A MALE MEAL – The NUTRITION STEAL FOR FATHER’S DAY

Ever notice that that words male and meal are almost the same. For all the new dads, experienced dads, brothers, uncles and granddads in your lives I want to serve up some sane, helpful and healthful advice for Father’s Day.






CRAZY CRUNCHY CAPRESE

I hear caprese and I come running. The perfect marriage of tomato, herbs and cheese BUT with a flavor twist. Adding the watermelon sweetens the taste and capitalizes on summer’s bounty, mixing in parsley brings a little zip in the






The Dos and Doses of Vitamin D

D-efinition Vitamin D has been  garnering a lot of media attention. Why all the fuss? Research has shed light on the various functions of vitamin D, its role in health maintenance, and the fact that many people may not consume






CAN BROCCOLI MAKE YOU BEAUTIFUL?

As a registered dietitian I am always encouraging my clients to not just wear color, but eat it! Fruits and vegetables owe their beautiful hues to phyto ( plant nutrients)- so the vibrant red, orange, yellow, green, purple, blue and






GREAT EXPECTATIONS

The end of 2016 was tough for a lot of us. Uncertainty about the future, a slew of tragic events and the roller coaster of emotions that often accompany the holidays. For me, the end of 2016 heralded a new






WHITE IS THE NEW BLACK- DON’T PUT YOUR WHITE AWAY AFTER LABOR DAY

Fashion and food are inundated with rules. Don’t wear this, don’t eat this. Let’s find a way to wear what flatters with food that matters. A “foodista” understands the appeal of fashion/food trends, the “look” on the body or in






FROM FEUDIES TO FOODIES

Although nutrition is a hot topic, it as an area fraught with confusion, crowding and confrontation. Food blaming, body shaming, and food phobia have created an environment of feud over food resulting in consumer distrust and mistrust. As a registered






STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE HEALTHY BONES WITH PRUNES AND EXERCISE

The recipe for living well is a combination of eating habits, food choices, fitness and stress management. We often heard about heart health and cancer awareness but not enough about taking care of our supporting structure. Our bone health is