Astronauts, Gravity, and Hand Stands

 
“Did you always know you wanted to work in nutrition?” “Have you always been interested in food?” “When did you first take an interest in food as it relates to the human body?” All of these are questions I have been asked, but for none of which I ever had a specific answer – until recently.
Have you ever had the sensation of a memory come rushing back to you from absolutely nowhere? Well this happened to me a… read more “Astronauts, Gravity, and Hand Stands”

Is Kombucha Nutritious?

With emerging research regarding the importance of the microbes in and on our bodies collectively known as the microbiome, probiotic foods such as kombucha are gaining popularity among health and wellness gurus and the general public alike.

Before we dive into answering this question, what exactly is kombucha?

Kombucha is a fermented beverage made with tea (most commonly black tea), sugar, and live, active bacteria and yeast cultures (probiotics). If you’ve never had it, unflavored kombucha as a vinegary… read more “Is Kombucha Nutritious?”

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, and He’s Stopping at Reasor’s

This holiday season, Santa Claus decided to pay a special visit to many of our Reasor’s stores to see for himself who’s been naughty or nice. You’ll find Santa roaming the store and passing out candy canes to children who have been extra good this year. Make sure and bring your camera so you and your kiddos can get a FREE picture with Santa.
Here is Santa’s schedule:
Saturday, November 25th

71st & Lynn Lane Broken Arrow 9am… read more “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, and He’s Stopping at Reasor’s”

Reasor’s Kicks Off the 2017 Food 2 Families Campaign Benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

Beginning Nov. 15th, Reasor’s customers can choose to donate to the Annual Food 2 Families Campaign benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. There are three ways you can support this great initiative.

Purchase non-perishable food items and drop them in the donation bins in the store.
Purchase a pre-made sack of the most needed items for $15. The pre-made sacks are filled with much needed items and bundled at a 10% discount from original retail price.
Pick up… read more “Reasor’s Kicks Off the 2017 Food 2 Families Campaign Benefiting the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma”

Dig with a Dietitian – Fall Recap

The air is a little colder, the nights come a little sooner, and the leaves are falling…. which can only mean that we are coming to an end for fall and our Dig with a Dietitian classes (we will be back in 2018).
These classes were a new venture in 2017 starting as a pilot in September. As a dietitian it is obvious that I love food but I truly do love learning everything about our food like where it… read more “Dig with a Dietitian – Fall Recap”

Reasor’s Helps Kickoff the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

Every year the Christmas season brings many traditions, and one familiar sight is the cheery Salvation Army bell ringers collecting change in bright red kettles. The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Fundraiser will kick off this year on Friday, November 10th. On this day, Reasor’s will match all donations from 10 am to 7 pm, up to $5,000. Salvation Army bell ringers will be at 15 Reasor’s locations, excluding Tahlequah, Claremore and Langley, throughout this Christmas season.
Last year,… read more “Reasor’s Helps Kickoff the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign”

September & October are Gone: What Now?

As we are now into our Eat Right Feel Great series of Diabetes, we have said goodbye to our series of Gluten Free.  September and October brought lots of community involvement for your Reasor’s Registered Dietitians… here is a little recap.
Media Stars What? 
We saw an increase in televised presence. Hayden brought us information on prebiotics and probiotics and educated on the popular gut microbiome. Sydney busted the myth that healthy shopping was only limited to the outside of… read more “September & October are Gone: What Now?”

Diabetes Myths (An Intern’s Perspective)

More than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes, and 1.5 million more Americans are diagnosed every year. Despite the prevalence of diabetes, myths about it still exist, so let’s take a look at a few and clear the air!

MYTH #1 You can’t eat carbohydrates if you have diabetes.
Actually, you can! It’s all about moderation. Be aware of the amount of carbs per serving as discussed in your diabetes education class, and pair your carbs with a… read more “Diabetes Myths (An Intern’s Perspective)”

Reasor’s Pink for the Cause Raises over $11,000 for the Tulsa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen

During the month of October, for the eighth year in a row, all Reasor’s locations went Pink for the Cause for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Special displays were posted and fundraising efforts were launched company-wide making it possible for our customers to raise $11,110.10 for the Tulsa Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
During the campaign, customers stopping by Reasor’s stores could purchase a special reusable bag contributing 100% of the proceeds or pick up a donation… read more “Reasor’s Pink for the Cause Raises over $11,000 for the Tulsa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen”

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, and He’s Stopping at Reasor’s

This holiday season, Santa Claus decided to pay a special visit to many of our Reasor’s stores to see for himself who’s been naughty or nice. You’ll find Santa roaming the store and passing out candy canes to children who have been extra good this year. Make sure and bring your camera so you and your kiddos can get a FREE picture with Santa.
Here is Santa’s schedule:
Saturday, November 25th

71st & Lynn Lane Broken Arrow 9am… read more “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, and He’s Stopping at Reasor’s”