August 1, 2020

If dinner time is drama time at your house, you’re not alone.

Christine and I have both lived through the years of having toddlers at the table - the tears, the NOs!, the picked over plates, the refusals to sit down, the dropped food and turned over bowls … the list of...

July 11, 2020

Is there such a thing as a "perfect" food or recipe? Probably not, but for something that comes close, look to rice and beans! This delicious comfort dish, a cultural staple of Latino and Caribbean cooking, is probably one of the healthiest things, overall, that you ca...

As one would expect, we hear a lot about weight - many trying to lose it, a few trying to gain it. And one way we look at weight in the medical field (and otherwise) is BMI. For those who may not be familiar, BMI stands for body mass index. This index considers your he...

It's hard to believe 2020 is half over, especially since most of us haven't lived "normally" for months on end. These are extraordinary times for sure. Obviously, COVID-19 has disrupted everyone's lives in such profound, and oftentimes unexpected ways. But, then we wit...

May 31, 2020

In a recent conversation with some RD colleagues, we discussed a trend that we’ve noticed in talking to friends, family members and some new patients: a real concern that fears over Covid-19 and anxiety during the recent stay-at-home period has led to unwanted weight g...

We get a lot of questions about dessert. "What am I allowed to eat?" or "Is this dessert healthy?" or "Which dessert should I choose?" They are complicated questions with, oftentimes, equally complicated emotions tied to those questions. 

Let me start by saying that we...

April 2, 2020

We hope that your grocery store trips now are few and far between, and that you are stocking up on foods every time you go. If you're following these best practice tips to get us through the coronavirus pandemic, you most likely have a freezer full of foods.

Here are so...

March 23, 2020

As we navigate this strange new world of the coronavirus, many people are seeking information on what they can do to keep themselves and their families safe. We've heard and are heeding the most important guidelines - Wash Your Hands, often, and practice Social Distanc...

March 11, 2020

It's March and for registered dietitian nutritionists, that means one thing: National Nutrition Month! With spring at hand, what better time to focus on nutrition education and overall better eating.

The theme for National Nutrition Month 2020 is Eat Right, Bite by Bite...

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