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6 12, 2021

The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

By |2021-12-06T13:54:31-05:00December 6th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Weight Management|Comments Off on The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, but they can also be stressful. You may be dealing with added financial burdens, a heavier work load, scheduling conflicts, or are grieving a recent loss - it all adds up to stressful moments amongst the joyful. That stress can lead to [...]

9 09, 2020

Why Aren’t You Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

By |2020-09-09T14:47:23-04:00September 9th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Why Aren’t You Eating More Fruits and Veggies?

You probably have heard that eating more fruits and vegetables is a healthy habit. You may have seen the MyPlate graphic, which depicts a picture of a plate that is 50% covered in fruits and veggies. So why don't you eat more of them? Better Health, Better Mood [...]

28 02, 2017

5 Simple Steps to March into Better Habits

By |2019-06-26T13:52:18-04:00February 28th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on 5 Simple Steps to March into Better Habits

Wow. It's March already. And you know what that means? Registered Dietitians are all hopped up on nutrition tips, now more than ever! It's National Nutrition Month®! via GIPHY Every year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics uses the month of March as an additional platform to encourage [...]

15 11, 2016

Finding a New Holiday Groove: Serve It Up on a Pretty Plate

By |2019-06-26T13:53:21-04:00November 15th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding a New Holiday Groove: Serve It Up on a Pretty Plate

Guest Blog by Kimberly Bennett, EMU Dietetic Student Want to find a new holiday groove this year? And stick with it? Let’s talk about where to turn when you need some comfort and you think only that big magic plate of cookies will help! Comfort food. We hear about [...]

21 10, 2016

We Went, Saw, Tasted, Heard: Now We Decide

By |2019-06-26T13:53:37-04:00October 21st, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|2 Comments

This year, 10,400 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians and students (along with certified personal trainers, food scientists, and others), went to Boston to participate in the annual conference called FNCE® (food, nutrition conference and expo). I didn't get much sleep there, but had a blast. Opening session was [...]

31 08, 2016

FREAKN FLOSN

By |2019-06-26T13:54:02-04:00August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FREAKN FLOSN

Have you heard about the so-called "FLOSN" movement? Apparently this young adult movement  is gaining ground. Since becoming a curmudgeon, I think it's pretty ridiculous. The acronym FLOSN stands for Fresh, Local, Organic, Seasonal, Non-GMO. I was shocked by a recent story about a college freshman who quit the first semester [...]