• By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • June 28, 2018

Nutrition for Fitness: Fueling Summer Training

by Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN While everyone sees messaging for better nutrition and increased activity levels, often individuals do not know how to support fitness with diet, or even that it is something they should think about. In the summer, the importance of nutrition to support physical activity is even more important as […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
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  • June 19, 2018

5 Herbs for Every Kitchen

By Judy Matusky, RDN, LDN Fresh herbs add that special something to a recipe. They elevate simple dishes. They add brightness and interest, infusing dishes with the fresh summer flavors. Simple dishes like peas and onions with freshly snipped dill or roasted potatoes with earthy rosemary become dinner party worthy. Herbs are easy to grow. If […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • June 13, 2018

40 Recipes To Help You Eat More Fruit & Veggies

 By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, CSOWM, RDN, LDN   June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month.  I find in my practice that most people (me included) don’t eat enough fresh fruit and veggies.  One of the easiest ways to eat more fruit and vegetables is to add both to your meals. I asked dietitians from […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • June 8, 2018

Connect with Your Local District: Spotlight on Northwest

By Terri Will, MBA, RDN, LDN The Northwest Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NWPAND) has 55 members living in 17 counties including Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Lawrence, Venango, Butler, Warren, Forest, Clarion, Armstrong, McKean, Elk, Jefferson, Indiana, Potter, Cameron, and Clearfield counties. One of our greatest challenges is getting members together across all 17 counties. […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • June 6, 2018

The Blood Type Diet: Fact or Fiction?

By Zachari Breeding, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND The Diet based on the ABO blood group system has been around for over 20 years, and popularity has not decreased. This diet advises people to eat according to their ABO blood type, claiming to improve health and decrease risk of chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease and […]