• By Clancy C. Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 24, 2017

Could Your Diet Contribute to Your Asthma Symptoms?

by Kelly Jones MS, RD, CSSD, LDN I’ve had asthma since toddler-age and don’t remember a time in my life without it. I have spent nights in the hospital due to my attacks and for years had to use my nebulizer every four hours every day. While for many people asthma symptoms can decline with age, […]


  • By Clancy C. Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 17, 2017

Mediterranean Diet 101

  By Raquel Redmond, RD, LDN The Mediterranean diet is based on typical foods and recipes found in Mediterranean cooking which also happen to be heart healthy. There is research to support that the Mediterranean diet helps to lower LDL cholesterol which may decrease your risk for heart disease. In this diet more than 50% of […]


  • By Julie L. Stefanski
  • In May
  • May 11, 2017

10 Better for You Cookout Recipes

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, RDN, CSOWM, LDN Memorial Day is around corner and so is BBQ season. Pennsylvania Dietitians are sharing their favorite and healthier recipes perfect for your next cookout. Why make the same only cookout favorites? Instead of the usual burgers, hotdogs, and potato salad, try something different this year! Beverages Peach Green […]


  • By Clancy C. Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 2, 2017

Does Your Lifestyle Support Healthy Blood Pressure?

By Rosanne Rust MS, RDN,LDN One in three adult Americans have high blood pressure, and May is High Blood Pressure Education Month. High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is a leading risk factor for stroke and is often referred to as the “silent killer” since you may feel no apparent symptoms. Yet high blood pressure will […]


PA Dietitian Angie Dye shares tips on how to accomplish a Half Ironman at eatrightpa.org
  • By Deanna R. Segrave-Daly
  • In 2017
  • April 26, 2017

Fueling For a Half Ironman

By Angie Dye, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD On New Year’s Eve of 2015, I decided I was going to do a Half Ironman triathlon. It had been an idea swirling around in my head for a while, but I always created a very long list of reasons why this was a crazy idea.  For starters, 1.2 […]


  • By Deanna R. Segrave-Daly
  • In 2017
  • April 19, 2017

It’s Wet. It’s Green. It’s Bumpy! How Autism Can Impact Eating

By Julie Stefanski MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE Shawn wasn’t your typical four year old.  Extremely thin and unable to communicate verbally, his entire diet consisted of infant oatmeal cereal with pureed fruit mixed in.  For three meals a day, that was it.  No meats, no vegetables, no solid food whatsoever.  During his first visit to […]


  • By Deanna R. Segrave-Daly
  • In 2017
  • April 12, 2017

Recipes To Use Up Your Hardboiled Easter Eggs

by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD If you always have A LOT of hard boiled eggs in your refrigerator after Easter and/or few people in your family eat them (I’m the only one in my family that does, sadly), I have 11 delicious recipes for you!  All of these creations are from food-loving dietitians and they all […]


Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN
  • By Deanna R. Segrave-Daly
  • In 2017
  • April 5, 2017

Avocado, Grapeseed and Walnut Oils – Worth the Hype and Expense?

by Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN The choice of cooking oils has expanded from one or two vegetable oils and olive oil to a wide range of nut and seed oils, many with purported health benefits along with unique flavor characteristics. The grocery store shelves are lined with everything from imported extra virgin olive to walnut […]


  • By Julie L. Stefanski
  • In March
  • March 29, 2017

10 Dietitian-Approved Easter Side Dishes

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, RDN, LDN Easter is just a few weeks away.  If you have been working hard in the beginning of 2017 at improving your diet, holidays can be more worrisome than enjoyable.  The abundance of food and drink options at holiday celebrations can be stressful for some people. As dietitians we do […]


  • By Julie L. Stefanski
  • In March
  • March 8, 2017

6 Nutrition Tips for Colon Cancer Prevention

By Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN Colorectal cancer may be the third most common cancer in the US, but it is also one that we may be able to prevent. A whopping 47% of colon cancer incidences are said to be preventable with a healthy diet, physical activity and weight management! Put your best […]


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