Right clothes can make the difference when exercising

Right clothes can make the difference when exercising

DALLAS, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Wearing the right clothing can help in maintaining an exercise program, a U.S. expert says.
Fall a good time to incorporate 60 min./day of exercise

Fall a good time to incorporate 60 min./day of exercise

DALLAS, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The beginning of the school year and/or cooler weather is a good time to incorporate the recommended 60 minutes of exercise most days, a U.S. expert says.
New chicken wing: Baked, not fried, with plain Greek yogurt

New chicken wing: Baked, not fried, with plain Greek yogurt

DALLAS, May 25 (UPI) -- A U.S. nutritionist suggests an alternative to the high-fat traditional Buffalo chicken wing -- take off the skin and bake or grill instead of deep-fat frying.

Healthy eating can include favorite foods

DALLAS, March 31 (UPI) -- The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is encouraging people to achieve nutritional goals without forsaking favorite foods, a U.S. expert says.
Expert: How to avoid Super Bowl binging

Expert: How to avoid Super Bowl binging

DALLAS, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- For those keeping to their New Year's resolution of eating healthier or losing weight, a Super Bowl party need not be a dieter's downfall, a U.S. expert says.

Super Bowl food trade-offs work all year

DALLAS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Finding alternatives for high-calorie food and snacks for the Super Bowl need not stop at the big game; they work the rest of the year, a U.S. expert says.

What to eat, drink to improve a workout

DALLAS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Dehydration can occur at any time of the year, but a U.S. nutritionist says when and what a person eats or drinks can affect workout performance.

Quality protein helps fight aging

DALLAS, March 22 (UPI) -- Raising daily protein intake can help fend off age-related muscle mass loss, while exercise keeps muscles and bones strong, a U.S. registered dietitian said.

Study: Americans eat too much sugar

DALLAS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Experts recommend women consume no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day, and men eat no more than 9 teaspoons, but Americans eat much more, researchers say.

Ways to help slim for swimsuit season

DALLAS, June 21 (UPI) -- The most effective way to slim down for swimsuit season is to exercise and make some lower-calorie food substitutions, a U.S. nutritionist suggests.

How to start eating healthier

DALLAS, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- It is much easier to follow through on the New Year's resolution to eat healthier if you create the right environment, U.S. dietitians say.

Gluten-free not necessarily grain-free

DALLAS, March 10 (UPI) -- Relatively few grains have the protein indigestible to those with celiac disease and psoriasis and some grains are safe for them to eat, a U.S. researcher says.
Hot chocolate a better Valentine's choice

Hot chocolate a better Valentine's choice

DALLAS, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Consider skipping the box of chocolates and replace it with a healthier cup of dark hot cocoa for Valentine's Day, a U.S. dietitian suggests.

H1N1 flu can't be caught from ham or pork

DALLAS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The H1N1 virus, also known as swine flu, has some who feast on holiday ham wondering if it is safe, but a U.S. nutritionist says no one gets the flu from ham.

Don't throw out pumpkin goodness

DALLAS, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A U.S. dietitian advises eating, rather than throwing out, the meat and seeds of a carved pumpkin.

Superfoods shouldn't overshadow vegetables

DALLAS, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Zucchini may not be a nutritional powerhouse -- or described as a "superfood" -- but it should be eaten regularly, a U.S. nutritionist advises.

After wedding, newlyweds gain weight

DALLAS, June 26 (UPI) -- An old saying that married couples gain weight turns out to be true, a U.S. expert says.

Choose whole grains, good food, not diets

DALLAS, March 13 (UPI) -- As the days get longer and bathing-suit season draws near, some try fad diets, when healthier eating should be the goal, a U.S. nutritionist says.

Cherries help heart, help prevent diabetes

DALLAS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Cherries, a super fruit, may reduce factors associated with heart disease and diabetes, a U.S. researcher suggests.

Begin watching waistline on New Year's Eve

DALLAS, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The New Year's Eve party is a good place and time to start keeping a New Year's resolution to watch one's weight, a U.S. expert suggests.

Eating of the green can ensure health

DALLAS, March 12 (UPI) -- Think green on St. Patrick's Day -- and the rest of the year -- when it comes to diet and reap benefits, U.S. dietitians advise.

Cutting holiday calories helps waistline

DALLAS, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Holiday meals can take a toll on the waistline, but a U.S. expert advises some key food substitutions can cut calories.

Eat before and after a workout

DALLAS, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Before hitting the pavement for an early morning run or workout, eat a banana, or drink glass of skim milk, advises a U.S. dietitian.

Ways to avoid holiday food gain

DALLAS, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A Texas dietitian suggests that although most Americans gain about 2 pounds each holiday season, there are ways to avoid gaining holiday weight.

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