A Closer Look At Collagen

Collagen is the most abundantly found protein in the body and makes up bones, muscles, skin, and tendons.  Collagen acts almost as a “glue” to provide structure and durability to the joints and skin. As we age, collagen becomes depleted, which leads to signs of aging, such as joint pain and wrinkles. But before you […]

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Turkey Day Tips & Recipes

By Dietetic Intern Sophie Blumenthal Months before Thanksgiving, you know ALL the details. You know who will be going to your Aunt Susan’s house, what everyone is bringing, and even what color the place settings will be. You know there wil be food as far as the eye can see and that your family will […]

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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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Halo Top vs. Arctic Zero: Low-Cal Ice Cream Comparison

The first time I heard about a low-calorie ice cream was through an ad on Instagram. Intrigued, I looked into where I could get this “Arctic Zero”. I honestly think I was more excited that I could eat the entire thing in one sitting than I was for its low amount of calories. Little did […]

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