The other night I spoke at a First Place 4 Health (FP4H) group about how to stay healthy during the holidays. This is such a love/hate topic. Many people want to stay healthy over the holiday season, but most also want to enjoy the holiday season and “take a break.” At the FP4H session, I asked… Continue reading Dietitian Approved: Being the Best “You” During the Holiday Season
Sugar is my kryptonite as far as food goes. I have such a sweet tooth, which is difficult, especially being a dietitian! The good news is that there are ways to satisfy that craving without shattering healthy eating habits.
Plant-Based Diets “Plant-based” is often a term used interchangeably with “vegan” or “vegetarian.” Plant-based, however, means that the basis of the diet consists of foods that derive from plants and not animals. Examples of these foods are beans, legumes, rice, vegetables, nuts and seeds. A person can still follow a plant-based diet and consume meat… Continue reading What is a Plant-Based Diet?