Food is Medicine - Page 2 of 8

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…
By Adonica Nichols, LPN
I’ve struggled with my weight for many years. I tried every diet that came out only to lose some weight and gain it right back a couple months later. I tried exercise, which helped some, but I still found I felt bloated and my fingers and joints were…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
It’s not surprising that weight loss is a common topic of conversation, considering 2 out of every 3 adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese. The annual revenue of the weight loss industry is $20 billion and there are about 108 million people in the U.S. who…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Iron is a key nutrient in the body that’s needed to keep you feeling awake, strong, and capable of charging through your day. How does one mineral do so much? Iron helps to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen between the lungs and…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
Scientists continue to uncover the far-reaching benefits of the microbes in our gut. As a result, people are turning to probiotics as a way to support the health of their gut, immune system, and much more. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, probiotics are…