How to Choose a Healthy Smoothie

How to Choose a Healthy Smoothie

By Theresa Hennig RDN, LDFood 4 Success, LLC Dietitian A trip to the local smoothie shop may seem like a healthy choice, offering a blend of fiber- and antioxidant-rich fruits and veggies, along with additions like Greek yogurt and protein powder. However, it's...

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Grilled Sweet Cardamom Peaches

Grilled Sweet Cardamom Peaches

Throwing peaches on your grill can take your Summer BBQ to a whole new level. Try out this delicious recipe and to see for yourself!

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Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

Does Sugar Feed Cancer?

By Trinh Vu, Texas State Nutrition Intern Does sugar feed cancer? This myth has been going around for some time now. All of our cells in our body use sugar or glucose as a primary source of fuel. We can obtain glucose from many different types of foods, fruits, whole...

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Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance It is a well-known fact that our dietary choices can impact our risk for certain medical conditions. There is so much conflicting information out there that people sometimes get confused and don’t know what to believe. The...

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What Is a Flexitarian Diet?

What Is a Flexitarian Diet?

Flexitarians eat a mostly plant-based diet with animal products added occasionally. The word “flexitarian” is simply the combination of the two words flexible and vegetarian, whereas a diet is simply a way of life. The theory behind the...

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Make your exercise goals this year SMART

Make your exercise goals this year SMART

Exercise looks different for everyone:  This time of year, a lot of people have made New Year’s resolutions to get in shape. Keep in mind that as you set off to achieve your new goal to be fit, we are all different and at different stages in our lives. So, being fit...

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Fresh Fruit/Vegetables Vs. Frozen or Canned

Fresh Fruit/Vegetables Vs. Frozen or Canned

So often in my profession I am asked the question about fresh fruit/vegetables vs. frozen or canned. It has often been said that fresh veggies and fruit are the best choice over canned or frozen. I have always taken this position and in my view, when it comes to taste...

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Food4Success

Food4Success

Welcome! I am a registered dietitian, mother of 2 littles, and messy cook who loves spreading credible nutrition knowledge and tasty, nutritious recipes. With our busy lifestyles now a days, I am ALL about simplicity without sacrificing taste or nutrition. My hope is to empower clients, individuals, and families with the nutritional knowledge that allow them to live life to the fullest, and enjoy their food too!

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