By Janet Domke, RN BSN Working parent guilt is real. Today, in many households one, if not both parents work outside the home. Many women (and even some dads) after having children say they feel guilty about leaving their children and going off to work. It is not an easy choice but one many are…Details
By Helaine Krasner, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN We live in a time of abundance, yet we also understand there can still be times of scarcity. We all remember the temporary toilet paper shortage at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be easy to conclude that more of something good is better, and in…Details
As the cold crisp air moves in there’s nothing more comforting than a nice hot bowl of soup. Soup is a universal comfort food, and this healthy, one pot five-bean soup is packed with protein and fiber.
By Linda Folken, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Research suggests that daily added-sugar intake for 90 percent of Americans regularly exceeds the Dietary Guidelines’ recommendation of no more than 10 percent of the total calorie intake (The American Heart Association suggests we limit added sugar to 24gms/day for women and 36gms/day for men).Details
By Erin Caraher, RDN, CDN We are born with the natural ability to eat when we are hungry and stop when we are full. As we get older, we are influenced by external rules and forget about our own internal cues. Hunger can be felt in such a variety of ways and can differ from…Details
From your Bariatric Nutrition team When fall arrives the first thing that comes to a lot of people’s minds is pumpkin, everything pumpkin. You may find yourself looking for pumpkin recipes and this pumpkin cauliflower rice risotto screams fall! The cauliflower and pumpkin amp up the nutrient density and make it a much healthier dish…Details
By Barbara Broggelwirth MS, RDN, CDN Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function. Although it is primarily a disease of the elderly, its development may be associated with conditions that are not exclusively seen in older persons such as declines in activity, chronic illness, and poor nutrition. It is one…Details
By Michelle Murdolo, MS, RD, CDN Self-compassion means being kind to ourselves when we’re confronted with our own personal suffering, failures and shortcomings. Instead of responding with judgement, we are gentle, caring and accepting of our own pain. This allows us to relate to others and the shared human experience without suffering from feelings of…Details