Cooper Clinic Sports Dietitian.
Making New Year's resolutions is the easy part. Sticking to them is tough. Don't let your nutrition goals suffer during the New Year. Our registered dietitians have some tips for making a plan you'll stick to.