Wondering how to make a career change to become a dietitian? It's not as difficult or as scary as you think! I'm excited to share my top career-change advice with you. I'm so glad I went looking for a career change, because getting an RD degree was one of the best things I ever did for my professional self.
Interested in becoming a registered dietitian? Wondering what can you do with a nutrition degree? Being a media RD may be your dream job! See my tips for why being a media dietitian is one of the best health careers out there.
Cherries are about to be in season, so take advantage of their immunity-boosting vitamin C and disease-fighting antioxidants. Jenny McCoy, pastry-chef instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, in New York City, offers suggestions and tips to simplify your shopping and cooking. Originating in the Pacific Northwest, this slightly firm deep-red gem is a common commercially sold cherry. It’s sweet with a slight tartness, and it’s available now through early August.
Let's talk breakfast. It is, of course, my favorite meal. But sometimes it can get a little monotonous. When this happens, I like to get creative and switch up my go-to options. My most recent swap: sweet potatoes for toast. It's the perfect base for any sweet or savory topping! Sweet Potato Toast Recipes That Will Change Breakfast Forever
Heart Health Month is here! Hooray. This cause is near to my heart, since both sides of my family have a history of heart disease. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I like to create yummy recipes that also happen to be heart healthy. (What kind of RD would I be if I didn’t?)
By now, you've probably determined that you can't eat the same way in your 30s, 40s, and beyond as you did when you were 18. But what should you be eating as you get older? Are there certain foods that will help you stay trim and fit? Certain ones that will help you age better?
When it comes to weight loss, I get so many questions about diet fads and trends. One recent hot topic: lemon water. Will it help you meet your weight-loss goals? Maybe. But probably not in the way you think, so read on! Does Lemon Water Work for Weight Loss?
Even though I grew up in Florida, I've lived in the northeast for almost a decade now. And I'm still amazed at how cold it gets this time of year! While cold weather might lead us to think of comfort foods, those foods don't have to be high in calories or fat: Nutritious foods like spaghetti squash and pomegranate can be oh so comforting.
Garlic is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with—I love adding minced garlic to stir-fries and veggie dips, and garlic powder to casseroles and pasta dishes. On top of its great taste, garlic provides some pretty awesome health benefits. It helps lower blood pressure and may lower the risk of certain cancers. Of course, before loading all my recipes with this super ingredient, I always consider the dreaded after-garlic breath.
With a little planning, you can enjoy the holidays while also keeping the pounds off (and maybe even losing a few, too). Yes, you can lose weight this holiday season! See what advice I give in this ReadersDigest.com article. Need some help in cooking at home? See my thoughts on Hello Fresh meals.