Food is Medicine

By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
On top of being a brilliant shade of red and absolutely delicious, pomegranates are loaded with beneficial compounds. Research is uncovering the many ways in which they help fight disease and optimize health. But before exploring how this fruit works to support the human body, let’s learn a…
By Amy Hebert
Contrary to popular belief, adopting a vegan lifestyle does not equate to being healthy. Honestly, we could eat chips, french fries, and gluten-free cookies all day every day and still be vegan! And since companies throw terms like organic, vegan, and…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
When it comes to making the best decision for you and your family, should you buy conventional or organic produce? The answer depends on many factors and it may not be black and white. Where do you live and what do you have access to? What is your…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
The holidays are fast approaching, and with it comes flu season. No one wants to ruin their holiday by catching a cold or the flu! One of the best ways to keep these infections away is to use food to strengthen your immune system. These five foods can be…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Juice is a staple in many diets, and juicing only continues to gain in popularity. Common health claims for drinking juice include cleansing/detoxifying, weight loss, boosting energy, and building a stronger immune system, among many others. While these claims may sound great, it is important to be informed…
By Eileen Boté
Eating right during pregnancy can be overwhelming and confusing, not to mention stressful, as new moms-to-be strive to have a healthy pregnancy and baby. And while the media and well meaning friends, and perhaps future dads, encourage soon-to-be-moms to eat for two, the ensuing 9 months is not…