Nutrition for Cancer

Prepare for Treatment Did you know that by adjusting your nutrition you can feel better and stay stronger during cancer treatment? Both the cancer and the cancer treatment can affect your appetite, your ability to tolerate foods, and your body’s ability to utilize nutrients. By having a dietitian or nutritionist on your treatment team, you’ll be better prepared to cope with side effects and meet your nutrition needs during this difficult

Surviving the Holiday Season

The hardest time of year for weight management is from Halloween until Valentine’s Day – temptations are everywhere from home to the workplace and everywhere else you go, people wear more clothes and are more covered up because of the weather, and people tend to exercise less because they are stressed, exhausted, it is cold, and they have very little time. Here are some tips to manage weight during the

Anti-inflammatory Nutrition: Diet for Arthritis

Did you know that eating certain foods can decrease inflammation in the body? As a result, tweaking your diet may relieve some of the inflammation and pain associated with arthritis. Here are some of the foods you can add and others you can limit to benefit from what we know today about anti-inflammatory nutrition.

Nutrition for Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorder treatment is most effective with a team approach and a Dietitian (RD) is an important member of the treatment team. Nutrition counseling by an RD who specializes in eating disorders is essential. An RD can help you follow a well-balanced nutrition plan for optimal health and energy, develop a healthier relationship with food, and improve your body image.

Nutrition for Fibromyalgia

There are numerous conditions that benefit from a well-balanced diet and, though more research is needed, there appear to be potential benefits for Fibromyalgia too. At the very least, well-balanced nutrition will give you more energy and help you to feel better overall.

Nutrition and Breast Cancer

A Dietitian can help you enhance your nutrition so you feel better, stay stronger, and more easily manage your weight during treatment for breast cancer. In addition, a Dietitian can work with you and your oncologist to evaluate your soy and supplement intake and make any necessary adjustments.

Nutrition Before, During and After Pregnancy

Don’t wait until after you’re pregnant to start eating healthy. If you’re planning to become pregnant, now is the time for you to optimize your nutrition. By adjusting your nutrition you can improve your chances of conceiving and give your baby the healthiest start possible.

Don’t Go “On” a Diet

Think about the statement “I’m going on a diet”.  When we say we’re going on a diet we’re implying that eventually we’ll come off the diet and the changes we’re making are only temporary.  We might “white knuckle” it for a few weeks or months but eventually we come off the diet because the changes are too extreme. Most of us are looking for a quick fix so we often

Trans Fat in Hiding

Did you know if a product contains less than half a gram of trans fat per serving, the manufacturer is not required to list it on the label? This means a product with 0.49 grams of trans fat can read no trans fat on the label. As a result, if you consume a few servings of a product like this, you could consume over a gram of trans fat without

Live a Longer Healthier Life

Are you looking to live longer and improve your quality of life?  Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the United States so by decreasing your risk you can increase your chances of living a longer healthier life.  The good news is YOU CAN DO THIS by making lifestyle changes (increasing exercise, improving nutrition, reducing stress, not smoking, etc.). Here are a few simple ways you