How to Eat More Plant-Based
  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2018
  • April 4, 2018

My Happy Plates—3 Easy Ways to Go Plant-Based

by Beth Stark, RDN, LDN There are more reasons to adopt a plant-based way of eating than simply staying on top of one of the hottest food trends of the year. This eating approach is also linked to a bounty of health benefits including a lower risk for some types of cancer and diabetes, a […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • March 29, 2018

We’ve Got a Tasty Plan for Your Easter Leftovers!

Karen Buch, RDN, LDN Many families celebrate Easter with favorite family foods. Two of the staple foods that my family includes as part of our Easter celebrations year-after-year are colorful Easter eggs and baked ham. But, of course we always have some left over. Here are two ways that I love to use ham and eggs after the holiday celebration. First is a classic ham and […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • March 21, 2018

Eating for a Healthy Colon

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, CSOWM, RDN, LDN   March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to StopColonCancerNow.com 150,000 people each year will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 50,000 will die.  Genetics play a role in colorectal cancer development, however eating proper foods and making lifestyle changes can help prevent colorectal cancer as well […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • March 14, 2018

The RDN: Your Nutrition Expert Today & Every Day

By Roseanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN Everyone eats. For that reason you may commonly hear nutrition advice from just about everyone you meet. While you can definitely learn something from someone who has been successful losing weight and keeping it off, or from a person with diabetes who does a great job controlling blood sugar, […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • March 10, 2018

Research Corner Spotlight on Qian Jia PhD, RD, LDN

By: Alissa Smethers, MS, RD, LDN Hello, March! Hopefully spring is right around the corner. This month’s Research Corner Spotlight comes from Qian Jia PhD, RD, LDN from Immaculata University. Read below to hear more about this RD’s nutrition journey and research contributions. Where do you live currently? Is there anything you love about where […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • March 7, 2018

Where Will Your Food Take You?

By Caroline West Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN What does go further with food mean to you?   Your answer will depend on your food and nutrition goals, where you are headed and where you’ve been.  I’ve included a few of the more common ‘places’ people are looking to go with food and some tips to arrive […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2018
  • February 27, 2018

4 Foods (You Already Eat) that Promote Gut Health

By Beth Stark RD, LDN Gut health is so hot right now. Is this a dietitian’s dream or what? In all seriousness, interest in this topic is certainly at an all-time high thanks to emerging research that links a healthy gut to everything from improvement of digestive conditions (obviously) and immunity to obesity and even […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2018
  • February 20, 2018

Why You Need to Eat More Healthy Fat- Healthy Fats are In & Coconut Oil is Out

By Helen Agresti RD   I am frequently asked about the role of fat in a healthy diet. Many of my patients have heard or read that they should avoid ‘fat’. It’s not that simple. The truth is that some fats are helpful. It is not unusual for patients to ask me if it’s ok […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2018
  • February 8, 2018

Food & Fun: My Discoveries in Portugal

By Karen Buch, RDN, LDN Recently, I had an opportunity to travel to Portugal to attend a sponsored conference for food and nutrition communicators to be held in Lisbon. A few days prior, I flew into the charming coastal city of Porto to explore its unique sights, food, wine and culture. Porto truly sits at an […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2018
  • February 6, 2018

Healthier Valentines Day Treats

by Jess DeGore, RD February in PA usually means two things- cold weather and all the treats!  As we ring in the second month of the year celebrating Valentine’s Day sometimes we want to find ways to make our favorite recipes a little healthier. Whether you are planning your kids Valentines Day party or looking […]