• By Julie Stefanski
  • In September
  • September 26, 2017

7 Ways to Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, RDN, CSOWM, LDN I have been a dietitian for a long time. In 17 years of practicing the common issue many clients have is that they simply do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. Back in 1991 the Five a Day program was launched. The program is a public-private partnership of […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
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  • September 20, 2017

Famished By Four O’Clock

By Julie Stefanski MEd, RDN, CSSD, LDN, CDE Unfortunately kids today are not eating enough fruits, vegetables, or high calcium foods and are getting more treat foods than necessary. It’s up to us as caregivers to make the smart choice at the grocery store or farmer’s market to keep our kids healthy at home. A […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Blog Posts
  • September 13, 2017

Ring the Dinner Bell!

By: Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN Some of my favorite memories from childhood are sitting around the dinner table with my parents, brothers and sister. My mom made sure that we ate dinner as a family as many nights as possible. We talked, argued, played with our food but generally enjoyed that hour together as […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
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  • September 8, 2017

Pennsylvania Academy Supports U.S. Breastfeeding Committee Advocacy Day

On August 7th Philadelphia dietitian Jennifer Lengyel, representing the Pennsylvania Academy, joined the U.S. Breastfeeding Committee (USBC) on Capital Hill for their annual Advocacy Day of Action. Lengyel along with over 50 nation-wide lactation consultants, doctors, and other practitioners met with legislators to discuss how “breastfeeding is bipartisan” and bring awareness to the importance of […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • September 6, 2017

Ingredient Spotlight: Butternut Squash

By Zachari Breeding, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND When people think “Fall,” they think of trees, leaves, squashes, and gourds. Butternut squash is but one example, along with the pumpkin, of a food in the squash family. Its versatility and flavor profile allow it to be used in both sweet and savory dishes. Known scientifically as […]