It is almost March of 2016, and you may be noticing that those healthy habits and lifestyle changes you resolved to make for the New Year (like eating more plants!) may quickly be falling by […]
Tomorrow marks the start of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
In honor of this, I’d like to take a moment to highlight the work of the Tri-Cities’ first and only Eating Disorder Resource Center, A Place […]
Have you been keeping up with all the buzz about the newly released 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans?
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans (8th edition) are developed every five years. They are geared towards American consumers, […]
We are now in the throes of the holiday season and all of the excess eating, shopping, drinking that comes with it!
Today, Tuesday December 1, 2015 is #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back […]
I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Nashville, Tennessee for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). I came back inspired and re-energized by all of the […]
As an integrative registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), I think it is critical to be well-versed in three areas: the clinical/medical nutrition therapy aspect, practical culinary/cooking/shopping/preparation application, and the physical activity wellness/life balance component.
I have been practicing yoga for nearly […]
Are you experiencing bloating, abdominal discomfort or water retention that seems to keep returning?
Several contributing factors may be involved in bloating: food sensitivities, dietary choices, and lifestyle factors.
Common possible sources of bloating are:
• Carbonated beverages […]
As part of my work with the Azil Foundation, a small not-for profit organization focused on medical, nutrition and educational support in northern Haiti, a couple weeks ago I traveled, for the second time, to Cap […]
It’s time once again for the yellow buses to fire up their engines and backpacks to be loaded with all the goodness that school brings!
While parents are either crying tears of joy or sadness at […]
The Mediterranean Diet is really a testament to eating local, fresh, and proportionate to nutritional needs.
The geographical areas surrounding the Mediterranean Sea (think Italy, France, Spain, Morocco) were difficult to farm due to challenging terrain […]
Before addressing this common question ” What do integrative dietitian nutritionists do?”, let’s first clarify that while all dietitians are nutritionists, not all nutritionists are dietitians!
The three steps required to become a nationally credentialed registered […]
How to workout with your spouse and enjoy it.
Our bodies are living vehicles transporting us through our daily lives. Just like our mechanical counterparts, our bodies require constant maintenance and care too (though of course […]
Supplements 101: Vitamins, Minerals, and You! PART I
What are Vitamins and Minerals? We have all read the definition of vitamins and minerals in general health class or anatomy and physiology. Maybe they don’t mean a […]
Monique Richard, MS, RDN, LDN believes that given the right “tools” the body can heal itself. This is a Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine approach.
The benefits of working with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist is having the ability to collaborate on a healthy, clear-cut plan that works best for you and your individual nutrition needs.
It’s about understanding what nutrition looks […]
This aired live on media blitz day. We arrived at 7:30 a.m. and had a great interview with Tim Cable and his “Thinking Out Loud” radio show.