Foods That Can Affect Your Cholesterol Level

November 30th, 2022

By: Hanna Long, Drexel Master’s Student studying Dietetics and Nutrition What is Cholesterol?  Cholesterol plays an important role in your body to build healthy cells, for digestion, and to make hormones. Cholesterol is waxy fat deposits that are found throughout the body in the blood. High levels of cholesterol in the body can increase your […]

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PCOS and Anti-Inflammatory Foods

November 27th, 2022

By: Helen Agresti, RDN The most common forms of treatment for PCOS are diet, lifestyle changes, and medications.   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common endocrine disorders affecting women of childbearing age.  Women with PCOS are diagnosed based on at least 2 of the 3 following criteria: irregular or missing menstrual periods, […]

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Diabetes in 2022 and How a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Can Help

November 20th, 2022

By: Jessica M. Kelly, RDN, LDN November is American Diabetes Month. If you do not have diabetes yourself, it is likely that you know someone who does. According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, 37.3 million people (or 11.3% of the US population) have diabetes, while 96 million people (or 38.0% of the adult […]

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Easy and Healthy Breakfast: Yogurt Toast

November 16th, 2022

By: Jess DeGore RD LDN CDCES CHWC Easy Raise your hand if you are looking for a quick, easy, and healthy breakfast!? Heading into the holiday season there are many people looking for a quick and easy breakfast solution that doesn’t involve a drive thru or sugary packaged pastry.  Healthy Yogurt toast is not only […]

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The MIND Diet – Eating for a Healthy Brain

November 13th, 2022

By: Laura M. Ali, MS, RDN, LDN According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 6 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease. One in three elderly Americans will die of some form of dementia. For anyone who has had a loved one who has struggled with Alzheimer’s Disease or age-related dementia you may wonder if […]

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Keeping Your Cool with Packing School Lunches

November 9th, 2022

By: Kimberly Hagenbuch MS, RD, LDN, CDCES We have officially reached the Holiday season and time seems to go fast this time of year.  Staying prepared can help reduce stress among the commitments and celebrations.  Keep the kids with a routine by continuing to pack school lunches.  Here are some tips to keep your cool […]

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Warming Foods for Cooler Days

October 30th, 2022

By: Jennifer Palauskas, RD The autumn is rolling in, like the fog and rainy mist on a fall morning. Color is bursting from the trees. Leaves will be falling soon. The chill is in the air….maybe I should have brought a coat…oooh I can go for a flavored coffee or tea. My favorite flavor is […]

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Building the Local Food Economy

July 20th, 2021

By Emily Wargo MS, RD, DipACLM, LDN Summer is here!! There is plenty about the summer season to be grateful for; warm sunshine, lazy days by the pool, but ultimately my favorite part of summer is abundance fresh fruit! One particular summer memory I cherish is centered around blueberries. One hot, humid July afternoon a […]

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Food Safety Tips for Summer Picnics

July 13th, 2021

By Sina D’Amico, RDN, LDN  The warm weather is finally here to stay, and that means getting together outside as much as possible. Not to mention, enjoying a mid-day picnic or holding a weekend outdoor party can become more and more frequent. From my own experience, the food options are endless at these gatherings. From pasta […]

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Enjoy Eating Stress-Free on Vacation

July 7th, 2021

By Helen Agresti, RDN Summer is upon us and that means it’s time for some family fun.  Whether you’re traveling on the open road or in the friendly skies, it’s important to map out a plan for your meals and snacks.  If you’re worried about getting derailed from your healthy habits, have no fear.  Below […]

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