By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
I have been a long-time participant and passionate follower of the environmental movement. When I was considering my major in college, I was torn between nutrition and environmental science. I ultimately chose to study nutrition because I knew what we choose to eat has such an impact (positive…
By Ashley Barile
Aahhh, to be a kid again! The great news is that you can be.I absolutely love reminiscing about my childhood. It never gets old talking about my favorite movies, games, vacations and foods from that time in my life. When I have these conversations, I feel lighter. My…
By Doreen Soha
Millions of people suffer with anxiety, so what do you do when one of them is your own child?  My eldest son has suffered with anxiety for most of his life. It showed up as separation anxiety when he was small and escalated into a real issue after…
By Kristin Boyt
As a Functional Medicine practitioner, I often utilize a tool called the “Matrix.”  It serves as a roadmap to organize and tell the pertinent parts of a patient’s story and demonstrates how all of the systems within the body are interconnected.
By Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ
Every time I see parents hosing the family down with antibacterial wipes, I wince a little, because in their pursuit of a squeaky clean lifestyle, they’re also stripping off the beneficial bacteria that can help keep our guts and brain healthy and happy! While it’s unlikely that I’ll be able…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s no secret that eating healthy can be pricey. Our nutrition intern Wendy Gans is no stranger to the reality that eating healthier can be expensive.  The good news, is that there are lots of tips and tricks that can make it much more affordable.  We worked together…