Posted on 05/25/2015
Happy Memorial Day to all those who are currently serving and those who have served our country so bravely and selflessly.
Posted on 05/19/2015
As I wind down the last few weeks of my pregnancy with baby Ficek, I thought it might be a good idea to jot down a few tips for all those women who are about to become pregnant or those in the throws of pregnancy themselves. Many questions women have during pregnancy are focused on these subjects…I hope you find this helpful.
Posted on 05/14/2015
Being a registered dietitian, I have my own nutrition-related tips for women as we recognize National Women’s Health Week 2015 from May 10-16th. Here are my go-to tips for women...
Posted on 05/12/2015
My top 5 tips for women’s health, as we celebrate National Women’s Health Week 2015 this week...
Posted on 05/7/2015
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month and a great time to talk about how to protect oneself from osteoporosis through diet!
Posted on 05/5/2015
You may have heard over the years the saying that, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, not exactly but sort of, it seems. According to recent findings by researchers from the University of Michigan, apples do help keep prescription medicine away, according to a recent analysis of studies on eating apples.
Posted on 04/28/2015
The key to losing weight is often a much sought after goal for many people, some people spend years attempting to do so.
Posted on 04/22/2015
Vitamins and supplements are doing more harm than good it seems. While most people who consume supplements tend to think they are doing something good for their health, while in fact, they may actually be increasing their cancer risk especially when they are taking them in high doses according to new analysis of previous research.
Posted on 04/21/2015
Aging in place seems to be increasing in popularity as our population ages and more of us are in our so-called golden years. People are living longer too than generations ago. It only reasons as the baby boomer generation ages, more and more people will opt to age in place and continue to live an active lifestyle while continuing to live independently.
Posted on 04/14/2015
Eating for eye health is a relatively new idea and more is being written about it these days it seems. Powerful pigments found in antioxidants are key to eye health. Carrots were always thought to be ‘good for your eyes’ but nobody ever said to eat spinach for good eyesight. Turns out dark, leafy greens are terrific for just that! So too are a number of other nutrients including, but not limited to: