Are You Ready for Monday Night Football?

Julie SAC Helmet

It's Monday in November. That means one thing: Monday Night Football. As America's sport, I'm not alone in my love of the game, along with all of the … [Read more...]

An RD’s Advice for Eating in the “Holiday Zone”

Eating Healthy during the Holidays

Here we are again—smack dab between holidays. Whatever December holiday you celebrate, you’re bound to still feel stuffed with turkey while wrapping … [Read more...]

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Healthy, Simple Thanksgiving Recipes: RDs Share Their Favorites

Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD, CSSD

My dietitian friend and co-author of Energy to Burn, Jenna A. Bell, PhD, RD, CSSD, blogs for Chicago Now.  She just finished a wonderful series of … [Read more...]

Turkey Day Alert: Cooks “Nibble” Away Meals’ Worth of Calories

Turkey with circle of different foods

One of the cool things about my job as a registered dietitian specializing in media is that I get the opportunity to do some fun TV segments from time … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Turkey…and Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Pie and Other Thanksgiving Faves

Snoopy Thanksgiving

It’s the time of year that I love—and hate. I love: A) Time off work; B) Time to sleep as much as I want, exercise as much as I want, see my family as … [Read more...]

Nutrition 101

Chalkboard and Apple

A few days ago I volunteered to teach a nutrition class to a group of 3rd and 4th graders in a Bronx public school.  I teamed up with a young chef, … [Read more...]

What RDs Really Eat

Brussel Sprouts

If you’re one of those people who think that RDs and nutritionists eat nothing but leafy greens and tofu all day, let me enlighten you. It’s not … [Read more...]