December 30th, 2016

A Year in Review

A Year in Review     Picture courtesy Wynand van  Niekerk at freeimages.com                                                                                                                                        by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team Want the scoop on ...

April 12th, 2016

Managing Your Day, According to Your Body’s Natural Clock

Managing Your Day, According to Your Body’s Natural Clock By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Whether or not you realize it, your body has its own natural clock it runs by, and we can either take action to support the clock or work against it. In this blog post, I'm going to explain what works against the clock and outline a sample schedule of how best we can support it. Working With the Clock There are three main ...

April 6th, 2016

Getting Your Children to Chill Out

Getting Your Children to Chill Out By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Kids are stressed out, and really, who can blame them? There's the pressure to do well in school; to juggle household chores, a social life and extracurricular activities; to fit in with classmates; and to handle all the issues that come with a changing body. Managing that stress is important for feeling good in the moment, and the future: A recent ...

March 24th, 2016

How Does Miley Cyrus Cope with Stress? Yoga!

How Does Miley Cyrus Cope with Stress? Yoga! Miley Cyrus photo courtesy Tricks Ware/Flickr Last week, Miley Cyrus posted four videos on her Instagram account showing herself doing various yoga poses. The videos garnered a lot of interest -- from thousands of likes from fans to New York Post coverage. These videos gave an inside peek into how one celebrity deals with the stress of a fast-paced life: "Gotta do yoga, not for ...

March 21st, 2016

What Kale Can Do For You — and Why It’s Anything But Boring

What Kale Can Do For You -- and Why It's Anything But Boring image via James Wilsher/freeimages.com by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD As you know, my philosophy is "eat kale and cupcakes." This being National Nutrition Month, I thought it would be a good time to look at the "kale" portion of my favorite phrase. We are all aware that kale is a nutritious food, but what kind of nutrition does it provide? Let's take a closer ...