September 11th, 2018

Celebrities who regret dieting

Celebrities who regret dieting     Jennifer Lawrence picture by Gage Skidmore by the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Team Even though strides have been made in the body-positive movement, we still live, by and large, in a diet-happy culture. Women’s websites and magazines try to promote body positivity, but they also publish news about the latest fad diets with annoying regularity. Both types of articles ...

August 2nd, 2018

Better Your Balance (and More) with Tai Chi

Better Your Balance (and More) with Tai Chi   by the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Team Perhaps you’ve heard of tai chi, but don’t really know what it’s all about, or perhaps you do know what it’s all about, but don’t really understand the many ways it can benefit you. Maybe you even remember it from the Patrick Swayze film Road House.   Tai chi is a martial art, an elegant marriage of ...

June 3rd, 2018

Think Pink With Me This June!

Think Pink With Me This June! by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services What are you doing June 7? How does a life-changing night devoted to health and wellness sound, with some of the top names in the field (including yours truly)? I am so excited and honored to be a part of the The Pink Agenda -- TPA Talks, a one-night-only event about surviving breast cancer and science's tremendous fight ...

April 29th, 2018

The Truth about the BMI

The Truth about the BMI by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services   BMI is a term you might have heard of -- through either your doctor or a health article or maybe even your child’s teacher. If you don’t know what it is, the initials stand for Body Mass Index, and it is determined by making a calculation using your height and weight. The BMI categories are Underweight (any BMI less ...

March 29th, 2018

A surprising, drug-free way to help manage diabetes

A surprising, drug-free way to help manage diabetes   Image courtesy freeimages.com by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services Testing your blood sugar. Seeing the doctor. Getting exercise. Planning your meals. Taking oral medication. Using insulin. If you have diabetes, you're probably already familiar with the steps needed to keep you healthy. But have you ever considered mindfulness? As ...