Dietitians' Blog

Ask Your Reasor’s Dietitian: Mushrooms

Posted on June 11th, 2018

Today’s question comes from Bayley: “What good are mushrooms? What nutritional value do they offer?” That is a great question, Bayley! Mushrooms are not only nutrient dense but they are also easy to incorporate into a lot of the meals you are already eating! Personally, they are one of my favorite vegetables and are something… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | June 11th, 2018

Food by the Trimester: 2nd Tri

Posted on June 1st, 2018

If you are reading this then hopefully you have made it to your second trimester and starting to feel more like yourself again! The second trimester is a favorite for most because instead of nausea and fatigue you are feeling hungry and energized, you can learn your baby’s sex, you will probably start to feel… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | June 1st, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Beans & Legumes

Posted on May 31st, 2018

Ever wonder why the beans in Jack and the Beanstalk are magic? Because they are indeed just that… MAGIC! Beans not only are a tasty protein addition to Mediterranean Diet Month, but they are magical for your health and your wallet. Learn about different types of beans, how they are beneficial and even some tasty… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 31st, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Cheese

Posted on May 25th, 2018

May is Mediterranean Diet Month, and this week we are focusing on cheese! While cheese is not consumed at every meal in the Mediterranean Diet, it sure makes a great snack to help reach three servings of dairy a day. There are several cheeses we can enjoy, but some of the cheeses specific to the… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 25th, 2018

Food by the Trimester: 1st Tri

Posted on May 18th, 2018

Congrats – you are expecting! Here is a quick run-down of some the things I found helpful during my first trimester and the dietary recommendations for expecting moms. CALORIES: At this point your baby is so small you don’t actually need any extra calories. As a dietitian and expectant mom I tried my best to… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 18th, 2018

Fats & The Mediterranean Diet

Posted on May 16th, 2018

Fear fats no more! For the longest time, foods were marketed as low fat or fat free – but that is a thing of the past. Fats are in and hopefully here to stay, thanks to the countless amount of research studies correlating a decreased risk for developing cardiovascular disease and death (things like heart… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 16th, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Seafood

Posted on May 11th, 2018

While red meat is limited on the Mediterranean Diet, seafood is actually encouraged. Try to eat seafood or fish two times weekly. These lean proteins allow for more of the fresh fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes and healthy fats to forge to the forefront of your diet. What is is the big deal about… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 11th, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Herbs

Posted on May 3rd, 2018

The Mediterranean diet places large emphasis on eating a variety of plant-based foods, including the consistent intake of vegetables. Vegetables provide fiber, and are rich in micronutrients, but have you ever considered the nutritional benefits of herbs? Herbs, like other leafy greens, are nutrient-dense with the added bonus of elevating the flavor of food. Truly,… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 3rd, 2018

With Earth Day quickly approaching we wanted to reflect on the ways we can help make an impact by just reducing food waste. Kerri, one of our dietetic interns, shows some simple and easy ways you can make small changes to make our planet a little more green and sustainable. Meal Planning Planning each meal… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | April 18th, 2018

The Best Tool for Healthy Eating

Posted on April 5th, 2018

It may seem a little outdated but sometimes the best things are things that are tried & true, like keeping a food diary. Ok, so this diary is a little different than that middle school diary you use to write in every night. One of my favorite things about a food diary is that it… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | April 5th, 2018