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Keep Your Labor Day Weekend Healthy!

Labor Day Weekend. The weekend that students dread as the summer completes itself.  Labor day weekend signals our last “hoorah” enjoying pool parties, barbecues, days at the beach, and summer festivities until we start seeing school buses on our route to work once more. Labor Day weekend can be considered a time of celebration or […]

How are you feeling? Hunger is both Physical and Mental

What you feel may have a larger impact on your food choices than you think. Knowledge is power. Knowing what foods may contribute to a healthy lifestyle is very important when it comes to weight management. Yes, you probably already know the basics to a healthy lifestyle.  Consuming a diet filled with vegetables, fruits, lean […]

Three Nutrition Tips to Speed Up Your Recovery

Summer is arriving in just a couple of short weeks. When you think of summer, does playing volley ball at the beach come to mind? Do you crave night time walks on those cool breezy days? Or do you enjoy a bike ride along the shore? No matter what your favorite activity is, you can […]

What You Need to Know About the New Nutrition Facts Label

Portion sizes have been forever controversial in the century that we live in.  The controversy is, that the abnormal has transformed into the normal of today’s world! Americans are consuming much larger than the recommended portion size, and the foods that are provided in today’s world are embodying this change. Compared to the portion sizes […]

Dining Out on Mother’s Day: How to Healthfully Treat Your Mom!

364 days of the year, mom wears the Superman cape in the house.  364 days of the year, mom cooks, cleans, works, and thinks of you, for you are the center of her world.  She feels a sense of responsibility for you, no matter what age you are.  Your mom will always be your mom […]

The Pocket Guide to Picky Eating: What Every Parent MUST Know!

Picky eating is natural.  Just like you, children have likes and dislikes.  Just like you, children like to be independent. Between the ages of 1 and 3, this independence shines as children find their voice and learn the art of expression.  Unfortunately, a child’s journey to discovery is sometimes anything BUT a “happy meal”. Not […]

Nutrition is Power: Fight Cancer with Food!

April is Cancer Control Month.  Take 60 seconds to reflect upon your daily routine.  What is important to you? Where do you find yourself the most confident? Importance and confidence will forever dictate our behavior. Is your health important to you? Knowledge is power, nutrition is power; read below to unveil what controls chronic disease, […]

How to make your New Year’s resolutions last

As the New Year approaches, many of us naturally begin to think about what we would like to do differently next year. I’ve often waited until December 31st, or even January 1st (and maybe even the 2nd!)—to jot down my New Year’s goals. From experience, waiting that long can often lead to disaster for falling […]

Think Group Nutrition Counseling Isn’t For You? Think Again!

Alyssa Cohen, MS, RD While individual nutrition counseling is certainly beneficial for weight management, many people discount the effectiveness of group nutrition counseling. Although a personal meal plan and one-on-one time with a registered dietitian can help to identify barriers to your goals and overcome obstacles, there are many instances when group counseling can enhance […]