Carbohydrate Counting: Hispanic Foods List

Counting carbohydrate grams or servings at each meal can help you to control your blood glucose level throughout the day. The balance between the amount of carbohydrate you eat and the insulin within your body determines what your blood glucose... | Read More

Kidney Disease Diet for Patients Not on Dialysis

Approximately 14% of people in the United States have some stage of kidney disease.

Carbohydrate Counting: Asian Foods List

Carbohydrate counting can also help you to plan healthier and more balanced meals that contain a mix of carbohydrate, protein, and healthy fats with each meal and snack. Generally, meals and snacks that are lower in carbohydrates, will result in... | Read More

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements: Beneficial, Harmful or Waste of Money?

Although research supports various health benefits from eating fish several times each week, the latest findings on omega-3 fish oil supplements are mixed. Should RDs be recommending fish oil supplements? And if so, who might benefit and how... | Read More

Dietary Recommendations and Supplements for Women With PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common endocrine disorder, which affects between 6% to 20% of reproductive-age women worldwide. Women with PCOS are at increased risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease as they age.

How Diet, Supplements, and Adaptogenic Herbs Can Help You De-Stress

Supporting the body with a balanced diet, vitamins, and nutraceutical and herbal supplements can help most people better adapt to stressors and minimize the effects of stress on health

Fiber and Relief of Constipation

Constipation may have many causes, but generally, there are three main types of primary or idiopathic constipation.

Nutrition Prescriptions Should Also Include Exercise Recommendations

It is important to assess physical activity, and in patients who are not meeting the minimum weekly goal, include a specific recommendation as part of a patient’s nutrition plan or prescription.

Interstitium – a Newly Discovered Organ?

Researchers recently launched the idea the the interstitium, once believed to be dense collagen, are actually fluid-filled tunnels within the collagen and found in connective tissue.

Moo-ve Over Meat

No doubt by now, you have read about the Impossible Burger, a plant based GMO brainchild. This sandwich is vegan and made in a lab to mimic the meatiness and blood one gets from the real deal. 

Where’s the Protein? Best Sources for Omnivores, Vegetarians, and Vegans

Protein is needed for your body to work properly, to build and repair muscles, and to help keep you full until your next meal. While most people get adequate protein in their diet, much of it often comes at dinnertime.