8 Winter Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight


Even though I grew up in Florida, I've lived in the northeast for almost a decade now. And I'm still amazed at how cold it gets this time of year! While cold weather might lead us to think of comfort foods, those foods don't have to be high in calories or fat: Nutritious foods like spaghetti squash and pomegranate can be oh so comforting.


8 Winter Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight


I shared my favorite healthy winter foods with Self.com. Hint: One of them is in this photo! (Try my Brussels Sprouts with Grape Honey Glaze.)





Amy's Recipe of the Week: Creamy Rice with Parsnip, Onion, and Pepper


Add extra veggies to your food! This brown Basmati rice dish only gets creamier with the addition of parsnips. (And try more of my healthy recipes!)




How to Pick the Healthiest Sushi


Sushi can make a pretty healthy meal, or you can go into complete calorie overload with certain picks. I give tips on how to make it into a healthy meal in this Self.com interview.





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Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.