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 ...

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 ...

August 19th, 2017

Favorite Summer Meals to Eat Before Summer is Over

Favorite Summer Meals to Eat Before Summer is Over By Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team Summer is not over yet! Give some of a my favorite summer recipes a try! California Grilled Chicken (Recipe hint: Serve over Zoodles!) http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a53158/california-grilled-chicken-recipe/ Grilled Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa (Recipe Hint: Serve with ...