Eat for the Sake of Your Eyes

by Mia Syn, M.S., R.D. Many of us know that adding carrots into the diet, is good for our eyes. What we may not realize is that there is a plethora of food and nutrients that can help keep vision sharp and slow the natural decline that occurs with age. Some of these nutrients include antioxidants…

Your Brain Health Nutrition Guide: What You Should Know

by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD Your brain: it helps command everything you do. It powers digestion, circulation, breathing and thinking. It controls your body movements and emotions. Parts of your brain and nervous system help release chemical messengers that give you signals that it is time to eat, that you are thirsty, that you are…

Common Misconceptions about Supplements

In our last article, we talked about the difficulties of meeting recommended guidelines for essential nutrients. “Even if you follow a healthy diet, a busy lifestyle can make it difficult to obtain the recommended amounts of vitamins and minerals from food alone,” says Elizabeth Somer, a leading registered dietitian and author of several books, including…

On-The-Go Healthy Snacks

Healthy eating does not happen without a little planning and dedication. Avoid rushing around in the morning or having to grab take out for lunch and take a few minutes before bed each evening to plan your meals and snacks for the following day. You can rest easy knowing you’ll be all set to make…

Support your immunity through the winter months

The winter season also means germ season, which can lead to pesky colds that leave you feeling miserable. Help support your immunity through these five nutrients: Probiotics Probiotics are found naturally in yogurt, which will give your kids the support they need to help their natural defenses against the challenges of the cold season and…