Rhubarb Jicama Slaw
  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • June 10, 2020

A Case for Growing Your Own

By Libby Mills, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND You might know that home gardening promotes healthy eating, stress relief and productive physical activity—just what we all need with social distancing.  And you might be surprised learning that gardening may help with dementia. But can home gardening really help extend the food budget?  Do the costs and […]

  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 9, 2019

Seton Hill Dietetic Students in the Spotlight

Written by: Rachel Sproat, Student Dietitian at Seton Hill University The Nutrition and Dietetics club at Seton Hill University is committed to promoting healthful eating and service to the Seton Hill campus, Greensburg community, and beyond. This year, the Dietetic students have prepared twenty gallons of soup for “Soup for a Claus”, participated in the […]

  • 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 Uncategorized
  • February 10, 2019

What Are Immaculata’s Dietetics Students Up To?

Article by: Claire DeMenna, President of SDA, Senior of Nutrition & Dietetics Immaculata University’s SDA is a group of traditional and non-traditional undergraduate nutrition students that spread the information of health throughout the campus and community. SDA is its own entity; however, we are connected with other groups and have subsections to our organization. The […]

  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In Uncategorized
  • February 9, 2019

Research Spotlight on Dara Dirhan, Ed.D, MPH, RD, LDN

  Article by: Alissa Smethers PhD, RD, LDN Hello February and cold weather here in Pennsylvania. This month the Research Spotlight features Dara Dirhan, Ed.D, MPH, RD, LDN. Dara shares insights on her journey in nutrition research below. Where do you live currently? Is there anything you love about where you’re located? I currently reside […]

Dietitian Clancy Harrison
  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2018
  • September 26, 2018

The Freedom to Harvest Hope

By Clancy Harrison MS, RDN, FAND Prisoners at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Retreat in Hunlock Creek, Pa., grow produce to fight hunger. The first time I visited SCI-Retreat to pick up produce for the Al Beech West Side Food Pantry I was terrified, but to my surprise the unexpected happened. My determination to […]