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 ...

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 ...

May 28th, 2016

When Your Diet Becomes a Disorder

When Your Diet Becomes a Disorder Image via Flickr/JoshWillis by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD and Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team The line between eating healthy and disordered eating can be a thin one. These days, there are all kinds of diets you can follow that advocate depriving yourself of certain foods, but a balanced diet is healthiest, unless you have an allergy to a certain food and have been told by ...

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 ...