• By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • December 11, 2018

Healthy Holiday Eating with Diabetes

By Felicia Porrazza, MDA, RDN, LDN The holidays are here and while this time can be filled with fun activities, it can also be a stressful, especially if you are trying to prevent or control diabetes. It is important to find a balance between your health and enjoyment of the holiday season. Navigate the holiday […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • December 11, 2018

Don’t You Wish You Were an IUP SAND Member?

The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania By Paige Finkenbinder, 2018-2019 SAND President The Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (SAND) is a student-led organization made up of about 80 nutrition and dietetics majors at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Community service and professional development are two main focus […]


  • By Brigid Neary
  • In 2018
  • December 7, 2018

December 2018 President’s Message


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • December 4, 2018

Traditional Holiday Sweets

By Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN   “The children were nestled all snug in their beds while visions of sugarplums danced in their heads”  Twas the Night Before Christmas, Clement Moore You may think this post about traditional holiday sweets is going to be about holiday cakes, cookies, and candy, but if you look through […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • November 27, 2018

Dairy & Cancer Risk: What Did the Experts Really Conclude?

By Julie Stefanski MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE If you had to pick one area of medical nutrition therapy that has the greatest amount of misinformation perpetuated by social media, would you pick cancer?  Certainly, information geared towards weight loss dominates twitter and Instagram, but cancer misinformation can harm someone at a very vulnerable spot […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 21, 2018

Lifestyle and Nutritional Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

By: Angie Dye, MS, RDN, CSSD Have you ever experienced heartburn? A feeling of food being stuck in your throat? Or experienced a sour taste in your mouth? If these symptoms occur frequently, you may want to be evaluated for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). This week is Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Awareness week, a terrific time […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving Prep Guide

By: Karen Buch Thanksgiving is the one day when all of my relatives come to my house to eat together as a family. So, naturally, I jumped at the chance to write about how I prep for Turkey Day—my favorite holiday! I hope this guide helps to make your Thanksgiving meal prep just a little […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 9, 2018

Highlight: Graduate Student Dietetic Association (gSDA) at the University of Pittsburgh

Student Corner – Introduction by Isabel Vasquez, La Salle Dietetic Intern and PAND Student Board Member As the student board member of PAND, one of my goals for my term is to increase the connection between dietetics students and other PAND members. This new section is dedicated to sharing the work of dietetics students across […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 7, 2018

Black Rice Squash Bowl

By: Kelly Jones MS, RD, CSSD, LDN While the holidays are a time meant for thanks, peace and bringing family and friends together, food can either be a big part of that or get in the way of it. I hear too much chatter about the judgement placed on family members who have special dietary […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2018
  • October 31, 2018

Omega-3s Update

by Karen Buch RDN, LDN When it comes to dietary fats, 81 percent of the people know there are good and bad fats, but only 19 percent know the difference. It is helpful to know which types of fats to avoid and which types of fats to eat more often. For example, it is important […]