• Questions about Soy Intake in children

    With the current interest and trend toward plant-based eating, I often get questions from both parents and health professionals about the role of soy foods in the diets of children.

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  • Strategizing for Sports Success

    What’s on your plate influences your performance! Sports nutrition has always been a passion of mine and I have worked with young athletes since my graduate school days at University

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  • Remaking Snacking Habits

    A winning strategy is to view snack time as a time to add more fruits and vegetables combined with smaller portions of protein and whole grains mixed in.

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  • Does My Young Athlete Need Supplements?

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child and teen athletes from the Portland metro area.  She has worked with all types of athletes from recreational

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  • Fueling For Sports Performance

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child, teen and young adult athletes.  She has worked with all types of athletes from recreational to elite

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Five Reasons to Go Nuts for Pistachios

Pistachios provide a powerhouse of nutrients that support healthy hearts, immune function, muscle building and more! Pistachios may be small, but they pack an oversized nutritional punch. Recently published studies have added to the reams of existing evidence that further show the myriad health benefits of these tiny green nuts. Here are five little-known facts about the health and nutritional

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Flavor your February with delicious heart-healthy Foods

Originally posted on Nutrition For Kids:
Celebrate American Heart Month with flavor-filled, colorful foods February is American Heart month, which is a great time to revisit your lifestyle habits and set goals?for adopting heart healthy habits. Heart disease remains the leading killer in the US for women and men alike. We also know that heart disease begins in childhood so…

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