• Peanut Power!

    Peanuts and peanut butter have always been among my very favorite foods and for a time, nearly my entire source of sustenance! I was recently invited by The Peanut Institute

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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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  • 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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  • 10 Steps To Eating Green

    Happy Earth Day! Better health, a safer food supply, and a more sustainable environment all result from making conscious choices about food and eating. The principles of eating green run

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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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