• By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • January 11, 2019

PAND Research Corner: Spotlight on Emily Wallace

Article by: Alissa Smethers PhD, RD, LDN Happy New Year! I hope that everyone’s 2019 is off to a fantastic start. This month’s interview is with a senior nutrition student Emily Wallace from The Pennsylvania State University. Read below to learn more about Emily and the research she has been involved with during her undergraduate […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • January 10, 2019

L.E.A.N Students Making La Salle University A Healthy Place

Article by: Grace Laubenstein, Junior Nutrition Major and LEAN President L.E.A.N. is a registered academic, social, and service organization that operates on La Salle University’s campus in North Philadelphia. L.E.A.N. stands for La Salle Explorers Advocating Nutrition. Our mission statement is to further the academic interest in the field of dietetics and nutrition. We also […]


  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • January 9, 2019

Pasta e Fagioli with Greens

Hearty Italian comfort food with an extra nutrition kick: Pasta and Bean Soup with Greens. by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD I originally developed this recipe for The Recipe ReDux monthly theme “Pick a new ingredient to try in the new year.” So, what as my new ingredient? (Clearly, it wasn’t pasta, beans or leafy greens – items […]


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

Manageable New Year’s Tips To Start the Year

by Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN, CLT Recently my colleagues and I were discussing recommendations for our clients to start the New Year off right and a few themes emerged: Start Small and Keep it Manageable • “Rome wasn’t built in a day, and change isn’t going to happen overnight. Slow and steady wins the […]


  • 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 […]