• By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • June 2, 2020

Four Steps to Planting a Beginner’s Garden

 By Katie Dwyer June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month! Though we should all be aiming to eat several servings of fruit and veg per day, fewer than 1 in 10 Americans reach the recommended daily 2 cups of fruits and 3 cups of vegetables. One way to encourage higher veggie intake, if you’re […]

  • By Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2019
  • April 17, 2019

Egg-cellent Tips for Easter

by Kimberly Wolf, RD The Easter holiday traditionally involves family, egg hunts, and Easter basket goodies. Keeping balanced and staying mindful will keep your healthy habits on point. Here are some healthy Easter tips to enjoy the day: Plan for physical activity Making time for a workout is a great habit any day of the […]

  • 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 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 Deanna Segrave-Daly
  • In 2017
  • July 19, 2017

Make Summer Barbecues Better For You

by Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN I have two goals for you to make your summer picnics and barbecues healthier: Try some new side dishes and practice good food safety. Nutritious Side Dishes Side dishes are a great way to pump up the nutrients and flavor for your party. Healthy and delicious side dishes can […]

  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • June 28, 2017

8 tips for Cutting Back on Food Waste

by Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN The United States Department of Agriculture  (USDA) estimates that 30 – 40 percent of the food supply ends up as waste.  That translates to an estimated $161 billion dollars in food that ends up in landfills and millions of calories and nutrients lost, wasted money and increased methane gas emissions. […]

  • 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 Julie Stefanski
  • In March
  • March 29, 2017

10 Dietitian-Approved Easter Side Dishes

By Jennifer Lynn-Pullman MA, RDN, LDN Easter is just a few weeks away.  If you have been working hard in the beginning of 2017 at improving your diet, holidays can be more worrisome than enjoyable.  The abundance of food and drink options at holiday celebrations can be stressful for some people. As dietitians we do […]

  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In March
  • March 8, 2017

6 Nutrition Tips for Colon Cancer Prevention

By Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN Colorectal cancer may be the third most common cancer in the US, but it is also one that we may be able to prevent. A whopping 47% of colon cancer incidences are said to be preventable with a healthy diet, physical activity and weight management! Put your best […]