Health Conditions

Heart Healthy Eating

Current research shows that more than 1 in 3 adults live with heart disease. In addition to being the first and fifth leading causes of death, heart disease and stroke result in serious illness, decreased quality of life, and have a dramatic impact on health care costs. Strategies to improve heart health include modifying lifestyle...Read More ›

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, learn what Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is, how it affects those who have it, and how nutrition plays a role in symptom management: What is IBS? Irritable...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 ›

FEED’s High-Fiber Favorites

Fiber supports heart health by lowering cholesterol, but it also makes us feel full, stabilizes blood sugar, and contributes to digestive regularity. High-fiber foods are those that have 5 or more grams (g) of fiber in one serving , which is 1/5 of the fiber we should consume each day. Researchers who reviewed 40 years...Read More ›

The Truth About Eggs

Eggs are one of the most versatile foods around, but many people find this protein source confusing — to eat the yolk or not, is often the question! While old nutrition advice used to include avoiding egg yolks as often as possible to decrease dietary cholesterol intake, new research has since proven this unnecessary. According to...Read More ›

Is the gluten-free diet right for you?

May is Celiac Awareness Month, and luckily for our clients, registered dietitian and FEED founder, Lara Field, is a celiac disease specialist with nearly a decade of experience guiding individuals through the gluten-free diet. What is Celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, mainly affecting the upper portion of the small intestine. When individuals with celiac...Read More ›