Thanksgiving, the Eating Holiday: How to Cope

For many folks Thanksgiving can be a holiday of overeating a little too much and even perhaps the beginning of a few pounds of weight gain between November and the New Year.  We hear about the topic of holiday weight gain and how to combat this from just after Halloween through January – at least.… Continue reading… Thanksgiving, the Eating Holiday: How to Cope

Robyn’s Monthly Morsel: Great Recipe Sources

Where can you find the best, most authentic food and nutrition information on the web and in your mailbox?  Here are two places: Food & Nutrition Magazine and FoodandNutrition.org http://www.foodandnutrition.org This magazine is published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and is first rate. Hear from many other RDN’s, read new recipes, learn about new… Continue reading… Robyn’s Monthly Morsel: Great Recipe Sources

What are GMO’s? How to make an informed decision on consumption for yourself and your family.

This year at the FNCE conference, one of the mainstays in walking through the expo were foods that are gluten free and GMO (genetically modified ingredients) free. When I first attended FNCE twenty years ago we were in the midst of the fat free era. Many of the products touted their fat free labels. Some products… Continue reading… What are GMO’s? How to make an informed decision on consumption for yourself and your family.

Robyn’s Monthly Morsel

The Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo included a large exhibitor’s room to sample new and tried true food brands. Below are 5 that caught my attention for taste, nutrition, and ease.   Orgain – Some of my clients look for weight gain products or shakes as a quick go to. Usually I recommend Ensure or Carnation… Continue reading… Robyn’s Monthly Morsel

Clarifying Gluten & Fiber – Why taking in less gluten may impact your health and fiber intake

This summer I was extremely privileged to attend a Wheat Safari sponsored by the Wheat Foods Council, with 25 other food and nutrition professionals in the plains of North Dakota.  My colleagues included prominent food and nutrition bloggers, academics from major universities across the country, newspaper editors and broadcast journalists. We were chosen as important… Continue reading… Clarifying Gluten & Fiber – Why taking in less gluten may impact your health and fiber intake