• By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • December 4, 2019

Adding Nutrition to Tradition Makes for a Healthier Future 

What does a girl from the Southern Mid-West, who grew up going to Catholic School, know about Latkes? To be honest, until recently, not much. In fact, for the first 11 years of my life, Jesus was the only Jewish person that I knew.  Which, when in it comes to talking about Jewish traditions, holidays […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 20, 2019

Diabetes Month Tips

By: Kimberly Wolfe MS RD LDN CDE Diabetes and prediabetes is a growing concern in the United States.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 30.3 million US adults have diabetes and 1 in 4 of them don’t know it!  November is National Diabetes Month and Registered Dietitians have a unique ability […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 13, 2019

Thai Pumpkin Soup

By: Jessica DeGore RD LDN CDE CHWC It’s the time of year for Pumpkin EVERYTHING!!! You are probably stocked up on all your pumpkin puree cans thinking about making pie, muffins, and other sweet treats. But don’t forget about how delicious pumpkin is as a savory recipe. Pumpkins are full of nutrients including Vitamin A […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • November 6, 2019

6 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

By: Felicia Porrazza, MDA, RDN, LDN, CPT The holidays are right around the corner and while this time can be filled with fun activities, it can also be pretty stressful. It is important to find a balance between your health and enjoyment of the holiday season. This balance includes recognizing stress and taking action to […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 23, 2019

Trick or Treating? Embrace the Teal Pumpkin Project

by Jennifer Pullman, MA, RD Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? The program was launched in 2014 by Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) to raise awareness of food allergies and promote the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters during the Halloween season. Children with food allergies frequently are unable to fully enjoy or experience […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 17, 2019

Be a School Food Champion! What You Can Do to Support Real School Food

by Amy Virus, MS, RD, LDN As we celebrate National School Lunch Week, if you are tempted to make a snap judgment from reading a school’s on-line menu or what you see in the cafeterias, please read on. School food is an easy target – it’s almost expected that the tired stereotype is right around […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • October 2, 2019

How To Cook a Whole Pumpkin

What do you think might happen if you popped a whole pumpkin – stem and all – into the oven? Believe it or not, in about an hour, you’ll have a beautifully cooked sugar pumpkin and bonus: the seeds will be easier to remove. Whole cooked pumpkins are the perfect vessel to serve: Soup – […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 20, 2019

Make the Most of Family Meals

By Karen Buch, RDN, LDN The struggle is real. Juggling jobs, kids and the demands of busy lives can come at the expense of family mealtime at home. However, research shows eating together as a family—regularly around the dinner table—can have important, long-reaching benefits to the health and wellness of children and adolescents to fight […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 12, 2019

Power Up Your Lunchtime Routine

By Beth Stark, RD, LDN Back in May I had the opportunity to present a webinar focused on insights gathered from a consumer survey that aimed to uncover the percentage of Americans that eat lunch regularly, understand the perceived impact that lunch has on body and mind, determine the cause of irregular lunch patterns, less […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • September 4, 2019

How to Eat for Healthy Aging

By Katie Dwyer September is Healthy Aging Month, a time for those of us over age 45 to consider where we are now in our physical and mental well-being, and where we’d like to go. Healthy eating plays a major role in extending both quantity and quality of life. The risk of developing chronic diseases […]