Latest Expert Articles

  • Adolescence and Diabetes
    This week’s entry is about the challenges of moving through adolescence with diabetes, and for the people (parents, grandparents, or others) tasked with caring for Diabetian adolescents. It’s a preemptive family therapy session (you’re welcome). You see, there are a number of perfectly normal personal developments that take place at this stage of life that become more complex and more severe when diabetes is in the mix. And because the stakes are raised, the tensions, ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Giveaway
    Throwback Thursday: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Giveaway Image via San Jose Library/Flickr by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD No matter how young or old you are, you probably remember Dr. Seuss as being an essential part of your childhood. The prolific children’s writer and artist (who was born Theodor Seuss Geisel) created over 60 books during his lifetime, including such memorable favorites as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hears a Who!, Green Eggs ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • What a Sports Dietitian can do for you
    What a Sports Dietitian can do for you by: Alex Raymond, RD, LD   It’s no surprise there is a relationship between optimal performance and proper nutrition. Food is, after all, the fuel for your body. If you are an active individual or consider yourself to be an athlete, what better person is there to turn to besides a sports nutritionist to take a look at your diet and help you fuel your body to ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • Healthy Eating Tip: Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner!™
    Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! Download my FREE guide with my 10 favorite tips and several recipes. Get it now. It’s available only during March for National Nutrition Month®. In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Melissa Joy Dobbins shares her tip to help you savor the flavor of eating right. How Can YOU Savor the Flavor of Eating Right? Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner!™ Every day we’re bombarded with news reports and “advice” on how to eat healthier, exercise ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016
  • Pausing is Mindfulness
    This is the last in the series of looking at the nutritional and emotional side in the logistics of losing weight. I have to admit, I’m a bit of a planner.  I was not a shining example of someone who lived in the moment.  But to be perfectly honest, I was not aware of the concept of mindfulness when I was in the thick of kids, work, husband and home.   There were many years where my thoughts were consumed with ... Read More
    Published on Thursday, March 3, 2016
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