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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 27, 2021

5 Quick Recipe Ideas for Eggplant

By Melissa Altman-Traub MS, RDN, LDN Did you know that only 9% of Americans eat enough vegetables (Lee-Kwan et al., 2017)? The USDA ChooseMyPlate food guide recommends that vegetables make up half of your plate. For 2,000 calories a day, that should include two and a half cups of vegetables. Eggplant is quite versatile and […]

Registered dietitian precepting student
  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 20, 2021

Five Benefits of Being a Preceptor

By Rabiya Bower, RD, LDN Did you know April is National Preceptor Month? In 2013, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) named April National Preceptor Month to recognize and thank the health professionals who train, teach, guide, and mentor the next generation of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDN) and dietetic technicians registered (DTR). Additionally, the […]
  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 13, 2021

Are you Alcohol Aware?

By Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN It is likely that you are aware of alcohol; but are you alcohol aware?  Did you know that 51% of people 12 years of age or older in the U.S. are considered “current drinkers” of alcohol?1  According to the United States Department of Agriculture, while there are some nutrition-related […]

  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • April 8, 2021

Nutrition Tips for Ramadan

By Ambreen Bano Imran Dietitians may get asked questions from their Muslim clients on how to eat while fasting. It becomes obligatory for Muslims to fast during this month except for children, sick, pregnant, and breastfeeding women and the elderly.  What is Ramadan? The Islamic months follow a lunar calendar, and each month begins and […]

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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2021
  • April 6, 2021

Prebiotics, Probiotics, and Your Gut Health

By: Helen Agresti RDN Your gut microbiome plays a major role in your overall health.  What is a microbiome?  It’s a community of microorganisms and their genes living in an environment.  Plants, animals, soils, and oceans also have their own microbiomes.  The largest microbial population in the human body is located in your colon or […]