Foods of Europe

By Kate Egan / March 23, 2018

Ciao! This National Nutrition Month was extra special because I had the privilege of traveling abroad for the first time to Italy, Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. As a soon-to-be RD, one of the most exciting parts of the trip of course was being able to try different cuisines and experience food traditions across the pond!…

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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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Go Further with Food: Reducing Food Waste

By Rebecca Perkins / March 10, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month®, which is probably the best month ever (besides all months during fall). National Nutrition Month gives nutrition professionals a chance to geek out about all things nutrition and food. When the word nutrition is used in daily conversation, the immediate reaction is to think about food and diet. However, as…

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So, What is the Ketogenic Diet?

By Amanda Izquierdo / January 24, 2018

Recently, the ketogenic (or keto) diet has gained popularity as the newest weight loss strategy by following a low carb, high fat eating pattern. But, the diet is actually nothing new. Since the 1920s, this diet has been used as a dietary intervention to help control seizures in those with epilepsy. But due to the…

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Feedspot Award

By Michelle Phan / December 1, 2017

Happy December! I’ve got some exciting news to share with you. The Eat Right Chicago blog has been selected by Feedspot as one of the Top 100 Chicago Blogs! These blogs were ranked based on Google reputation, influence and popularity, quality and consistency, and an expert review. Our members represent a wide variety of practice…

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