Caring for a child, parent, or another family member that has a feeding tube can be challenging, both physically and mentally. There are many challenges that you will face and many emotional barriers that you will have to overcome, but they are all part of the crazy thing we call life. Many emotional blocks that … Continue reading Feeding Tubes & Emotional Roadblocks
Happy first day of Spring! The weather is getting warmer, everything is in bloom, and fresh fruits and vegetable are readily available at grocery stores, farmers markets, or in your back yard! Getting a variety of fruits and vegetables is the key to any healthy diet. Filling your meals with produce that is in-season provides … Continue reading What’s in Season this Spring?
What is the differences between folate and folic acid? Folic Acid is the synthetic form of folate, one of the B vitamins (B9). Folate is found naturally in foods whereas folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin added to foods that we already eat or taken in supplements. Countries across the world, including … Continue reading Nutrient Breakdown: Folate (Folic Acid)
As a dietitian, I love lists! That being said, one of my favorite parts of the New Year holiday are all of the list that come out of the top (insert anything here) of the year! Top songs, top books, most liked Instagram photos of the year – you get the picture. Whether they cover … Continue reading The Real Top Foods of 2017