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Alzheimer’s Disease: Is It All in Your Head?

Our June focus has been all about brain health and Alzheimer's awareness. (If you missed our last Wellness Webinar on these very topics, don't worry! It'll be uploaded to our YouTube channel in a few weeks.) Alzheimer's disease is not a natural change that comes with...

Don’t Stress: Taking Comfort in Emotional Eating

April is Stress Awareness Month, so let's discuss emotional eating and comfort foods for a moment. It's no surprise the majority of us have been undergoing an extraordinary amount of stress the past few years, more so than usual, resulting in burnout and other mental...

Meal Planning Is Great, but What About Food Security?

Our January focus has been all about meal planning, but that assumes that people have access to affordable and nutritious foods. Regardless if we are talking about whole ingredients or canned goods, let's discuss food insecurity in the U.S. for a moment. According to...
Food for Thought: Kids Who Snack Smart, Grow Smart

Food for Thought: Kids Who Snack Smart, Grow Smart

Guest post by Angela Houlie, MS, RD2Be School age is an important time of growth and development for children as they experience physical, mental, emotional, and social changes.1 Good nutrition is foundational in supporting growth and learning potential. Energy...

Fighting Food Sensitivities

Fighting Food Sensitivities

Guest post by Alexa Guelig Food Allergies vs. Intolerances These terms are often used interchangeably, but each produces a specific reaction in the body and varies greatly in severity. The reactions from allergens and food intolerances elicit harmful and potentially...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Guest post by Hema Cherukooru Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized by repetitive inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis are chronic IBD that are emerging as a worldwide epidemic. It occurs after an abnormal...

Personalizing Your Plate on a Budget

Personalizing Your Plate on a Budget

By Lori Marshall, BS, NDTR, Dietetic Intern March is National Nutrition Month and the theme is Personalize Your Plate. As a future dietitian, I support starting with the basics: whole grains, fruits, vegetables, seafood twice a week, eating breakfast, exploring...