National Nutrition Month: “Go Further With Food”


Welcome to March, otherwise known as National Nutrition Month®! While proper nutrition and healthy habits are always important, this month they’re in the spotlight. This post will follow this year’s NNM the theme of “Go Further With Food” and will leave you with helpful tips on how to go further with your own food choices right at home! Continue reading →

Petition to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – #RepealTheSeal

March is National Nutrition Month, but this isn’t a typical blog post, it is a call to action.

I am participating in the #RepealTheSeal campaign to show my disagreement with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ recent decision to allow the Kids Eat Right logo on food packaging. I invite my fellow colleagues and bloggers who share this opinion, or who support this campaign, to also post this Open Letter on their own blog, to sign the petition at, and/or to use #RepealTheSeal hashtag via social media.

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National Nutrition Month: Enjoy the taste of eating right


March is National Nutrition Month®, and this year’s theme is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.”

Nutrition should be an on-going discussion of education, healthy eating options, and access to healthy food.  Good nutrition is not about eating bland, boring, or unsatisfying food – actually it’s quite the opposite.  I would like to share the following article with you, courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which offers practical tips for boosting both the taste and nutrition of your meals… a “plate lift” as they call it:
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Gina Consalvo-Hassick, MA, RD, LDN, CDCES, NCC is a registered dietitian and is actively involved in various food and nutrition communities. She has counseled and assessed a wide range of patients and has experience in outpatient, inpatient, and consulting. Areas of specialization include weight management, eating disorders, and wellness nutrition.
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