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Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?
By: Jodie - 18 August 2017 - 0 Comments

Discover why there’s such a buzz about hemp seeds the latest superfood. By: Anne King, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Hemp seeds are a nutritional-powerhouse, but they’ve gotten a bad rap. Here’s the [...]

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?
By: Jodie - 10 August 2017 - 0 Comments

Celebrate “Lazy Day” without the jitters with these caffeine-kicking tips. By: Ian Cook, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Have you ever been so wired on caffeine that you can’t relax? You may have [...]

Watermelon Gazpacho
By: Jodie - 04 August 2017 - 1 Comment

Ripe with eye-healthy nutrients, this sweetened take on a Spanish classic will have you throwing convention to the bulls! Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Before studying abroad in [...]

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Cheesecake Bites
By: Jodie - 29 July 2017 - 0 Comments

Go ahead and indulge in this gluten-free and good-for-you dessert! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student If you’re like me, then I’m sure you find it hard to resist [...]

Fruity Green Tea Smoothie
By: Jodie - 21 July 2017 - 0 Comments

No time for breakfast? Get your daily dose of nutrients and caffeine with this easy, fruit-filled green tea smoothie. By: Anna Velazquez, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University When my sister, Kinga, and [...]

Classic Spinach Salad
By: Jodie - 14 July 2017 - 2 Comments

The joy of eating salad! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Warm weather always puts me in the mood for something light to eat like a crisp and refreshing salad. Here’s one of my favorite [...]

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?
By: Jodie - 08 July 2017 - 1 Comment

Get the nutritional scoop on these popular frozen desserts. By: Jodie Shield, RDN Americans love ice cream. On average, we eat about 22 pounds of ice cream per person per year.  But gelato (a.k.a. [...]

Grilled Mixed Vegetable Bundles
By: Jodie - 30 June 2017 - 0 Comments

By: Jodie Shield, RD Who said vegetables are a pain?  It doesn’t get any easier than cooking them on the grill.  And I want to let you in on a secret: wrapping them in [...]

Avocado: From Plate to Face
By: Jodie - 23 June 2017 - 1 Comment

Discover how avocados can help you achieve a healthy body, glowing skin, and silky hair. By: Kalelys L Calero, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Avocados have a creamy texture and an amazing flavor, [...]

How to Make Sun Tea
By: Jodie - 16 June 2017 - 1 Comment

Cool down with this summer with this hot drink! Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s the end of June and sweltering outside. You’re hot, and you’re thirsty. You want tea, [...]