Mindful Eating Throughout the Holiday Season

Mindful Eating Throughout the Holiday Season

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN The holidays are approaching fast and this usually means more celebrations filled with extra sweets and treats. Given the current pandemic, this year will surely look different with less holiday parties and family gatherings. However, many...
Pregnancy Superfoods

Pregnancy Superfoods

Written by: Julia Bumpus, MS, RDN, LDN   Although pregnancy seems like a great time to eat for two and really indulge, but it’s actually more important than ever to optimize nutrition. Believe it or not, research suggests that healthy eating in the first 1000...
Meal Planning in the Virtual Learning Age

Meal Planning in the Virtual Learning Age

By Erin Decker, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES    Back-to-school is looking a little different these days. For many families in the Triangle, “back-to-school” now means back to the home office or the kitchen table. Gone are the days of school lunch and trendy lunch boxes,...
Fall in North Carolina – What’s in Season?

Fall in North Carolina – What’s in Season?

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN A new season has arrived! Many of us tend to enjoy fall because of the cooler temperatures and colorful leaves, but did you also know that fall is a wonderful time of year for seasonal produce? There are many benefits to buying seasonal...
Pumpkin: Seasonal Fad or Nutritional Powerhouse?

Pumpkin: Seasonal Fad or Nutritional Powerhouse?

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN Pumpkin season is upon us! It is impossible not to notice all the new pumpkin inspired products that are introduced to us as consumers every year, from pumpkin lattes to pumpkin Spam. Not only do pumpkins make fun decorations during the...
Thriving With Diabetes Virtual Classes

Thriving With Diabetes Virtual Classes

By Erin Decker, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE Can you cure diabetes? What’s the best diet for diabetes? Did I cause my diabetes? Will I always have to take medication? Whether you are newly diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for some time, chances are at least...