Oh that morning….or afternoon…or evening cup of coffee. It’s common for clients to reports how many cups of coffee they have each day and then quickly follow with “Wait, is that too much caffeine?” My answer is usually “It depends.”
With 10 years under her belt, Registered Dietitian, Sunny Yingling reflects on her 10 years in the practice of dietetics and shares the recurring themes and recurring messages from the field.
One important nutrition strategy is choosing nutrient dense foods for your diet. What exactly does that mean? It means that you are choosing foods higher in nutrients per calorie you consume. In this article we review how to get the most bang for your buck with nutrition.
Every March, we celebrate National Nutrition Month®, and this year, we’re encouraging you to “Go Further with Food.” It’s important to fuel your body well throughout the day and provide the necessary energy and nutrients it needs. With a healthy diet, your body can function at its best which means you can function at your best.
With the Super Bowl approaching, so do invites to parties full of appetizing food choices. No one event, one meal, one snack will ever ruin your weight or your health status, but sometimes we want healthy alternatives as well. In this article, Sunny Yingling (Director of Nutrition) provides some tips to stay balanced during the big game.
Thanksgiving and Christmas will soon be upon us! For many, dietary and exercise behaviors begin to shift as the focus lands on parties, gifts, shopping, and other holiday events. Unfortunately, those behaviors aren’t usually shifting in a healthy direction.
It never fails, the fall comes and many of my clients begin to struggle with their fruit and vegetable intake. The stone fruits and berries of the summer begin to go out of season and, for many, getting adequate produce in the diet becomes more challenging.
When you think of fiber, what image comes to your head? Your grandma’s box of prunes? An orange-flavored, gritty drink? But fiber plays an important role as part of a healthy diet and is more than prunes and powder.
Its National Nutrition Month 2017® and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics wants to remind you to “put your best fork forward.”
In this power point presentation, we take a look at grains and how to incorporate them into a healthy diet.