In the midst of the chilly weather, The Whole U has you covered with easy, on-campus access to flu shots throughout fall. Despite flu shots being the most effective way to combat the flu, Registered dietitian Julia Marnadi shares some professional insight about fighting the flu with nutrition in this month’s edition of the RD blog.
The remaining flu shot dates is listed below with their respective campus location.
For more information on on-campus flu shots, read about it here.
UW Yoga Month is in full swing with this year's focus on inspiration and its connection to life, art, and nature. But what about yoga's connection to food? Registered Dietitian Melissa Montalto shares her professional insight in this following Yoga Month edition of the RD blog.
No matter what activities you do outdoors, it is important to always carry some healthy snacks. It is a shame to cut outing trips short just because there is a shortage of fuel and nutrients for your body. One of the most popular snacks is trail mix because of the advantages it offers.
While lighter fare and healthier eats come hand-in-hand with summer’s bounty, there is one area where can probably all improve in: hydration. Taking advantage of the lovely weather and activities, we are often just too busy to remember to fit in the number one nutrient needed by the body—water!
A few years ago, my patients kept telling me about how much they loved their Instant Pots. I thought it must just be another cooking fad. But I kept hearing rave reviews from folks young, old, foodies, novices, moms, and singles that told me it changed their lives. So last year I bought one to see what all the fuss was, and I did fall in love.
It combines a slow cooker, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker and yogurt maker all into one affordable appliance.
A snack by definition is a small amount of food eaten between meals. When most people talk about snack foods, they are often referring to packaged foods such as chips, cookies, crackers, or popcorn that you would find in the “snack foods” aisle at most grocery stores. Planned snacks can actually be a great opportunity to fill in the gaps of your diet with wholesome foods. Aiming for snacks between small meals has manybenefits: Decreased cravings – when going more than 5 hours without...
Have you ever wondered why strawberries in July tasted so good, or why apples in the fall tasted so much better than in other seasons? Winter is no different and there’s plenty of in-season produce to try at its freshest. Here are a few of my favorites:
November 14 is the World Diabetes Day! The World Health Organization (WHO) established World Diabetes Day in 1991 as an annual event for raising awareness in response to increasing numbers of diabetes cases around the world. November 14 was selected because it was the birth date of Frederick Banting who led to the discovery of insulin. As a diabetes educator, dietitian, and a person living with diabetes, I embrace this opportunity to raise awareness and to also provide you with some basic...