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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.

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.

Holiday Tasting Traps

Holiday Tasting Traps


A sample at the store, an extra dollop of whipped cream and a bite off your favorite cookie can add up quick! If your goal this season is to maintain and not gain weight, you might want to watch your "harmless" small bites. Follow our fun scenario to see how easy calories can add up.

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Piling On the Pounds

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without Piling On the Pounds


Tis the season for family, fun and food! While casseroles, dressings and pecan pie are some of our holiday favorites, it's important to stick to your nutritional goals. Read more about how to enjoy the foods you love while making new traditions this Thanksgiving.

Calorie Counts and More for Your Favorite Varieties of Nuts

Calorie Counts and More for Your Favorite Varieties of Nuts


Everyone loves a little crunch in their bite. But are your favorite nuts packed with healthy or unhealthy fat? Learn more and get nuts about your favorite snacks and toppings, plus get some great recipes to use with nuts.

Halloween Health

Halloween Health


While a lot of Halloween focus is on trick-or-treating for candy, your family doesn't have to stick to the norm. Have you tried giving out mini bags of popcorn or donating your leftover candy? Learn more about helpful tips and tricks to ensure you have a successfully, nutritious Halloween.

Understanding the Importance of Your Child's Lunch Choices


Whether your kids bring their lunch to school or prefer the school cafeteria, it's important the entire family understands the healthy options available. Read more to find out easy ways your kids can have healthy lunches made at home or from the cafeteria line.

Cut the Confusion When It Comes To Food Nutrition Labels


Reading a food label can be quite intimidating. They are required by the FDA, so it's important to know exactly what you're reading. Get to know the basics about food labels as well as what you should be looking for in vitamins, serving size, ingredients and more.

Finding Your Optimal Source of Heart Healthy Omega-3 Fats


Omega-3s are essential for your heart, brain and overall health. Even though seafood is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids, you may also obtain them from other food groups. Learn how to increase your daily omega-3 intake with easy substitutions and ingredients.

A Dietitian’s Tips to Plan the Perfect Healthy Picnic Lunch

A Dietitian’s Tips to Plan the Perfect Healthy Picnic Lunch


The kids are home from school and the summer days are getting warmer; why not treat the entire family to a summer picnic! We'll show you simple ways to put together the perfect, healthy picnic that everyone will enjoy.

A Nutritionist’s Tips to Save Calories with Smarter Drink Choices

A Nutritionist’s Tips to Save Calories with Smarter Drink Choices


We all love iced tea, lemonade and cold juice during the hot, summer months. But your favorite cool drinks might be loaded with more calories than you think. Read more about simple ways to swap ingredients in refreshing beverages this season.

How to Manage Your Daily Sodium Intake and Avoid an Overload


Sodium has been a hot topic in the news recently. Many Americans are consuming much more sodium than what is required, which can lead to hypertension and more. Do you consume more than 2,300 mg per day or do you know how much that really is? Read more about our recommendations for sodium intake.

What's the Healthiest Caffeine Intake Level for the Average Adult?

What's the Healthiest Caffeine Intake Level for the Average Adult?


If you're a caffeine fiend, you might want to slow down your intake or try healthier options. While a moderate amount of caffeine is harmless, many people consume more than is recommended. Learn more about ways to decrease your bad caffeine habits.

Learning to Take Care of Your Bone Health With Good Nutrition


Are you getting enough calcium and vitamin D? Along with your daily supplements, calcium and vitamin D3 are present in many different foods. Incorporating these foods into your diet will help you optimize your bone health. Read more about integrating the proper nutrients for bone health.

Read These Simple Steps to an Earth and Waistline Friendly Diet


We hear the term going green almost daily, but how does this translate to our diet? Eating right and going green is not about sacrificing foods you love, giving up entire food groups or strictly eating vegetables. Going green is a diverse plan that involves eating real, fresh, and flavorful food. It also focuses on considering our environment when making food choices and exercising lifestyle habits.

Using Healthy Foods as Powerful Fuel for Body and Mind Wellness


While carbohydrates sometimes get a bad rap, they are a great source of fuel food. Carbs are imperative for muscle, brain, and nervous system function. Read more about picking the right carbohydrates and how they can fuel our system to top performance.

Cold Days, Warm Food

Cold Days, Warm Food


Just because you crave delicious, warm comfort foods during winter doesn't mean you have to pack on the calories. With help from a Cooper Clinic dietitian, learn more about simple ways to substitute healthy ingredients into your comfort food favorites.

Fast Food Figured Out

Fast Food Figured Out


All too often we find ourselves without the time to cook a meal because of our on-the-go lifestyles. If you find yourself needing to cruise through the closest drive-thru, read these healthy guidelines on choosing the best meals for the family.

Tackling After School Snack Attacks With Healthier Options


Knowing that snacks are a large portion of a child's diet, it is important to keep the pantry stocked with healthy choices. Learn how to incorporate exciting snack options in your daily routine for children and parents alike.

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