Hydration: Keep it up during hot summer months!

As we’re rolling into the Dog Days of summer, we need to remember to keep hydrated. Not everyone needs the same amount of fluid each day. Fluid requirements are based on your individual weight. There are many ways to calculate how much fluid you require, but the fastest and easiest method is to take your […]

March is National Nutrition Month®

Q:  What is special about National Nutrition Month®? A:  “Put Your Best Fork Forward”! National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education campaign created every year in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March we focus on the importance of making informed food choices. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is […]

Turmeric: What’s all the interest?

Q: What can you tell me about Turmeric? A: Tons of interest in Turmeric! Turmeric is a bright yellow aromatic powder used mostly in Indian cooking. It’s a member of the ginger family and is the key ingredient in curry. Turmeric has been used throughout history mainly as a condiment, but has also been used […]

Nutrition Q&A: 17 Healthy Tips for 2017

Q:  I’m always a bit overwhelmed with New Year good intentions, but how can I follow through ? A:  17 Tips for 2017! With the arrival of the New Year, I challenge everyone to focus on positive things you can do for your health. New Year’s resolutions tend to be the same every year–eat healthier, lose weight, exercise, […]