Blog entry | Jun 27 2017
Known as the “harvested seeds of grasses”, humans have been consuming grains for thousands of years. From maize (corn) originating in Mexico, to rice in Asia, to wheat in the Middle East, grains are...
Blog entry | Jun 21 2017
When we think about malnutrition, the images that often comes to mind are the frail and elderly – and many times the need is for individuals to just eat more. But malnutrition can be caused by a host...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2017
Each time a nutrition study descends upon the internet I cringe internally. I have to brace myself as I click through the various news outlets covering it, knowing that I may encounter sensational...
Blog entry | Jun 14 2017
My dad does most of the grocery shopping. He did while I was growing up, and he still does for my mom and for my brothers and sisters who live at home. But, even though he grills sometimes, my dad...
Blog entry | Jun 13 2017
Did you know that water is an essential nutrient? While it’s always important to drink enough fluids to stay hydrated, this habit becomes especially important in the summertime. It’s hot and sweaty...
Blog entry | Jun 05 2017
Registered Dietitian (RD): a food and nutrition expert who goes through rigorous academic and clinical nutrition training, culiminating in a standardized exam. When it comes food and health advice,...
Blog entry | Jun 01 2017
You know that first day of school feeling, when you walk into a large, new room and suddenly don’t know where to sit? Unsure if it’s safe to dive into a center aisle, you choose to sit along...
Blog entry | May 30 2017
With the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life, sometimes it seems nearly impossible to eat intentionally (especially when some of your meals are on the go!). Nevertheless, research shows that mindful...
Blog entry | May 25 2017
What are Legumes? Legumes are the edible fruits, pods, or seeds of plants from the pea family Leguminosae. Sounds fancy, but you’ll probably find them in every grocery store, a burrito, or hidden in...
Blog entry | May 24 2017
From banana flour to quinoa flour, it can be hard to keep up with all these new, trendy flours. Sorting out the potential cooking, baking and health benefits they all offer can be overwhelming. But...
Blog entry | May 23 2017
In case you weren’t paying attention, some juicy news circulated recently. Courtesy of the American Association of Pediatrics (AAP), there are new recommendations on fruit juice consumption for...
Blog entry | May 22 2017
You may have heard in recent news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) filed a notice delaying (again) a long-awaited menu labeling rule that was to be implemented on May 5, 2017. Under the...
Blog entry | May 22 2017
There have been a few articles written in recent days discussing lectins (proteins found in plants and animals), how they are damaging to your health, and why you should avoid them. *Insert eye roll...
Blog entry | May 11 2017
Java enthusiasts rejoice! While you may have been skipping out on that third mug of coffee for fear of having heart palpitations, the latest research actually shows no connection between caffeine...
Blog entry | May 09 2017
Have you ever walked into a smoothie shop and wondered what is that green grass-looking plant sitting on top of the counter with the fruits and protein powders? Well, turns out, it is wheatgrass, and...

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