Oatmeal Recipes to Keep the Older Generations on Their Toes

As we age, the significance of a balanced diet becomes increasingly important for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. These four high-protein oatmeal recipes are staple meals for those over 40 looking to build muscle and lose unwanted fat. Each recipe contains a unique and tasty mix of nutrient-dense foods such as hearty grains, a range of […]

Embracing Grains: A Vital Component of Healthy Diets During Menopause

As women navigate the challenging terrain of menopause, they often find themselves seeking information on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle during this transformative phase. Contrary to common myths, scientific evidence suggests that incorporating grains, specifically staple refined grains like white bread, pasta, and rice, into a balanced eating plan can be beneficial for women […]

Best Weight Loss Guidelines from a Registered Dietitian

Registered Dietitian preparing food

Information provided by Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, DBA, MS, RD When talking about weight loss, everyone has an opinion about how you should lose those excess pounds. But are those thoughtful tips based on science, or mere personal opinion? Let’s get right to it and highlight the best guidelines that are proven to help you manage weight […]

Navigating New Year’s Resolutions: The Dangers of Fad Diets

As the calendar turns the page to a new year, the allure of a fresh start motivates many to embrace healthier practices. While New Year’s resolutions often include a commitment to healthier habits, misinformation and the promotion of fad diets can sometimes cloud judgment. The idea behind adopting a new diet is often well-intended, but […]

Best Weight Loss Guidelines

By Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, DBA, MS, RD When talking about weight loss, everyone has an opinion about how you should lose those excess pounds. But are those thoughtful tips based on science, or mere personal opinion? Let’s get right to it and highlight the best guidelines that are proven to help you manage weight loss without […]

An RD’s Perspective on Recent Colorectal Cancer Study

Charlotte Martin, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CPT As a dietitian, I find the recent study published in the journal Nutrients, which examined the link between diet and colorectal cancer (CRC), both insightful and a reminder of the complexities of nutritional science. The study, utilizing data from the U.K. Biobank and involving over 118,000 patients, identified associations […]

Reinventing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Every year, Thanksgiving leaves us with a delightful yet daunting challenge: an abundance of leftovers. So, why not elevate these remnants into something extraordinary? Registered dietitian, Charlotte Martin, shares how you can repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers into creative, delicious grain-based dishes, offering both a tasty solution and a step towards reducing food waste. The Importance of […]

Navigating Noodles with Type 2 Diabetes

Enjoying pasta while managing type 2 diabetes requires a thoughtful and balanced approach to effectively control blood sugar levels. Toby Smithson, MS, RDN, CDCES, shares her insights on mindful choices, portion sizes, and diabetes-friendly ingredients to create delicious pasta dishes without compromising overall health. What are the healthiest pasta options for type 2 diabetes, and why […]

The Best Cereals for Diabetes: Embracing the Power of Whole Grains

Diabetes management involves careful consideration of one’s diet. It may be surprising to learn that cereal can be a part of a balanced meal plan for those with diabetes. Angela Ginn-Meadow, registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and GFF scientific advisory board member, explores the best cereal options for individuals living with diabetes, the recommended portion […]