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Starchy Grains. What are they?

By Sandra Gultry | August 17, 2017

Carbohydrates are one of the main sources of energy for the body and the preferred source of energy for the brain. There are three types of carbohydrates: sugars, starches and fiber. Starches and fiber are […]

Myth Buster: Milk Consumption does not lead to Mucus Production or Asthma.

By Sandra Gultry | August 1, 2017

The belief has been held for years that milk causes mucus formation, although the few studies on this topic have failed to demonstrate any effect of milk on mucus production. Many people confuse the temporary, […]

What are the Key Elements of Healthy Eating Patterns?

By Sandra Gultry | July 17, 2017

This is a common question. The good news is eating healthier is not complicated or expensive! Below are 5 high level guidelines with more details to follow. #1 Follow a healthy eating pattern across the […]

Almond Milk vs Cow’s Milk: The Mis-Guided Message – Part I (Why Dairy?)

By Sandra Gultry | June 14, 2017

Many people drink almond milk (including rice milk) as a dairy replacement/alternative to cow’s milk. Other than being fortified with calcium, almond milk is nutrient poor and only offer 1 gram of protein. The truth of the […]

Starchy Grains. What are they?

By Sandra Gultry | May 14, 2017

Carbohydrates are one of the main sources of energy for the body and the preferred source of energy for the brain. There are three types of carbohydrates: sugars, starches and fiber. Grains are just one […]

March IS National Nutrition Month

By Sandra Gultry | March 1, 2017

“Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for NNM 2017 which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices. Making small changes during National Nutrition […]

Pears: A Nutritious Fall and Winter Fruit – Part II

By Sandra Gultry | January 29, 2017

Pear season is late fall into winter season.  As a fresh fruit, pears are often overlooked or saved for the special occasion tart or spot on the cheese platter.  Pears have nutritious benefits that deserve […]

Pears: A Nutritious Fall and Winter Fruit – Part I

By Sandra Gultry | January 14, 2017

Pear season is late fall into winter season.  As a fresh fruit, pears are often overlooked or saved for the special occasion tart or spot on the cheese platter.  Pears have nutritious benefits that deserve […]

HOLIDAY EATING

By Sandra Gultry | November 1, 2016

Not about what you “Can’t eat” The good news is, this holiday edition is not about what you “can’t eat” or “shouldn’t eat” during this time of the year. This holiday edition IS about: 1. […]

9 Reasons to Reach Your Weight-Loss Goals

By Sandra Gultry | August 30, 2016

How many times have you said “I really need to lose this weight!”. However, the motivation to lose the weight is not on board! Well, weight-loss motivation is all about keeping specific benefits in mind. […]

What’s the Deal with MSG?

By Sandra Gultry | July 12, 2016

Most of us are familiar with four basic tastes: sweet, sour, salty and bitter. There is one more ‘Umami’. Pronounced oo-mom-me. Umami means ‘delicious’ in Japanese. Where did Umami come from? It begins with Glutamate […]

The Alkaline Diet: Does PH affect Health and Wellness?

By Sandra Gultry | June 13, 2016

What is “The Alkaline Diet” anyone? Is the any validity in the “Acid-Alkaline” balance? In a nutshell, the Alkaline Diet promotes fruits and vegetables (alkaline foods) and discourages meat, dairy and processed foods (acidic foods).  […]

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

By Sandra Gultry | May 7, 2016

Do you think you have a Milk Allergy? Do you think you have a Milk Intolerance? What’s the difference??? A milk allergy is a negative response to the protein in milk. A milk allergy is […]

Tips to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain!

By Sandra Gultry | December 1, 2015

It is that time of the year – the Holiday season!!! This is a time to spend with family, friends, take a mental detox from work and partake in some good eating. Many feel it […]

Is Gluten-Free the Healthier Way to Eat?

By Sandra Gultry | October 1, 2015

More and more individuals are taunting “gluten-free” as one their means of eating healthier. Is this necessary? Is this accurate? What do you think? What is Gluten? Where it Found? Let’s first define what gluten […]

100% Fruit Juice – Setting the Record Straight….

By Sandra Gultry | August 1, 2015

What is your position…. Does 100% Fruit juice have too much sugar? Does 100% Fruit juice cause weight gain? Is 100% Fruit juice one of the reasons behind the obesity epidemic, responsible for heart disease […]

What Processed Foods Really Means….

By Sandra Gultry | June 1, 2015

In a nutshell, processed food has a bad reputation.  Processed food is blamed for the cancer, allergies, the obesity epidemic, high blood pressure, Diabetes, and other negative health outcomes. The question is what is your […]

Lifestyle Changes

By Sandra Gultry | May 1, 2015

Changing your lifestyle and eating habits is not always an easy task.  Here are a EASY few tips to help get your started: Make gradual changes by setting short-term and reward yourself with things other […]

Eating Right does not have to be Complicated…

By Sandra Gultry | April 1, 2015

Begin by gradually incorporating a healthy eating plan into your daily routine.  A few tips to help get you started: Emphasize fruit, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat or fat-free milk and other dairy products Include […]

Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle

By Sandra Gultry | March 2, 2015

March is National Nutrition Month In celebration of 2015 National Nutrition Month theme, “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle”, Registered Dietitians near and far are encouraging everyone to adopt eating and physical activity plans that are […]

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