Diet Drama - Identifying the Best and Worst

By Kelli Harvilla, MS, RDN LDN - Contributing Editor for ExecWell

Every day we hear about a new diet trend that has emerged and promises rapid weight loss with minimal effort. This sounds too good to be true, and most often, is. With so many different diets in existence, how can we tell which ones are more effective, as well as more beneficial to our overall health?

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Hydration 101

By Kelli Harvilla, MS, RDN LDN - Contributing Editor for ExecWell

Water - it is void of calories, refreshing, and makes up more than half of your body weight. It helps to maintain your body temperature, remove waste, lubricate joints, and aids in digestion. We basically can’t live without it.

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Exercising Your Workout Snacks

By Kelli Harvilla, MS, RDN LDN - Contributing Editor for ExecWell

We know that exercise is essential to maintain good health, as well as promote weight loss or maintenance which helps you to meet your goals.  But it does not work 100% on its own – diet is also extremely vital to complete the big picture of health, and what you choose to eat before and after your workout plays a major role in making your workout effective.

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Serving Your Portions

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serving size portions

By Kelli Harvilla, MS, RDN LDN - Contributing Editor for ExecWell

It is widely known that Americans are overweight – the result of inactivity and overconsumption of foods – not to mention the bloated portion sizes that surround us daily. So, what is the first step in determining how much you should be eating?  Maybe we should start by defining the difference between a “serving” and a “portion.”

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Compact Nutrition On The Go

By Kelli Harvilla, MS, RDN LDN - Contributing Editor for ExecWell

Eating healthy while traveling can be hard, but with the availability of various nutrition bars on the market, it can make your life way easier.

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