• By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • December 26, 2018

Food Waste: Keeping a Clean and Organized Pantry

By Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN While I don’t love the vaguely defined term “clean eating”, I do love a clean kitchen. Many of you may find a lot of leftover goodies in your chaotic kitchen this month, and soon you’ll be anxious to get back to normal eating. Now is a great time to […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • December 20, 2018

Happy (Mindful) Holidays

By Beth Stark RD, LDN ‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry! If you’re wondering how to balance the holiday seasons’ abundance of social gatherings and indulgent eats with your healthy lifestyle, wonder no more and prepare to be mindful. Mindful eating is centered on creating awareness of your eating pace, the flavors […]


  • 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 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 […]