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An Expert Guide to the Many Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

An Expert Guide to the Many Health Benefits of Drinking Tea


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.

Our Tips and Tricks for Making Healthy Eating Fun and Tasty

Our Tips and Tricks for Making Healthy Eating Fun and Tasty


"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.

How to Make Healthy and Complete Meals in a Slow Cooker

How to Make Healthy and Complete Meals in a Slow Cooker


Read tips from Registered Dietitians to keep your satisfying meal healthy and nutritious.

Got a Chocolate Craving? Dark Chocolate Has Health Benefits

Got a Chocolate Craving? Dark Chocolate Has Health Benefits


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?

The Best Way to Preserve Nutrients When Preparing Vegetables

The Best Way to Preserve Nutrients When Preparing Vegetables


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.

Do Energy Drinks Really Help in Beating the Afternoon Slump?

Do Energy Drinks Really Help in Beating the Afternoon Slump?


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.

Warm Up with Our Fun, Hot and Healthy Holiday Drink Ideas

Warm Up with Our Fun, Hot and Healthy Holiday Drink Ideas


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.

Cooper's Handy Guide to Which Grocery Store Dips Are Healthy

Cooper's Handy Guide to Which Grocery Store Dips Are Healthy


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.

Get Pumped About Pumpkin: Pie, Bread, Ravioli, Soups and More

Get Pumped About Pumpkin: Pie, Bread, Ravioli, Soups and More


This season take a whole new look at pumpkin. It's delicious, versatile and packed full of nutrition.

Why Should You Should Consider Always Eating Light at Night?

Why Should You Should Consider Always Eating Light at Night?


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.

Score a Touchdown with Tips for a Healthier Game Day Spread

Score a Touchdown with Tips for a Healthier Game Day Spread


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.

5 Simple Steps to Eating Smart When Dining Out at Restaurants

5 Simple Steps to Eating Smart When Dining Out at Restaurants


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.

Tips and Recipes for Your Weekly Plant-Based Meatless Monday

Tips and Recipes for Your Weekly Plant-Based Meatless Monday


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.

Live Healthier with Whole Grains

Live Healthier with Whole Grains


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.

Learning How to Decipher the Terms Used on Your Food Labels

Learning How to Decipher the Terms Used on Your Food Labels


Food labels can be confusing. Should you buy organic or natural? Eliminate the confusion with these definitions.

These Five Superfoods Are Scientifically Proven to Fight Cancer

These Five Superfoods Are Scientifically Proven to Fight Cancer


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.

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Healthy Fruits and Veggies

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Healthy Fruits and Veggies


Add color to your menu to keep your holiday festivities healthy and delicious.

Vacation Eating: The Healthy Way

Vacation Eating: The Healthy Way


Learn fast and easy healthy options to help you stay on the road of good health this summer.

Is Juicing Fruits and Vegetables a Fad or a Healthy Choice?

Is Juicing Fruits and Vegetables a Fad or a Healthy Choice?


Juicing is quickly becoming a hot trend for weight loss. But does it really help you squeeze more vitamins and minerals in your diet?

What Are the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Celiac Disease?

What Are the Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Celiac Disease?


The prevalence of celiac disease has soared in the United States. Make sure you know the facts and how to diagnosis this condition.

Five Best Foods to Protect Your Skin from Dryness and Aging

Five Best Foods to Protect Your Skin from Dryness and Aging


They say you are what you eat. Keep your skin healthy and looking younger with these five foods.

Is Eating Healthy More Expensive? The Answer May Surprise You.

Is Eating Healthy More Expensive? The Answer May Surprise You.


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.

The Very Best Way to Clean Fruits and Vegetables Revealed

The Very Best Way to Clean Fruits and Vegetables Revealed


Should you rewash prewashed produce? Follow these 12 tips to avoid food-borne bacteria and illnesses.

Suggestions and Tips for Eating Right, Your Way, Every Single Day

Suggestions and Tips for Eating Right, Your Way, Every Single Day


Discover healthy eating strategies to fit your lifestyle.

Learn the Basics of Fueling Your Body for Your Fitness Goals

Learn the Basics of Fueling Your Body for Your Fitness Goals


Discover how you can fuel your aerobic exercise with proper nutrition.

Six Substitutions for a Healthy Heart

Six Substitutions for a Healthy Heart


Simple substitutions in meals can help promote heart health. Find out how to easily add heart-healthy foods into your meals.

A Healthy Body Weight Is the Cornerstone for Good Health

A Healthy Body Weight Is the Cornerstone for Good Health


Maintaining a healthy weight is an important element of your health. Read how a nutritious diet can help you achieve your weight loss goals.

10 Simple Tips to Shape Up Your Diet and Protect Your Health

10 Simple Tips to Shape Up Your Diet and Protect Your Health


Find out how to jumpstart your healthy diet with science-based eating habits.

Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals

Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals


What do you want to accomplish in the New Year? Discover how deliberate, incremental change can help you meet your health goals.

Getting to the Bottom of the Order in Which You Eat Food

Getting to the Bottom of the Order in Which You Eat Food


Understand the theory behind sequential eating and how you can aid your digestion process.

Simple Substitutions Help Control Your Diet During the Holidays

Simple Substitutions Help Control Your Diet During the Holidays


Discover how to enjoy savvy substitutions in your holiday treats without losing control of your health goals.

Simple Steps to Stop Diabetes

Simple Steps to Stop Diabetes


Your nutrition plan has a direct impact on your waistline. Read how your diet and weight can impact diabetes prevention.

Cooper Dietitian Discusses Food Addiction and Prevention Video

Cooper Dietitian Discusses Food Addiction and Prevention Video


Do you feel like you’re constantly fighting food cravings? Learn about the brain’s chemistry and how it relates to food addiction.

Cooper Dietitian Advice on How to Avoid Mindless Snacking Video

Cooper Dietitian Advice on How to Avoid Mindless Snacking Video


Learn how to make nutritious eating choices and control your appetite when you’re strapped for time and on the move.

What’s So Wonderful About Whole Grains?

What’s So Wonderful About Whole Grains?


Celebrate National Whole Grains Month by learning what the healthiest choices are and why whole grains should be an essential element in your diet.

Understand Your Metabolism and How to Boost It for Better Health

Understand Your Metabolism and How to Boost It for Better Health


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.

Cooper's Guide to Teaching Children Healthy Eating Habits

Cooper's Guide to Teaching Children Healthy Eating Habits


How can you encourage your child to eat nutritious foods?

Expert Advice for Eating Healthy While Dining at a Restaurant

Expert Advice for Eating Healthy While Dining at a Restaurant


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.

Healthy Ballgame Snacks Will Make You Stand Up and Cheer

Healthy Ballgame Snacks Will Make You Stand Up and Cheer


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.

Enjoying Summer Grilling Season Doesn't Have to Mean Eating Poorly

Enjoying Summer Grilling Season Doesn't Have to Mean Eating Poorly


Do you grill your hamburgers or chicken to a safe temperature? Learn the do’s and don’ts for healthy summer grilling.

Salad in a Snap

Salad in a Snap


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.

Listen to Why Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Listen to Why Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal of the Day


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.

Breaking Down Fats

Breaking Down Fats


Did you know that not all fats are created equal? Read more about which fats are good for you and which to avoid.

Create a Colorful Plate

Create a Colorful Plate


Are you incorporating fruits and vegetables into your daily diet? Learn easy fixes for a colorful and healthy plate.

8 Tips to Plate a Healthy, Complete Meal Every Time You Eat

8 Tips to Plate a Healthy, Complete Meal Every Time You Eat


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.

Using Nutrition to Combat the Health Risks of High Blood Pressure

Using Nutrition to Combat the Health Risks of High Blood Pressure


Are you managing hypertension with the help of nutrition? We've got the best foods to keep a healthy blood pressure.

Managing and Lowering Your Cholesterol With Healthy Eating

Managing and Lowering Your Cholesterol With Healthy Eating


How do you keep your cholesterol under control? Find out which foods to avoid and which to buy to keep your heart in check.

Registered Dietitian Can Help You Navigate Healthy Grocery Options

Registered Dietitian Can Help You Navigate Healthy Grocery Options


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.

It's Never Too Late to Learn How to Start to Eat Healthy

It's Never Too Late to Learn How to Start to Eat Healthy


Get your diet on track with simple and consistent changes from Meridan Zerner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Cooper Clinic Sports Dietitian.

New Nutrition Goals

New Nutrition Goals


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.

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