National Ice Cream Month
Jul03

National Ice Cream Month

I am a Registered Dietitian and I want you to eat ice cream. Go back and read that again if you need to. In honor of National Ice Cream Month, I thought this would be a good time to talk about why I say go ahead and eat that bowl of ice cream as a bedtime snack. I know that this is not consistent with what many people think a Registered Dietitian would say–especially when this blog is geared toward folks who need to watch sodium...

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17 Kidney Friendly Foods To Savor
Sep23

17 Kidney Friendly Foods To Savor

Are you “kidney conscious”? Because of what the Institutes of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health tell us, we all (especially people over 50) need to pay attention to kidney health.  One of the most important ways to be kidney conscious is to maintain a healthy weight.  Why?  Because one of the primary associations with Type 2 Diabetes is obesity.  Type 2 Diabetes and High Blood Pressure lead to kidney damage when they are...

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Smart Snacking For Weight Maintenance
Jun08

Smart Snacking For Weight Maintenance

By The Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health Snacks are often thought of as a no-no to those trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. We call them “guilty pleasures” and say we’re “sneaking a snack” as though snacking is a crime to be hidden. The true role of snacks is quite beneficial and nothing to feel guilty about, in fact, it may actually help the process along. Smart Snacking For Weight Maintenance Snacks can (and...

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