Intuitive Eating for Athletes and Active Clients

More dietitians are integrating the research-based concepts of intuitive eating into their counseling practices, but many are unaware of the principles and how to apply them. In the past, both dietitians and therapists used intuitive eating mostly in eating disorder treatment facilities. However, using intuitive eating in private practice has become more popular with hopes […]

The Family Impact of High Cholesterol in Children

It might surprise you to learn that one in five children has high total cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, or high LDL cholesterol. Approximately 7.8% of adolescents aged 12 to 19 have total cholesterol levels ≥200 mg/dL. Unfortunately, high cholesterol is a concern for children as well as adults. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a […]

Homemade Baby Food Goodness

After my son, Wesley, was born, the idea of making my own baby food seemed natural. After all, I am a dietitian who went to culinary school and cook most of the meals in our household. I want Wesley to develop the same passion for food and health, and by making his meals I feel […]

Podcasting: Steps to Getting Started

An estimated 57 million Americans listen to podcasts every month, according to predictions by Advertising Age. Where people once read blogs by the hour, they now listen to podcasts by the audio minute. A decade in the making, podcasts may quickly become consumers’ go-to choice for information. Dietitians who have already started their own podcasts […]