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Take Five: Q&A with Sarah Romotsky, RD, International Food Information Council

sarah romotsky copyCan you eat pizza and still lose weight?  Is the Paleo diet what it’s crack up to be?  Is gluten really public enemy #1?

Sarah Romotsky, RD, the Director of Health & Wellness at the International Food Information Council (IFIC) in Washington DC., tackles these questions and more in  today’s “Take Five Q&A.”

1.)  What is your advice to someone such as myself who eats an extremely healthy diet, exercises, but can’t seem to get the dial on the scale to move?

I’d say start tracking and keeping a daily log — through an app or just on your own — of your calorie intake and exercise/burning. Oftentimes, what we think we’re taking in and burning off may not actually match up to our goals. For example, my quick, mindless snack every day at 3pm might be tipping my calorie budget even though I don’t think much about it. The key to weight loss is creating an ‘energy deficit’ meaning you burn off more calories than you’re eating.

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Sunday’s Saying

“The dreamers are the saviors of the world.”  James Allen

Junior Scientists Series: Color Symphony

Friday Fun Fact

The names of the signers of the Declaration of Independence were withheld from the public for more than six months to protect the signers. If independence had not been achieved, the treasonable act of the signers would have, by law, resulted in their deaths.

Wordless Wednesday

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The “Art” Of Being Yoko Ono

“I don’t know how she got an exhibit here!”

It was the voice of a diehard Beatles fan.

The exhibit my 10-year-old daughter was referring to is Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971 at the Museum of Modern Art.

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5 Foods That Will Survive Your Purse

5 Foods That Will Survive Your Purse