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Preach What You Practice

By Teresa Frankel / March 19, 2018

Dietitian [dahy-i-tish-uh n]  (noun): a person whose job is to give nutritional advice about what to eat in order to be healthy.  Or as some people may interpret… Dietitian [dahy-i-tish-uh n] (noun): food police; the person who tells you that butter is not a main food group; a profession unknown to some people. One day…

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Let Them Eat (Chocolate) Cake!

By Teresa Frankel / January 27, 2018
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Working in the nutrition field, I’m sure many of my fellow dietitians would agree that it is not uncommon for people to assume that we always eat healthy. While I do believe that a well-rounded, wholesome and individualized diet is the key to a balanced life, I will gladly say that chocolate is one of…

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National Pumpkin Pie Day

By Teresa Frankel / December 25, 2017
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Pumpkin, the fall icon, has taken our stomachs by storm these past few years. From cereals to breakfast bars, ice cream to cookies, and of course, the infamous PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte), this plump, orange fruit offers many nutritional benefits. Now I know you might be thinking, “What is pumpkin pie doing in the December…

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Oatmeal Muffin Day

By Teresa Frankel / December 19, 2017

While some may consider muffins a part of the cupcake family, these tasty treats are an easy way to pack in flavor and nutrients! Today is Oatmeal Muffin Day and it’s time we give these warm treats their much deserved recognition. Oats are a nutrient dense whole-grain option.  This versatile food is a great source…

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