Tagged: Nutrition Tips

Vitamin Supplement Advice from an Expert

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Image Source Flintstones Vitamins were all the rage growing up. While I didn’t understand why I had to take them, I figured vitamins must be very important if my mom was giving them to me. Flash forward to 2013, and nearly every day there seems to be a […]

5 Tips to Help You Stay Healthy Super Bowl Sunday

By: Sara Patterson & Stephanie Horton, Dietetic Interns, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center image source We love the big game just as much as you do! Follow these 5 tips to help you stay healthy this game day: 1. Eat! Don’t go to that game day party hungry, or you’re sure to be vulnerable to overeating!  […]

Is Your Sandwich a Big Mac in Disguise?

Whether you’re packing a picnic to bring to the beach or brown-bagging lunch for work, sandwiches are a lunchtime staple. While a sandwich can be a convenient, healthy option, it can also be chock full of unhealthy ingredients. To help avoid a nutrition downfall, Ashley Packer has some great tips for building a healthy sandwich […]

New Years Resolutions?

By Elizabeth Jarrard MS, RD Oh January 1st—the day when everyone swears to lose 5 lbs by January 5th, when gyms across the nation become suddenly jam-packed, and your best friend is swearing off chocolate. When was the last time you saw these New Years Resolutions followed through to September? Perhaps it’s because most of […]

Healthy Cooking on a Budget: Adding a Sprinkle of Nutrition to Holiday Baking

By Kelsey Michelsen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College The holiday season is in full swing and many of us will be spending time in the kitchen making our favorite desserts and dinners. Here are a few tips and tricks to help modify your favorite recipes to add nutrition and cut down on some of the added […]

Finals Frenzy: Don’t Forget Nutrition

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Will finals starting Monday, I know many of you will be studying hard this weekend – if you haven’t already. Just as effective study habits and adequate rest are important to passing your exams, proper nutrition is also essential to do well. Good nutrition provides us with the […]

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

By Sarah Butler, Registered Dietitian, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center Picture Source Want to celebrate Thanksgiving with lots of good food but not overindulge? This year, challenge yourself to a healthy Thanksgiving Day, from sunrise to sunset.  Here are some healthy steps: Don’t skip breakfast! “Saving” calories for the Thanksgiving meal by eliminating your morning can […]

What’s In a Title?

By Kelli Swensen, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Picture Source With so many people claiming to be nutrition experts these days it can be confusing to know who to listen to. To help you make a better judgment about whether or not to follow someone’s advice, we recommend looking at their title. Registered Dietitian Often abbreviated […]

Time To Work Out! Healthy Pre-Exercise Snacks

By Clara Gordon, Dietetic Intern, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center image source Snacking can be an important nutrition strategy for anyone seeking to maintain adequate energy throughout their day.  In the popular press, snacking, grazing, or any other word denoting an occasion to nosh between meals has fallen in and out of vogue depending upon the […]

Healthier Halloween: Keep Your Costume the Scariest Part of Your Night

By Alli Mars, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Dentists’ least favorite day of the year is upon us…Halloween. It’s a day full of fun costumes and plenty of sweets and treats. Everyone loves to go candy crazy on Halloween but we have some tips to make this day a little less sugar filled but still just […]