Superfood Spotlight - Quinoa

Superfood Spotlight: Quinoa

Superfoods are all the rage these days, and for good reason… they’re awesome. But that doesn’t mean they’re all equal. In this Superfood Spotlight, we’re taking a look at quinoa, a small seed with a big punch.

Health Benefits of Ginger

Food is Medicine: Health Benefits of Ginger

In this “Food is Medicine” profile, we are going to take a look at some of the health benefits of ginger. While some of the health benefits of ginger have been known for a long time, recently we’re discovering new and exciting ways ginger is healing our bodies and keeping them healthy.

Healthiest Superfoods - Spinach

Superfood Spotlight: Spinach

In this Superfood Spotlight, we are taking a look at (drum roll) SPINACH! This one is just a given. How can a dietitian have a list of super foods without spinach, right? Read on to learn more about it’s versatility and nutrient density. HINT: If you prepare it right, your kids won’t even know it’s there.

Dietary Fiber: 6 Easy Ways to Get More

Dietary fiber is one of those subjects that most everyone knows is important, but not everybody knows why or even what it is. And who wants to talk about boring old fiber when there are brand new fad diets to try? But from a dietitian’s perspective, and more importantly, a mom’s, I think it’s worth taking a closer look at your dietary fiber needs.

My Fitness Pal Review

My Fitness Pal is a free web tool that allows you to track your nutrition and your exercise. It’s also available as a free app to download to your iPhone, Android, Windows, and Blackberry smartphones. Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly.