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 […]

Grains & Dairy – A Super Meal Pairing 

Dairy and grains individually are excellent sources of nutrients and add important nutritional balance to any meal; but together they create the ultimate combo for both healthiness and taste.   Milk, cheese, yogurt, and other dairy products contain essential daily vitamins and minerals including protein, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and many more. The top three […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

We are honoring Hispanic Heritage Month by recognizing the importance of grain-based foods throughout the Hispanic culture.   Latin America is home to many grains, so it’s no surprise it’s one of the most consumed foods in the Latin American Heritage Diet. The types of grains most frequently found in traditional Hispanic cuisine are corn, […]

Mac and Cheese Remix

Bowl of Mac and Cheese with chicken, corn and chives added.

First, let us start by saying Mac and Cheese is the top dog when it comes to comfort food and in no way does it need enhancement. However, there are no rules against making your comfort food extra nutritious by adding fresh ingredients like a veggie and lean protein. To celebrate the edible version of […]