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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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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Quinoa: It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner!

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) is everywhere you look these days, and for good reason! It’s been so popular over the last few years that 2013 was deemed ‘The International Year of Quinoa.’ Understandably so! The nutrient profile is pretty impressive, and the health benefits are evident. So what’s all the hype? Quinoa is an ancient grain […]

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