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Be Heart Smart

February 8, 2023 This February marks the 57th year that the US commemorates American Heart Month, a time that spotlights the number one leading cause of death in our country – heart disease.  1 in 3 women are diagnosed with heart disease annually and… Continue Reading “Be Heart Smart”

Weighing in on Whey

November 7, 2022 Why whey?  There are a lot of different protein powders on the market and while I’m not a huge advocate of the average Joe using them, I know that many people do, so I figured we might as well discuss them. … Continue Reading “Weighing in on Whey”

Parent or Food Police?

October 24, 2022 Ever feel like you’re the food police?  Your teenager wants to eat junk or your toddler refuses to eat broccoli. No parent enjoys having to constantly battle with their children about what to eat (or not eat), how much to eat,… Continue Reading “Parent or Food Police?”


October 3, 2022 Balance. What is it? How do we achieve it? Why is it important? So many people seek that elusive condition when different elements of life are all equal and in correct proportion. Balance, they say, is what they are searching for.… Continue Reading “Balance”

Snacking: An Athlete’s Best Friend

August 30, 2022 As the new school year ramps up, high school and college athletes are getting ready for their seasons to kick off and they need the proper fuel to do it! I often get the question, “what should I eat?” from athletes,… Continue Reading “Snacking: An Athlete’s Best Friend”

Beetroot Juice: An Athlete’s Elixir?

May 31, 2022 Keeping abreast of all the latest nutrition trends can be daunting, even for a dietitian. It seems that every week there is a new “miracle food” on the market, making it hard for consumers to really understand what best helps their… Continue Reading “Beetroot Juice: An Athlete’s Elixir?”

Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17, 2022 It seems like every day is National Something day now.  And while I usually think those are pretty silly, every now and then there comes along a day like today, that I think is a good one to remember and observe.… Continue Reading “Random Acts of Kindness Day”

Healthy Late Night Snacks

December 17, 2021 It’s 9pm and your stomach is grumbling.  First off, let’s address why that is happening. If you get to the very end of the day and are still hungry to the point of tummy rumbling, it typically means that you haven’t… Continue Reading “Healthy Late Night Snacks”

Mineral Spotlight: Magnesium

October 25, 2021 Magnesium is a mineral that many Americans don’t get enough of in their diets. The interesting thing is, our daily needs for this important nutrient can easily be met by consuming just a few magnesium-rich foods each day.  There typically isn’t… Continue Reading “Mineral Spotlight: Magnesium”

Keys to Hydrating the High School Athlete

September 16, 2021 When it comes to success in athletic endeavors, there are so many important pieces to the puzzle. Often overlooked, especially when it comes to high school athletes, is the importance of fueling and hydrating properly. Performance hydration can make or break… Continue Reading “Keys to Hydrating the High School Athlete”