Health Conditions

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 ›

Heart-Healthy Recipe Roundup

In honor of Heart Health Month, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes that contribute to a heart-healthy diet. Eating smart for your heart is a delicious way to reduce your unhealthy blood cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease: Overnight Oats Instead of traditional hot oatmeal, try overnight oats for a cold,...Read More ›

Got Milk?

Got Milk? Not so fast. According to the US Department of Agriculture, cow’s milk consumption has dropped about 25% in the past 30 years, while plant-based milk alternatives such as almond, soy, and rice, have increased nearly 11% since 1999! A growing number of Americans are choosing milk alternatives because of lactose intolerance, lower fat...Read More ›

Preventing Peanut Allergies

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology recently released new guidelines suggesting earlier peanut introduction may prevent allergies. The new recommendations state peanut introduction should begin between 4-6 months of age, much earlier than previously advised. New research to support these guidelines suggest early introduction, after other first foods have been introduced, significantly decreases...Read More ›

Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping

A trip to the grocery store in search of gluten-free foods can be an overwhelming experience, especially these days when new gluten-free food products are popping up everywhere.  Simply following a few tips can get you in, out, and on your way to a healthy lifestyle.  Check out these ideas from FEED the next time you...Read More ›

The Gluten-Free Diet: Is it for you?

The word “gluten-free” is gaining in popularity. Long gone are the days where consumers had to order gluten-free foods online, and the aisles of the supermarket only stocked gluten-containing options.  These days, gluten-free products are booming, and there is a heightened awareness of gluten-free foods. In 2011, reports indicated the retail gluten-free food market grew...Read More ›

Top 10 Superfoods for Celiacs

I recently started writing for AllergySense.com. Check out my latest post. http://www.feednutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Top-10-superfoods-for-celiacs.pdf