Connecting Sleep and Weight

Connecting Sleep and Weight

By Heather A. Goesch, MPH, RDN, LDN Sleep deprivation extends far beyond lack of energy. From depressed mood and decreased cognitive ability, inadequate pillow time can also limit the immune system’s ability to fight off colds and infections, impair judgment and...
Quick and Easy Vegetarian Meals

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Meals

By Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN   Most of these ideas… Take about 15 minutes to prepare Use a mix of convenience foods and fresh foods Have at least 3 food groups Are around 350-450 calories (subject to portion size/appetite!)   1)    Breakfast for dinner...
Ketogenic Diet Q & A

Ketogenic Diet Q & A

by Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN What is the Ketogenic Diet? The ketogenic diet is a high fat, very low-carb diet that has been used in children with epilepsy to help control seizures. Recently, it has become a trendy weight loss diet. How does it work? Eating a high...
Nutrition for Stress Relief

Nutrition for Stress Relief

By Heather A. Goesch, MPH, RDN, LDN We’re a generation of doers, with seemingly endless to-do lists between work, chores, sports practices, and social engagements. Then there are worries about traffic, finances, and various other little inconveniences that add up. In...
All About Fasting

All About Fasting

By Jessie Funchion, MS, RD, LDN   What is fasting? A partial or total abstention from all foods or a select abstention from prohibited foods.  What are the different types of fasting? 1)    Intermittent fasting – cycle between periods of eating and fasting. A...