Archive for 'Seniors'

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

10 Healthy Breakfasts Under 10 Minutes

Ready … Set … Breakfast is served! By: Jodie Shield, MED, RD In a rush? No time to make breakfast? Kids aren’t hungry? Sound familiar? These are some of the most common reasons why kids (and [...]

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

Top 7 Foods for Healthier Eyes

For improved eye health, take a closer look at your grocery list. Guest Post By: Bryton Ashman, Dominican University Nutrition and Dietetics Student Our eyes are one of the most fascinating and complex parts of the [...]

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 [...]

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

Should You Ditch Your Caffeine Habit?

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 a busy [...]

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 [...]

Avocado: From Plate to Face

Avocado: From Plate to Face

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, which makes [...]

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 [...]

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

How to Build a Healthy Hamburger

Follow these five steps, and relish the real thing! By: Jodie Shield, RDN May is National Hamburger Month—fire up the grill! Sure, I love a portabella or turkey patty, but this dietitian can’t resist a juicy, [...]

Eat Your Way To A Better Love Life

Eat Your Way To A Better Love Life

Three foods that can spice up your love life! Guest Post By: Sarah Savinkov, Nutrition and Dietetics Student at Dominican University Valentine’s Day is February 14th. Sweetest Day is October 21st. May is Date Your Mate [...]

Top Three Teas to Relieve Stress

Top Three Teas to Relieve Stress

Sip your stress away with these relaxing herbal teas. Guest Post By: Skyler Huspen, Dominican University Nutrition Student It’s 10 p.m. The baby has finally stopped crying. The dishes are finally done. Your head finally hits [...]