Dietitians' Blog

Avocados + Heart Health

Posted on February 16th, 2018

February is American Heart Month and with heart disease topping the causes of deaths for Americans what better time than now to talk about some of those heart healthy foods!? While no one specific food is going to cause heart disease, no one specific is going to cure or prevent it either. Important lifestyle factors… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | February 16th, 2018

1. February is #NationalCannedFoodMonth! Canned foods are often inexpensive and make great additions to meals, smoothies, salads, and more! Tuna and salmon help complete a meal, fruit and veggies (spinach, anyone??) go great in smoothies, and beans make a great addition to salads. #FunFact: You can substitute 1/4c of Libby’s Pumpkin for an egg in your… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | February 14th, 2018

Heather’s Predicted Nutrition Trends for 2018

Posted on February 12th, 2018

This past fall I was able to attend FNCE, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual national Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. We will stick to just calling it FNCE for short…..  😆 Not only did I have the opportunity to attend several educational sessions from leadership to the future of food to farming… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | February 12th, 2018

For those of you new to my yoga adventures, I started participating in a weekly yoga class back in August. The concept of yoga was pretty foreign to me, so if you need some encouragement (or a good laugh) I highly recommend my previous blog post on the topic. As I look back on the… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | February 1st, 2018

Three Cheers for Oatmeal!

Posted on January 29th, 2018

  January is National Oatmeal Month. We thought what better way to celebrate than to compete in a national competition to promote oatmeal. Retail Dietitians Business Alliance and Quaker Oatmeal teamed up to encourage retail dietitians to promote oatmeal in meals and educate on its benefits. We created oatmeal videos and shared recipes. That is… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | January 29th, 2018

End of Year Whirlwind

Posted on January 10th, 2018

  It’s 2018… Can you believe it?  I will pause to take a breath with you.  Our year is underway in a BIG way, but I wanted to recap some of our happenings as we closed out the year. You may have noticed a change in our team dynamics.  Yes, we are now a team… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | January 10th, 2018

Ditch the New Year’s Resolutions

Posted on January 2nd, 2018

As we start 2018, millions of Americans are making New Year’s Resolutions to become a little bit healthier. We even make the same resolutions year after year. Did you know know that only 8% of Americans actually achieve their New Year’s resolution? YIKES! So why do we continue to make the same broken promises to… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | January 2nd, 2018

Dietitian Upgrade: Chips & Queso

Posted on December 26th, 2017

  In the land of holiday parties, fiestas, get-togethers, and more, you can always count on there being chips and dip. One of my favorite chips and dip combos is Tostitos Scoops and Velveeta with Ro-Tel! This year, though, I decided to change things up because I found my recipe from years past to be… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | December 26th, 2017

Hats Off to Pork and Dairy

Posted on December 11th, 2017

  So you might be wondering what made me think to do a series of ways to incorporate pork and dairy into a healthier diet… As a retail dietitian we are fortunate enough to be presented with opportunities to network with other dietitians and the food industry to educate ourselves. And in turn, we are… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | December 11th, 2017

Stress always seems to sneak its way into our lives during the rush of the holiday season. Whether it is stress over preparing the dozens of dishes for a bountiful holiday dinner, fighting the crowds for the perfect gift, whizzing around town (or even the country) to visit with friends and family, or the dread… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | December 7th, 2017