With summer right around the corner, we often count the days until we throw on our flip flops, enjoy outdoor activities, and indulge in a refreshing summer cocktail. Unfortunately, some of those summer drinks can pack a calorie punch. Whether it be a cooling mudslide or a frozen margarita, some of the best quenching concoctions […]
About: Kristin Bourque, RD, LD
Kristen Bourque, RD, LD has been writing health-related articles since 2000. Her nutrition articles and recipes have been featured in "Today's Dietitian" as well as the Canadian magazine "Glow". Kristen combines her love of nutrition with cooking on her personal blog, Swanky Dietitian.
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Unfortunately, the reality that many of us live in is that junk food is available to us the majority of our day. Whether it be going to see a movie with friends, making a simple trip to the grocery store, or a friendly pot luck at work, the temptation of unhealthy snacks is often present. […]
March marks the start of National Nutrition Month, a yearly educational campaign that helps to bring awareness about health and nutrition. The theme for 2014 is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” The key message for this year’s theme focuses on “combining taste and nutrition to create healthy meals that still follow the Dietary Guidelines […]
Many of us have busy school or work schedules that can often make it difficult to eat healthy lunches. We often resort to skipping our afternoon meal or choosing a quick fast food option that isn’t doing our waistlines any favors. Planning for your busy week ahead can make eating healthier come lunchtime simpler. Here […]
Losing weight itself is a great reward, but finding smaller ways to keep us motivated and give ourselves a pat on the back is a nice treat that can help keep us motivated. When we think of rewards, food often comes to mind. This isn’t a problem from time to time, but the focus of […]
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