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 survivors” (1).Details
From your Bariatric Nutrition Team Yes, it’s that time of year again! These wholesome treats are a great snack for lunchboxes or to take along to fuel you on an autumn hike. If you like the flavor profile of pumpkin pie you are sure to love this healthy nugget using many of the same ingredients.Details
By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Why are carbs so complicated? Carbohydrates are an essential macronutrient and are vital for our bodies to perform. Carbohydrates provide the necessary fuel for our bodies and minds to function. We could not survive very long without carbohydrates. When most people think of carbohydrates they think of…Details
By Danielle Johnson, RDN, CDN Pilates is a physical fitness system whose benefits include improved flexibility, increased muscle strength (specifically abdominal, low back, hips, butt – AKA the core muscles), and improved balance/stability. Pilates focuses on using intense concentration during exercises that are performed in slow, small sets and can be modified for any persons…Details
By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN Imagine your best friend calls you and tells you about a mistake they made. They tell you how badly they feel about it and are beating themselves up over it. A natural response would be a compassionate one. You might tell them how worthy they are and remind them that…Details
By Erin Caraher RDN, CDN Exercise and weight loss always seem to go hand in hand. While increasing physical activity can help you shed some of those extra pounds and keep them off, it shouldn’t be the only reason you exercise.Details
Why heat up the kitchen during the hot summer months? Grill up this colorful tasty dish to serve as a meal or a yummy side to accompany any grilled meat or fish. This will be an impressive addition to any dinner table that will please both family and friends.
By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWN, CDN We all know that being active and exercising are essential to good health. The benefits of exercise include weight loss and maintenance, better glucose control, bone health and stress reduction. The American College of Sports Medicine’s guidelines recommends that healthy adults should get at least 30 minutes…Details