Exercise and physical activity with breast cancer

Exercise and physical activity with breast cancer By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN   Over the past two decades, exercise-oncology research, particularly with breast cancer, has made great strides and revealed very positive results.  The research confirms that “exercise plays a vital role in improving cardiopulmonary function, psychological events, muscular strength, and endurance in breast cancer…

Grilled Southwestern buttermilk chicken recipe

Grilled Southwestern buttermilk chicken From your Bariatric Nutrition Team (Serves 6) This is a quick and easy recipe to have in your back pocket now that summer is officially over (but you’re not ready to give up grilling) and our schedules may be getting busier. With just a few basic ingredients and minimal prep/clean up…

Healthy snack ideas for school lunch boxes

Healthy snack ideas for school lunch boxes By Linda Folken, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN, ACE-CHC It’s the back-to-school season, which means it’s the perfect time to think about healthy snack ideas to pack in the kids’ school lunch boxes. There are many so-called healthful packaged snacks for children on the market. Which snacks would dietitians…