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In addition to being a TV food show host, Fran has appeared in a variety of media outlets to bring truth and clarity to healthy eating.

Recent Article Contributions in the Media

Kids Restaurant Menus Slowly Improving but Lag on Major Health Criteria

Restaurant meals for children remain high in fat and sodium, but minor improvements show kids’ menus are slowly getting healthier. Franceen Friefeld, RD., LD., P.H.Ec., a registered dietician and author of the Healthy Meals for Your Busy Life Cookbook, said there’s clear potential for healthier options.

Are You Overdosing on Protein?

We all need protein, as it’s an essential building block for life. However, amid all the high-protein hype in recent years, many of us may be going overboard when it comes to how much we consume. Find out if you need to cut back.

6 Tips To Avoid Stress Eating & Find A Healthier Solution

When it comes to stressful situations, some people find food nauseating, while others turn to comfort foods in times of duress. Although there’s nothing wrong with using a little ice cream here and there to help soothe the soul, doing so frequently can be problematic, so it’s important to know how to avoid stress eating.

6 Ways Too Much Protein Can Be Harmful

Man food is often manifested in protein, and lots of it. But getting the goods might not yield the results you’d expect. Yes, protein has great benefits. “Your body uses protein to grow and generate,” said Franceen Friefeld, R.D, L.D, P.H.Ec., “This essential nutrient forms the building blocks for muscles, new nails, hair, and skin.

Reducing Sugar in Sodas Would Greatly Reduce Obesity and Diabetes, Study Concludes

It worked for salt. Why not sugar? A new study from researchers at Queen Mary University of London concludes that thousands of lives could be improved if we reduce the amount of added sugar in popular beverages. But experts such as Franceen Friefeld, Rd., LD., P.H.Ec. weigh in on this study and question how restricting sugar in drinks alone would help.