Nuts and More Nuts: Which Are Best For You?

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES Nuts are not just for squirrels; we have gone nuts over their excellent taste too. The crunchy bites furnish healthy monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats and supply fiber in each serving. And more than this, nuts have been shown to aid with heart protection which is Continue Reading

Enjoying a Hearty, Comforting Soup

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES You’re looking for warmth and comfort, and a bowl of soup sounds inviting. You also know you are working on limiting your sodium intake and that when you eat soup, you get hungry an hour later. What can you do to make this work? Having Continue Reading

What the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines Mean for PWD

by Grace Rivers, RDN, CDCES “Make every bite count with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans” is the call to action of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs).  First created in 1980 by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Health and Human Services (HHS), the guidelines are now Continue Reading