December 14th, 2016

Bone Broth: Should You Dig It?

Bone Broth: Should You Dig It? Image via FreeImages.com/Jean Scheijen by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team   As we head in to 2017, bone broth continues to lead the food trends. Wonder what it is? Is it really worth braving the farmer’s market in these cold temperatures for the expensive bones? Let’s navigate the what, the claims and the nutritional value as evidenced by research. What is bone ...

November 17th, 2016

Helping Teens Get Over Overeating

Helping Teens Get Over Overeating By Andrea Wachter, LMFT   Being a teen is not easy—having to navigate friendships, family, love interests, school, homework, hormones and future goals. And as if all that wasn’t enough, today’s teens have to contend with constant images and messages on social media, telling them how they should look, eat, exercise and feel. Many teens simply aren’t equipped to handle the ...

October 29th, 2016

Feeding and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Feeding and Autism Spectrum Disorders By: Courtney Darsa, RDN, CDN   Diagnoses for autism have become more prevalent in the past decade.  While autism itself is known to be a disorder that involves issues with social interaction, communication, and behavioral challenges, there are other problems that autism can present.  Something you may not know that goes along with autism is the possibility of a child having ...

July 1st, 2016

Ice Cream, Brownies, and Sweets, OH MY!

Ice Cream, Brownies, and Sweets, OH MY! by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN Like I’ve said before, I’m kind of sensitive to the idea of categorizing foods as either “good” or “bad,” not just because I specialize in eating disorders as a professional RD, but also because—on a personal level—I too once restricted myself from sweets and seemingly evil foods. (Really, who hasn’t at some point in their ...

May 17th, 2016

Throwback Tuesday: Raising a Child to Love Their Body

Throwback Tuesday: Raising a Child to Love Their Body Image via Rafal Klermacz/Flickr by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD and Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team Our feelings about our body may be formed at an early age, and sometimes quite negatively. The National Eating Disorders Association found that 40 to 60 percent of kids 6 through 12 are already worried about how much they weigh, and 70 percent would like to ...