Category Archives: weight loss

Why breakfast matters so much

If you’re trying to lose weight, make sure you eat breakfast. Upstate registered dietitian Terry Podolak explains why: * You need to “break” the “fast” by refueling after a good night’s sleep, ideally with a meal containing protein, fiber and … Continue reading

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Why is fiber so important to our diets?

1. Fiber aids in digestion. “And the better your digestive system is, the better nutrient absorption you have,” says Upstate registered dietitian Terry Podolak. 2. Fiber can help you feel full, which can help reduce overeating and help improve weight … Continue reading

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Today is national Eating Healthy Day

What are you eating today? The American Heart Association encourages workplaces throughout the United States to celebrate Eating Healthy Day today, Wednesday, Nov. 7. At Upstate, that means heart healthy options on the cafeteria menu: seasoned roast pork with spinach … Continue reading

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