Archive for 'Kids'

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

Hemp: Weed or Healthy Seed?

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 deal. Hemp [...]

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: What’s the Difference?

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. Italian ice [...]

Talk to a Farmer!

Talk to a Farmer!

Five reasons why you should shop at a farmers market!   By: Jodie Shield, RDN Curious where your sweet bell peppers and juicy ripe tomatoes come from? Stop by a farmers market and talk to a [...]

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

What to Eat for Healthy Teeth

How to Improve the Health of Your Teeth through Diet By: Petya Boyadzhieva, Dominican University Nutrition Student Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are crucial for healthy teeth and gums, but did you know [...]

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

10 Ways to Spread the Peanut Butter Love!

How to enjoy peanut butter without the jelly!  By: Jodie Shield, RDN March  is National Peanut Month – time to go nuts and spread the peanut butter love! Kids and adults love peanut butter, and that’s [...]

Can What You Eat Improve Your Tennis Game?

Can What You Eat Improve Your Tennis Game?

Winning Tennis Nutrition is a must read book for all tennis players who want to play better and win more. By: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN Fellow tennis players: How would you like to raise your game [...]

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Reeling in The Facts on Fish Oil Supplements Guest Post By: Lisa Schrader, Dominican University Nutrition Student Does the recent debate on fish oil supplements have you feeling like a fish outa water? The current 2015 Dietary [...]

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Should You Juice for Weight Loss?

Uncover the truths about juicing’s effects on losing weight. Guest Post by: Gabriella Thompson, Dominican University Nutrition Student Is juicing the answer to your weight loss prayers? Will it help remove your extra holiday pounds and [...]

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

HOW TO RULE YOUR DIABETES WITH NATURAL SWEETENERS

Show your pancreas who’s the boss with diabetes-friendly sweeteners: stevia and monk fruit. Guest Post By: Anna Velazquez, Dominican University Nutrition Student   Are you tired of tiptoeing around every birthday cake or after-dinner dessert with [...]

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Five Foods That Fight Diabetes

Smooth out blood sugar highs and lows with these tasty unprocessed foods. By: Jodie Shield, MEd, RD Sweet! November is National Diabetes Month, but hold your fork, knife and spoon! If you, or any of your [...]