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9 04, 2021

Are Most Supplements Worth It?

By |2021-04-10T13:33:02-04:00April 9th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Are Most Supplements Worth It?

Are there quick fixes for better sleep and more energy? ⁣Quick? The short answer? No. However can you improve your sleep and have more energy? Yes!! Managing your health will lead to improved sleep, more energy, and a better mood. However it takes some thought, self-reflection, and action. [...]

11 03, 2020

National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

By |2020-03-11T11:42:07-04:00March 11th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

It's Registered Dietitian Day! Celebrate National Nutrition Month by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. ? My goal has always been to help people enjoy eating for better health. I’m passionate about getting the facts about food [...]

17 03, 2016

Flavor Meets Lifestyle on the Road to Health

By |2019-06-26T13:55:05-04:00March 17th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Flavor Meets Lifestyle on the Road to Health

When you think about "healthy eating", does "food that tastes good" come to mind? The National Nutrition Month theme, Savor the Flavor of Eating Right, encourages you to enjoy a healthy diet. Flavor definitely rules when it comes to choosing foods to eat, but of course health matters too. Can you [...]

28 07, 2015

Podcasts Worth a Listen

By |2015-07-28T10:00:58-04:00July 28th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Podcasts Worth a Listen

Several of my colleagues have been putting together podcasts to help consumers understand topics revolving around diet, food, and lifestyles. Podcasts are a great media choice to deliver information in a light, personal, and informal way. As podcasts become more and more popular, I'm finally finding ways to [...]

19 01, 2015

How to Ruin a Date with a Dietitian

By |2015-01-19T11:22:10-05:00January 19th, 2015|Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Ruin a Date with a Dietitian

My colleague LeahMcGrath recently pitched a question out to a few registered dietitians on Twitter using this hashtag: #5wordstoruinadatewithadietitian Knowing Leah, we all were aware it was a tongue and cheek question and got a kick out of it. While we didn't quite follow the 5 words rule, [...]

24 06, 2014

The Path to Wellville is full of Snakes

By |2014-06-24T08:00:57-04:00June 24th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|2 Comments

You may be familiar with the term snake oil salesman. This term refers to someone who tries to sell a fraudulent health product that is unproven. They say history repeats itself, well here we are, believing the snake oil salesmen again. There's the Fed Up Movie mantra: "Everything [...]

26 05, 2014

Don’t Put Your Eggs all in One Basket – There’s More than One Way to a Healthy Diet and Nutrition Counseling is Key

By |2014-05-26T10:00:03-04:00May 26th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

There seems to be a bit of a turf war going on - who should you trust to give you nutrition advice? A newscaster? A doctor? A scientist? A magazine? An herbalist? A babe or some other self-proclaimed nutrition expert?  People generally believe what they want to believe, but [...]

13 03, 2013

It’s Registered Dietitian Day®!

By |2013-03-13T10:00:03-04:00March 13th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

Today is Registered Dietitian's Day®. This is a day that's celebrated during National Nutrition Month® that highlights the work of the registered dietitian (RD) as part of the health care team and part of the food and nutrition industry. What's a dietitian? Dietitians minimally have Bachelor Degrees in [...]