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
By Helaine Krasner, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN This is the question we would all like to know the answer to. The word exercise can trigger some very unpleasant emotions. Memories of feeling awkward in gym class may come rushing back. The idea of sweating and exerting oneself may not seem very appealing. The very idea…Details
By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN Over the past two years, tens of millions of Americans lost their jobs or saw their incomes dramatically reduced, which has led to unprecedented levels of food insecurity in the United States.1 Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for every person in a…Details