• By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 9, 2019

Research Corner: Dr. Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN

Article by: Alissa Smethers PhD, RD, LDN This month we highlight Dr. Laura Frank, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN who is an Associate Professor of Nutrition at La Salle University. Read below to learn more about her journey in nutrition and research. 1. Where do you live currently? Is there anything you love about where you’re […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 9, 2019

Seton Hill Dietetic Students in the Spotlight

Written by: Rachel Sproat, Student Dietitian at Seton Hill University The Nutrition and Dietetics club at Seton Hill University is committed to promoting healthful eating and service to the Seton Hill campus, Greensburg community, and beyond. This year, the Dietetic students have prepared twenty gallons of soup for “Soup for a Claus”, participated in the […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • May 8, 2019

Empathy, Education & Eating: How To Create a Safe Space for Individuals with Food Allergies

by Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN What are your first thoughts when I say ‘Meal Prep’?  For most clients, I hear that if they could figure out when they have time to prepare a menu and do some food preparation that meeting their health and wellness goals would be more achievable. What if I said […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • May 1, 2019

Growing Vegetables: A Basic Guide

by Karen Buch, RDN, LDN There’s something immensely satisfying about digging my hands into garden soil, growing vegetables for my family and being able to share my garden’s bounty with others. Have you ever thought about starting a home vegetable garden? Spring has sprung and now is the time! Pennsylvania offers healthy soil and seasonal […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • April 24, 2019

Time For a White Out With Nutrition Clout

by Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, CSSD, LDN The days are getting longer and the temperature is rising. We may want to get outside to move or play and don’t want to have to be in the kitchen all day. As a sports dietitian, I love to recommend foods that not only taste good but may […]


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

Egg-cellent Tips for Easter

by Kimberly Wolf, RD The Easter holiday traditionally involves family, egg hunts, and Easter basket goodies. Keeping balanced and staying mindful will keep your healthy habits on point. Here are some healthy Easter tips to enjoy the day: Plan for physical activity Making time for a workout is a great habit any day of the […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • April 13, 2019

April Research Spotlight on Lisa K. Diewald

Article written by: Alissa Smethers PhD, RD, LDN Spring is finally here!  This month Lisa K. Diewald MS, RD, LDN will share her nutrition journey with you as part of the PAND Research Corner Spotlight. Where do you live currently? I live in Downingtown, Pennsylvania about 35 miles west of Philadelphia. Is there anything you love about […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • April 13, 2019

Mansfield’s Students Blaze a Trail to Health

Written by: Elena Breese, junior Dietetics and Sports Nutrition major, member of SDA At Mansfield University the student organization that focuses on nutrition and wellness is known as the Student Dietetic Association (SDA). The main goal of SDA is to promote health and wellness on campus and within the local community. SDA is composed of […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • April 10, 2019

6 Ways To Cut Back on Alcohol This Summer

by Katie Dwyer Summer is coming. That means more backyard barbecues, ball games, vacations, and lazy days by the pool. Often, these summer celebrations are accompanied by cocktails or cool beers. While a libation here or there likely won’t have lasting negative health impacts, chronic alcohol consumption can lead to issues large and small. For […]


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

Keystone Award Winner Caroline Passerrello

Congratulations to Caroline Passerrello MS, RDN, LDN of Sewickley who was one of the recipients of the Keystone Award from the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The award recognizes Pennsylvania Registered Dietitians who […]