Friday, August 5, 2016
Did you know that only one in three children are physically active every day? Making matters worse, nearly one-third of high school students play video or computer games for an average of three or more hours on an average school day. Three or more hours!
Friday, June 24, 2016
We may all scream for ice cream, but it’s time to start saying yay for yogurt. Yogurt shops are popping up all across the country, and for good reason. Yogurt is a tasty treat that can help you get the nutrients you need every day. When was the last time you could say that about other desserts?
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The eternal question in my household: What’s for dinner? At the end of a long day, getting to the grocery store simply doesn’t happen. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I know the value of having a fridge stocked with healthy foods.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Improve what you eat and focus on being active: Two simple ideas from the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the science-based advice that helps all of us make choices that add up to better nutrition and lifelong w
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Even though it isn’t getting cold just yet, looking ahead to cooler temperatures and planning your workout and nutrition strategy in advance will help you stay on track!
Friday, July 3, 2015
For me, my family and my friends, a traditional July 4th cookout every year is a must. Though many holidays can often lead to unhealthy food options, your July 4th celebration doesn’t have to weigh you down. Here are four recipes for the fourth that focus on fruits, veggies and dairy.
Monday, March 2, 2015
5 Things You May Not Know About Us
Monday, March 2, 2015
Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the U.S. As a radiologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, I see the toll it takes on my patients and their families every day.
Monday, September 15, 2014
In Kindergarten, kids learn to identify one coin from another. But it’s much harder learning the value of those coins. Of course, the quarter is the holy grail of the piggy bank (or the couch cushion), but what can you really buy with a quarter?
Monday, September 8, 2014
I love summer – spending time with my kids going swimming, bike riding, traveling, and hearing about how much fun they have at camp while not stressing about homework. But, admittedly, I don’t mind the return to school – and the regular hum of the school routine that comes with it.