May 30th, 2017

The Evolving Meaning of Yoga

What does YOGA mean to Me? And Soon, You? Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD Yoga can be exercise, quiet time, meditation, breathing, practicing kindness and compassion, a lifestyle, a way to turn inward and listen. It can be whatever the individual makes of it. My personal experience of yoga has changed from my very first class in the fall of 1994 through this present day. I am sharing my journey in hopes that you, the reader ...

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 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 ...

March 28th, 2016

The Role of Diet in Breast Cancer

The Role of Diet in Breast Cancer image via Steve Snodgrass/Flickr by Rebecca Weiss For those of us with cancer, food is not the enemy. I was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in May 2014. I, like many newly diagnosed women, wondered what I could have done to prevent the cancer, because I couldn’t imagine it just happened for no reason. Then, all of those health segments on the TODAY Show and headlines on medical ...

March 21st, 2016

What Kale Can Do For You — and Why It’s Anything But Boring

What Kale Can Do For You -- and Why It's Anything But Boring image via James Wilsher/freeimages.com by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD As you know, my philosophy is "eat kale and cupcakes." This being National Nutrition Month, I thought it would be a good time to look at the "kale" portion of my favorite phrase. We are all aware that kale is a nutritious food, but what kind of nutrition does it provide? Let's take a closer ...