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 ...

December 2nd, 2016

TM for Kids

TM for Kids Pic courtesy of CoraViral.com by Laura Cipullo and the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team Most people know David Lynch from his television show Twin Peaks, and films like Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive. However, quietly, over the years, he has also been an advocate, promoting Transcendental Meditation in schools, and among the homeless, veterans, and low-income families. According to Smithsonian ...

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 31st, 2016

Throwback Thursday: The Many Alternatives to White Pasta

Throwback Thursday: The Many Alternatives to White Pasta Photo by NYMetroParents.com By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Did you know there’s more to pasta than just white? Pasta comes in so many different types of varieties these days, allowing us to expand our flavor horizons. There's wheat-free soybean; Shirataki (an Asian pasta made from the root of the Amorphophallus Konjac plant); brown rice pasta; and buckwheat ...

March 6th, 2016

Self-Care Sunday: 5 Magazines That Won’t Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

Self-Care Sunday: 5 Magazines That Won't Make You Feel Bad About Yourself Image via Bjarte Kvinge Tvedt/freeimages.com By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD While magazines can be fun to read, it can be hard to find a magazine that doesn't make us feel bad about ourselves. Many focus on quick-fix diets or other extreme behaviors, rather than promoting overall well-being. Reading them can make you feel like ...