• By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • March 10, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day: Surprising History and Green Recipes

By: Helen Agresti RDN Celebrating and feasting come easy on St. Patrick’s Day with parades, Irish dancing, green beer, corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes.  It’s a day my family prepares to celebrate weeks in advance.  We have a strong bloodline of Irish ancestry, which calls for decorating our home with shamrocks galore and mapping out […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • January 14, 2020

Oatmeal 101: Health Benefits and Cooking Tips

By Melissa Altman-Traub MS, RDN, LDN January is National Oatmeal Month, so it’s a great time to learn more about this whole grain, which is not just for breakfast! Oatmeal and Nutrition Oatmeal has a lot of positive health effects and fits in well with a whole-foods, plant-based healthy diet. It is a great source […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2019
  • March 14, 2019

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Good Irish Food

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Good Irish Food: Not what you might expect! By Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN My husband and I took a vacation in Ireland last fall.  It was a wonderful trip full of beautiful scenery, nail biting country drives and wonderful food.  Yes, wonderful, delicious food.  I know, Ireland is not […]


  • 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
  • In March
  • March 1, 2017

The Economic Burden of Childhood Hunger

By Clancy Harrison MS, RDN, FAND Everyone desires a nation with prosperous jobs, economic growth, and safe environments. But how do we ensure our children grow up in a nation full of opportunity? There are many ways to improve the economy of the United States. However, a prosperous nation cannot occur until we demolish childhood hunger, a handicap […]