Game Day Strategies for Healthy Eating

Written by: Sophie Blumenthal, dietetic intern October means the return of football season, tailgating, beer drinking, and yummy food. It also means crisp air, sweater weather, and saying goodbye to swimsuit season! For some of us this is a relief. It’s important to remember though that we shouldn’t postpone healthy eating until the weather is […]

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Treat Or Snack? A Vocab Lesson

Although my kids are now in high school, the first days of school always make me a bit nostalgic for when they were younger and I was more involved in their day to day studies.  One of my favorite activities with them was vocabulary. I’ve always loved words and their meanings and the interesting nuances […]

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Eating…According To Your Genes!

Have you ever wondered why different diets or eating patterns get results for some people, and not others? Well that is because of our different genotypes, or genetic makeup, that determine how our bodies metabolize nutrients, which forms of exercise we excel at, or what type of diet helps with weight management. Genetic testing for nutrition and exercise […]

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Easy & Customizable energy bars: save money and boost nutrition!

These are so delicious it’s hard to believe they are good for you. If you are like my family and spend too much money on packaged energy bars such as Kind, Cliff, Luna, or Lara, you may want to try to whip up your own. I know what you’re thinking—won’t this take hours and dirty […]

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