• By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 4, 2021

Support Your Supporting Structure

By Leslie Bonci, MPH,RDN,CSSD,LDN As a registered dietitian and sports dietitian who works with active individuals and professional athletes, I am an advocate for food choices and eating patterns that support bone health. Too often, I work with clients who have a diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis or who have experienced stress fractures or stress […]


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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 27, 2021

5 Quick Recipe Ideas for Eggplant

By Melissa Altman-Traub MS, RDN, LDN Did you know that only 9% of Americans eat enough vegetables (Lee-Kwan et al., 2017)? The USDA ChooseMyPlate food guide recommends that vegetables make up half of your plate. For 2,000 calories a day, that should include two and a half cups of vegetables. Eggplant is quite versatile and […]


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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 20, 2021

Five Benefits of Being a Preceptor

By Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN Did you know April is National Preceptor Month? In 2013, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) named April National Preceptor Month to recognize and thank the health professionals who train, teach, guide, and mentor the next generation of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) and dietetic technicians registered (DTR). Additionally, the […]


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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 13, 2021

Are you Alcohol Aware?

By Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN It is likely that you are aware of alcohol; but are you alcohol aware?  Did you know that 51% of people 12 years of age or older in the U.S. are considered “current drinkers” of alcohol?1  According to the United States Department of Agriculture, while there are some nutrition-related […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • April 8, 2021

Nutrition Tips for Ramadan

By Ambreen Bano Imran Dietitians may get asked questions from their Muslim clients on how to eat while fasting. It becomes obligatory for Muslims to fast during this month except for children, sick, pregnant, and breastfeeding women and the elderly.  What is Ramadan? The Islamic months follow a lunar calendar, and each month begins and […]


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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 6, 2021

Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Your Gut Health

By: Helen Agresti RDN Your gut microbiome plays a major role in your overall health.  What is a microbiome?  It’s a community of microorganisms and their genes living in an environment.  Plants, animals, soils, and oceans also have their own microbiomes.  The largest microbial population in the human body is located in your colon or […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • March 30, 2021

Foods for Eye Health

By Lyndi Wieand, RDN, LDN March is Save Your Vision Month! Just like the rest of our bodies, our eyes need nutrients too. Adding foods rich in certain nutrients can help preserve your vision and prevent some eye diseases. The best way to get all the vitamins needed to protect your eyes is through eating […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • March 28, 2021

Addressing Food Insecurity in Immigrant Populations at Food Banks

By Ambreen Bano Imran After moving to the United States, immigrants face many challenges, such as lack of employment, housing insecurity, and limited social capital. Unable to find jobs, most immigrants suffer from food insecurity and have to rely on food banks. Though food banks cater to varied populations, it is impossible to cater to […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • March 24, 2021

Don’t Let your Fridge Become a Vegetable Graveyard: Three Tips to Reduce Food Waste at Home 

by Judy Matusky, RDN, LDN and Taylor Dimmerling The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that American households throw away about 338 pounds of food each year (1). We all start our week with good intentions. We read the food blogs, assemble some fast and easy dinner recipes, stock up on fruits and veggies, […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • March 16, 2021

Five Ways to Use Up Extra Parsley

By Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD Using up fresh herbs has been an ongoing struggle in my kitchen, but I’ve tried to be smarter and more on the ball with cutting back on this type of food waste in the past year. Here are 5 Healthy Kitchen Hacks I’ve come up with for using up fresh parsley – […]