• By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 30, 2017

Ability for LTC RDNs to Write Orders is Approved. Take Your Next Step!

The PA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is pleased to announce that the CMS Long Term Rule Change regarding delegated dietitian diet order writing has been approved for implementation in LTC facilities in Pennsylvania.  Our partners, The Pennsylvania Board of Nursing, The Pennsylvania Medical Society, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, and The Pennsylvania […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 24, 2017

Could Your Diet Contribute to Your Asthma Symptoms?

by Kelly Jones MS, RD, CSSD, LDN I’ve had asthma since toddler-age and don’t remember a time in my life without it. I have spent nights in the hospital due to my attacks and for years had to use my nebulizer every four hours every day. While for many people asthma symptoms can decline with age, […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 17, 2017

Mediterranean Diet 101

  By Raquel Redmond, RD, LDN The Mediterranean diet is based on typical foods and recipes found in Mediterranean cooking which also happen to be heart healthy. There is research to support that the Mediterranean diet helps to lower LDL cholesterol which may decrease your risk for heart disease. In this diet more than 50% of […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In May
  • May 11, 2017

10 Better for You Cookout Recipes

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, RDN, CSOWM, LDN Memorial Day is around corner and so is BBQ season. Pennsylvania Dietitians are sharing their favorite and healthier recipes perfect for your next cookout. Why make the same only cookout favorites? Instead of the usual burgers, hotdogs, and potato salad, try something different this year! Beverages Peach Green […]


  • By Clancy Harrison
  • In 2017
  • May 2, 2017

Does Your Lifestyle Support Healthy Blood Pressure?

By Rosanne Rust MS, RDN,LDN One in three adult Americans have high blood pressure, and May is High Blood Pressure Education Month. High blood pressure (also called hypertension) is a leading risk factor for stroke and is often referred to as the “silent killer” since you may feel no apparent symptoms. Yet high blood pressure will […]