Sue Rose, MS, RD, LDN

My Diet Matters

The Old Diet Issue is STILL the New Issue: Easy Steps to Up Your Intake of Fruits & Veggies

month! Despite all the new ideas revolving around the best ...
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Concerned About Sugar in Cereal? Pick These Cereals, Not Those

When you look at a Nutrition Fact Label, you can ...
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How to Buy Cereal to Make it Part of a Healthy Diet

Did you know cereal is a healthy nutrient dense carbohydrate? ...
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Eating for Beauty: Pick These Foods!

Written by Tess O’Brien and Edited by Sue Rose, MS, ...
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Clean Up Your Dirty Eating in 7 Steps

We are all busy! My new clients all seem to ...
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Fabulous Flaxseed: Easily Add to Your Diet

It’s relatively easy to add flaxseed to your diet in ...
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The Pressure (Cooker) is On: Make Food Fast

I was a child in the 50s. Mothers back then ...
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Healthy Comfort Foods: Pumpkin Pie & Minestrone Soup

Today, some major plans fell through, and I very unexpectedly have the ...
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Summer Salad: Kale with Quinoa & Penne Pasta with Feta

A summer entree salad is perfect if you are tired ...
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Fast Breakfast Ideas: Easy and Nutritious On the Fly

Grogginess in the morning? You know you should eat some ...
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What Dietitians Do: This Dietitian’s “Do’s and Don’ts”

Did you ever wonder what dietitians do for clients or ...
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Are You a Nutrition “Purist” or “Realist”?

It seems as though these days everyone has an opinion ...
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The Potential Hidden Danger in Your Cereal: Iron

We all know iron is something we need to stay ...
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Cereals With Too Much Iron? Pick These, Not Those!

Updated December, 2019 Do your regularly eat cereal? Did you ...
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Lower Blood Pressure Naturally: Eat This Nutrient!

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), having high blood ...
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Should You Take Supplements: Facts to Consider

News coverage over the last few days seems to be ...
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Doctor Refusing Obese Patients: Weighing In

As I turned on the morning news the other day, ...
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Don’t Buy Shrimp From Thailand: Save the Fishing Cat

Not very long ago, I was in a major Chicago ...
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20 Reasons to Eat Carbs and Forgo the Beef!

Updated December, 2019 If you have a beef with carbs, ...
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Tips To Decrease Your Triglycerides: 6 Easy Steps

Do you need tips to decrease your blood triglycerides? Triglycerides ...
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Probiotic Supplements: 5 Purchasing Tips

Do you understand how to buy probiotic supplements? Or, are ...
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50 Calorie Snacks: Something for Everyone!

Do you like to snack? It seems most of us ...
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Vacation Weight Gain: Here’s How to Avoid It!

Guest post by Cole Millen, an avid traveler. Updated July, ...
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Defensive Dining: Eating Out Healthy

Do you wish you could make eating out a healthy ...
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Restaurant Dining: A Cost to Your Health and Wallet

My spouse and I are health conscious because I am ...
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Mother’s Day Reflections from a Dietitian Grandma

As I contemplate the upcoming weekend and Mother’s Day, I ...
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Cheers to a Healthy BBQ Menu this July 4, 2013!

For the entrée, consider the following: Jenni-O brand turkey brats-saves ...
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Chocolate Ice Cream Roll Cake: A Versatile Holiday Recipe

I have been making this sponge chocolate ice cream roll ...
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Dangerous Supplements: How to Keep Yours Safe

Updated November, 2019 Many Americans naively pop vitamin and mineral ...
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Fish Oil for Dogs: Good For Furry Friends Too!

As a practicing dietitian/nutritionist, I recommend fish oil to my ...
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How to Buy Vitamin Supplements: Be a Savvy Consumer

We are a pill popping society, and we know it. ...
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B12 for Weight Loss: Is this Bunk/Junk Science?

Last evening the topic in my college nutrition class was vitamins. ...
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Making Weight Loss a Reality: 5 Surefire Simple Steps

Perhaps you started off the year with the best intentions, ...
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Willpower for Weight Loss? Not the Best Strategy

Many of us think that it’s necessary to have willpower ...
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Ice Cream Calories: 6 Tips to Lighten Up

Ice cream is a special summer treat. For many of ...
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Lose Weight, No Diet Required: Just Take These Steps

If you just can’t take another popular weight loss diet ...
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Pediatric Cancer Moms: The Most Amazing Moms I Know

I joined the pediatric cancer club in 2016 as the ...
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Weight in Winter: 5 Tips to Halt a Gain

Do you worry about weight gain in winter? As frigid ...
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Without Wheat: Blueberry Streusel Teff Muffins

I decided to finally try using the teff flour I ...
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Healthy Spinach Dip: A Appetizer With Less Calories

The merry holidays have arrived, bringing with them plenty of ...
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Alcohol Drink Calories: Here’s How to Choose Wisely

The festive month of December has arrived. Along with extra ...
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Low Calorie Snacks: 60 Simple 100 Calorie Choices

The holidays have arrived. You don’t want to gain ten ...
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Healthy Eating in 2020: See How Easy It Is!

The new year is here. Maybe a new you? As ...
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Kale Recipes: 3 Non-Salad Ways to Eat This Superfood

Everyone is talking about kale, right? But why? And what ...
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Getting Rid of Gas: 10 Easy Eating Tips to Help

Feeling a bit too gassy, smelly, and embarrassed? Gas complaints ...
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Drinking Water and Fluoride: Healthy for All?

For most of my life I never really thought much ...
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My Food Sensitivities: A Dietitian’s Personal Perspective

When I was 40 years old, I became very ill-so ...
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Coping With Pet Loss: Try Walking to Ease Pain

Grief is what we feel at loss. The loss of ...
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Foods for Working Out: Fuel Yourself Properly

In the wake of America’s growing waistline, fitness trends have ...
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Can Dietitians Write Prescriptions? Sort Of!

When I started out in college, I began as a ...
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Enough Vitamin D: A Dietary Challenge

Why is it so important? A large percentage of people ...
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Strong Bones: 5 Novel Foods for Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis: a silent stalker Osteoporosis is a public health problem ...
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Keto Diet: Healthy or Harmful? Depends Who You Ask!

We all know the keto diet is the rage, but ...
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Color of Food: Hidden Secrets to Health?

The color of food you eat is a factor in ...
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All for Pediatric Brain Cancer Research: Chicago Marathon

Pediatric brain cancer research funds are the goal of one ...
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Oats: The Good and Bad

Oats, including oatmeal, can dish up some serious health benefits. ...
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Magnesium for Health: Are You Getting Enough?

Magnesium has widespread implications for our health. It can relieve ...
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Potassium Food Sources and COVID-19

It’s been my experience as a practicing dietitian that most ...
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How to Boost Your Immune System in 6 Steps

I just returned from a lovely oceanfront vacation. When I ...
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Potassium Food Sources: A Dietary Challenge

If you are concerned about healthy eating, you might want ...
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Healthy College Eating: Tips From a New Grad

Written by Tess O’Brien and Edited by Sue Rose, MS, ...
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A Diet High in Fiber: A Solution for Many Health Problems

Fiber does a lot for your health. If you are ...
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How to Lose Weight By Thinking Differently!

Did you ever stop to consider that your thinking process ...
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5 Tips for a Lower Calorie Thanksgiving Meal!

With Thanksgiving around the corner, here are 5 simple ideas ...
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Pressure Cooker Chicken Soup: Yummy & Good For You

Homemade chicken soup made in my favorite Cuisinart electric pressure ...
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Turkey Croquettes: A Great Comfort Food Recipe

Those turkey scraps that don’t fit nicely on a serving ...
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Without Wheat: Buckwheat Flour Muffins

Buckwheat flour muffins with chocolate chips Personally, I REALLY enjoy ...
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10 Easter Egg Safety Tips: Keep Your Eggs Safe to Eat

Easter egg safety during the holidays The egg hunt is ...
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Keep Your Grilled Food Safe at the Plate

With Memorial Day around the corner, grills will be fired ...
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BBQ: How to Make it Healthy and Pull Off Like a Pro!

We are finally in full summer swing. Of course, this ...
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Better Nutrition in 3 Easy Steps: Dietitian Approved

Sometimes life is just exceedingly difficult. Like right now. We have ...
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Baked Beef Stew: A Perfect “Halloween” One Pot Meal

This one pot beef baked stew was always fondly referred ...
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Healthy Thanksgiving Food: Low Calorie and Delicious

The big turkey day is nearly here and many cooks ...
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Chronic Fatigue: 4 Diet and Lifestyle Tips to Tackle

It goes by many names: chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), systemic ...
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The Chocolate Fix: 8 Low Calorie Ideas

Most people love chocolate. And, most people occasionally have chocolate ...
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Nutrition Supplements for Seniors: 5 To Consider

While daily use of multi-nutrient supplements has fallen out of ...
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How to Age Well: 5 Tips to Make it Happen

So, do you want to look your age? This topic ...
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CoQ10: Do You Need This Supplement?

I’ve never been a big pill pusher in my practice. ...
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Foods for Eye Health: How to Eat to Preserve Vision

Oh, the aging process! It comes with so many challenges ...
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7 Health Benefits of Beer: Happy Father’s Day

I know a lot of special fathers. And, almost all ...
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My Diet Matters

Eating in a Pandemic: How to Manage Healthy Eating

Oh, the overwhelming stress and anxiety that we are dealing ...
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