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Can Sitting All Day Affect Your Health?

Our friends at CorePT have provided us with this valuable information about injuries sustained from sitting at a desk all day. Read on to find out how to prevent these aches and pains:   Almost daily, Physical Therapists (PT) are seeing patients with complaints of upper back, neck or low back pain without any mechanism...Read More ›

Eating with IBS

In our new “Eating with…” series, we’ll be looking into different health conditions and how nutrition can help manage and mitigate the symptoms associated with each one. To start, digestive health specialist Kristin Houts explains what Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is, how it affects those who have it, and how nutrition plays a role in...Read More ›

How to Make Your Own Salad Dressing

Salad season is upon us! It’s time to ditch store-bought salad dressings and embrace one that’s homemade. This allows you to control the ingredients and avoid any unnecessary additives. Plus, once you understand the basic formula for making a vinaigrette, you’ll never need a recipe again– which is the kind of kitchen short cut we...Read More ›

Simple Greek Dinner Menu

It’s all Greek to us! Summer is a great time to include fresh flavors from the Mediterranean at dinner. This simple Greek-inspired dinner menu is sure to impress your family and friends: Tzatziki Our lightened up version of this popular Greek veggie dip is made with Greek yogurt and packed with protein (6 g per...Read More ›

Four Tropical Fruits to Try

June is National Papaya Month! Packed with vitamin A, this tropical treat is one of our favorite fruits. Try this one and a few more this month for a taste of the tropics:  Papaya This tropical fruit is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and the right amount of sweetness to curb your sweet tooth. With only...Read More ›

Food Allergy Awareness

Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the emergency room. More than 40% of our children with food allergies have experienced a severe allergic reaction such as anaphylaxis. May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and FEED founder, Lara Field, joined nutrition colleague Roberta Janero to discuss food allergy management on...Read More ›

Gluten-Free Superfoods

For those with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet is medically necessary to protect the lining of the small intestine from damage due to inflammation. When people think about a gluten‐free diet, however, they often first think of white rice, potatoes, and corn as the best go-to’s for carbohydrate alternatives. However, these foods may not be the most...Read More ›

Osteoporosis: What to do now to protect yourself later

Don’t wait until a break! Osteoporosis affects half of the women and one in four men in the United States. Learn how your food choices now can affect your bone health later in life: What is Osteoporosis? When the word is broken down, osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density...Read More ›

Five Ways to Choose Foods that are Good for You and the Environment

It’s Earth Day! A day to celebrate our planet and make sure we are caring for it appropriately.  It’s an opportunity to look at our daily impact and make more sustainable choices including eating the best foods for you and our planet! Here are five ways you can choose foods that are good for you...Read More ›