Risk of homelessness, unemployment and poverty are higher in the transgender population as well, which puts them at risk for food insecurity.
With the recent release of the 2020 US Dietary Guidelines, this year’s theme of National Nutrition Month all about “personalizing your plate.”
The USDA and HHS recently released the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These science-based recommendations provide guidance about what and how much to eat to meet nutrient needs for health, and to prevent chronic disease.
Lisa Andrews MEd, RD, LD, discusses the many benefits of yoga, including stress and anxiety reduction, mindful eating, and effects on sleep, blood pressure, digestion, and overall quality of life.
Anne Danahy, MS, RDN, writes about the symptoms of depression, the current literature that supports a healthy diet for reducing depressive symptoms, and how improving one’s diet can go a long way toward managing symptoms of depression.
People with diabetes often ask whether diets that restrict animal protein are a good choice for managing blood sugar, or are they too high in carbohydrates? Here’s a look at some current research and recommendations for patients regarding vegetarian and vegan diets.
Food trends come and go. One year, kale is the latest food in the culinary spotlight, being added to smoothies, salads and sold as chips. The next, avocados are America’s sweetheart. While both of these super foods are still in style and highly sought after, a few other ingredients and trends are making their way to your local grocery. Here’s a review of the top 5 latest food trends to look out for.
Nutritionists are well aware that diet influences health and well-being. So, it should come as no surprise that research on how well the brain functions with age, also points to the importance of a healthy diet.
It’s no coincidence that Men’s Health month coincides with Father’s Day in June. It’s a perfect time of year to celebrate the favorite men in your life. June also follows Memorial Day-the official kick off of grilling season!
In this commentary published in partnership with Dietician Pros, Anne Danahy, MS, RDN, discusses the many (non-cardiovascular) benefits of following a Mediterranean diet.