By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
You might have asked yourself, “What’s up with this “green living” trend and why should I swap my house cleaners, body care products, and other chemicals with cleaner alternatives?” Well, it’s estimated that the average adult carries at least 700 toxins in their body and that…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
Is Your Perfect Lawn Making You Sick? As a breast cancer survivor, I know firsthand how devastating the diagnosis of cancer is. So when I pass by signs warning to “Keep off Lawn for 24 Hours” because of the application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, I get upset.
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
It’s my favorite time of year again – spring!  Those first sweet smells in the warmer air and the light of longer days lift my spirits like nothing else, especially after a long, cold winter in the northeast.  As a Nutritionist, this time of year always renews my commitment to…
By Deborah Phillips, MS, LDN, CHES
We are entering the time of year when food takes on all kinds of new and different meanings. It is often a time of excess – too much food, too much fun. It is fraught with emotions, good and bad, and it is filled with traditions. All of this…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
In the pursuit of health, many of us get lost in the details. There are a seemingly endless number of guidelines on what, when and how much we should be eating. In a desperate attempt to keep up with the rapid pace at which health and nutrition information…
By Jiori Orfanos, RN
Believe it or not, our emotions are powerful enough to cause calculable changes in our physiology.  The mind-heart-body connection is so strong that we can actually physiologically impact those around us … true story – here’s how… The heart is often thought to beat with perfect regularity; however,…