Nutrition-wise blog

  • Aug. 21, 2013

    FDA defines 'gluten-free'

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. A new regulation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines the term "gluten-free" and how it may be used on food labels. 24 comments
  • Aug. 14, 2013

    Is the family dinner a thing of the past?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Don't give up on the family dinner. Eating together as a family at least three times a week has important health benefits. 7 comments
  • Aug. 07, 2013

    Calling all gardeners: Preserve your harvest

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Are you sad to see the end of the gardening season approaching? Do yourself a favor and preserve some of your harvest now to enjoy later. 24 comments
  • July 31, 2013

    Enjoy summer's bounty but don't neglect food safety

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. As tempting as that fresh produce looks, don't take a bite before you give it a good wash to remove dirt and bacteria. 4 comments
  • July 25, 2013

    Sports nutrition basics

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Thinking about tackling a marathon or triathlon? First, check out these sports nutrition tips to optimize your training and performance. 2 comments
  • July 16, 2013

    Summer salads

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Don't settle for the same old greens topped with a blob of dressing. Get creative with these tips. 12 comments
  • June 26, 2013

    Summer food safety tips

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Love picnics and cooking outdoors? Don't forget these food safety tips.

    5 comments
  • June 20, 2013

    Nutrition info may soon appear on alcohol containers

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Do you know how many calories are in a bottle of beer? New rules may mean that you'll be able to answer that question via a nutrition label on the package. 2 comments
  • June 04, 2013

    Get sandwich savvy with these tasty tips

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. The sandwich can be the foundation of the perfect meal — when you make it with these tips in mind. 8 comments
  • May 25, 2013

    Restaurants get on board with gluten-free cooking

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. More chefs are learning about celiac disease and adding gluten-free items to their menus. 3 comments
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