When the clocks are set back and the weather starts getting colder, getting enough vitamin D can become an issue. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin made in the body with the exposure to sunlight. With less sunlight during the winter months as well as more clothes covering the skin, vitamin D intake through foods becomes even more important.
The 2016 Dietary Guidelines for Americans has been published! Here are the key points and fast facts that you need to know to choose the healthiest diet possible based off of the most recent research in nutrition.
If you are a carnivore and do not want to put the fork down, you may be interested in learning how to select healthier and leaner cuts of beef to improve your health.
I love BACON! In fact, I am most attracted to any menu option that includes bacon. As a dietitian, I feel I try to limit my intake of fatty meats for myself and my family. Recent news from WHO (World Health Organization) listed processed meat as a “Class 1” carcinogen, and has caused me to reevaluate my habits.
Not only do our food choices matter, but how we cook matters, too. Did you know that cooking with high heat produces compounds called AGEs? Read more about cooking methods and how to reduce your AGE intake.
How can we change our habits when we feel comfortable with our daily routines?
April 23rd is National Cherry Cheesecake Day! What better excuse to indulge in this sweet, tangy dessert? Check out this vegan alternative to the classic recipe.
If you heard someone say they are on the Med-diet, what would your first thought be? It might sound like a diet that involves taking a lot of medicine or pills, but it’s actually much different. The Med-diet is an abbreviation for Mediterranean diet, which is inspired by dietary patterns from Greece, Southern Italy, and Spain.