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Stocked for Success: Essential Foods for a Healthy Kitchen

One of the biggest challenges people face when it comes to healthy eating is being able to create flavorful meals and snacks on limited time. Past blogs have focused on prepping meals ahead of time, properly storing produce, and using simple cooking tools to help make healthy living a little easier. 516 more words

Nutrition Tips

Flu Fighting Food

It’s that time of year again. The sound of sniffles can be heard at any given time from your sea of cubicles, Kleenex sales go through the roof, the stockpile of tea bags in the break room is nearly always depleted – cold and flu season. 811 more words


Celebrating Whole Grains Month

Make Half Your Grains Whole!

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend half the grains you eat be whole grains.  What is a whole grain?  Whole grains contain all three parts of a kernel – the bran, germ, and endosperm.  514 more words

Dietetic Student

Summer Favorites: Pittsburgh VegFest

It’s officially fall, so it’s a great time to reflect on some of the highlights of my summer. It was a memorable one for sure; big changes, healing deeply, more nature than ever before, and the occasional event thrown in there to pump me up. 416 more words

Open Heart

Cortisol - Friend or foe

My body wants to work in my favor. From head to toe, it wants me to be healthy, happy and free from worry. In fact, it will work overtime to keep me in balance. 521 more words

Nutrition Tips

Selecting the Best Coconut Water

Coconut water natural supports hydration. It is my favorite drink to rejuvenate me after a long weekend or after a hard workout. Due to the high potassium levels coconut water can reduce blood pressure because it lessens the effects of sodium. 561 more words