Packing lunch. Whether it’s for your child, spouse, or yourself it may be part of every school or work week. Most would agree having a satisfying, nourishing lunch really does improve the quality of the […]
As kids across the Tri-Cities start back to school, a lot of parents are still struggling with their kids’ sleep schedule. Establishing a night time routine can be challenging for the whole family. Questions such […]
Sustainable living is a hot topic these days. It definitely has been in the wheelhouse and on the radar of this dietitian for a while now. Whether it be buying local produce opting for reusable […]
Sugar. How sweet it is. Is it a villain, ‘the’ enemy, the end of health as we know it? Nah. Are manufacturers and food scientists using it to lure consumers with its pleasurable qualities? Absolutely. […]
For millions of Americans, summer is the time to get away. Whether it’s to the mountains, the beach or a dream all-inclusive European trip of a lifetime- most families take a week or so to […]
For many of us, as the summer heat increases so do the influx of events, parties, and holiday celebrations we have to navigate. Let’s get to the point, often these types of celebrations are filled […]
Spring is in bloom and the colors of the flowers, green grass and budding tress are a welcome respite from the darker skies and gray washed landscape and colder weather winter delivered.
Flowers just have a way […]
In the chaotic world of health and nutrition, it is easy to become overwhelmed, cynical and perplexed about what to do, who to turn to or how to support you and your family’s health.
There are many different types […]
March is National Nutrition Month and the theme is “Go Further with Food!” We already discussed how you can ‘go further with food’ as fuel by its power to enhance the quality and duration of your workouts but how about addressing how we […]
We’ve heard it, we’ve read it, we’ve maybe experienced the brutal consequences of not getting enough at one time or another.
Most Americans are not getting enough of this nutrient in its purest form. What is it? WAAAH-TER – cue […]
National Nutrition Month is such an exciting time in the world of nutrition and dietetics.
To add to this thrill – I am humbled and honored to have been nominated by my colleagues and chosen as […]
Our bodies are amazing, intuitive, highly-intelligent communication centers. It send signals to us all day long, working around the clock. We recognize pain when something is not working properly, feel hunger cues when fuel is low, […]
You may think you are being diligent about flu prevention 101. You get the flu vaccine, wash your hands with hot, soapy water often, distance yourself from sick family members and co-workers. You’ve got the […]
New year, no diet: Resolve to ditch the diet resolution!
It’s that time of year again; 2017 in our rearview mirror and 2018 at our fingertips. Along with hopeful excitement, the new year tends to spark […]