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 ...

January 17th, 2017

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience

Creating a Body-Positive Social Media Experience   by Laura Cipullo and the Whole Nutrition Services Team There are many positive aspects to social media -- making new friends, expanding community, learning about subjects you care about, and getting various perspectives on the news. But unfortunately, as most of us are aware by now, there is a darker side. Every day there seems to be another story about online ...

January 9th, 2017

New-Trition: These 10 healthy trends—and four recipes—will inspire you to mix it up!

New-Trition: These 10 healthy trends will inspire you to mix it up! Check out Lisa's contribution to the January/February issue of Women's Running Magazine! Read rest of the article here: New-Trition ...

December 22nd, 2016

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season

Throwback Thursday: Entertain the Concept of Health this Holiday Season   The holidays are almost here! I thought now would be the perfect time to revisit an older blog post about how to celebrate without thinking about your weight and instead just enjoying the present -- all the happiness, family and great food that comes with the holiday season. Read on for my tips on how to celebrate health and holidays during ...

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 ...