Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

JuicePlus+ provides health benefits

http://jwhittington.juiceplus.com/content/JuicePlus/en.html  JuicePlus+ offers whole food based nutrition in an easy to take, daily serving of capsules or chewables.  I choose JP+ for myself and my family, as a way to … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ideas for healthy, kid – friendly restaurant options to try

-Shrimp cocktail -Steamed or grilled vegetables (carrots and broccoli are actually reasonably popular among children…especially if there is a yummy dip alongside, such as raspberry vinaigrette dressing or ranch. -Thai … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2015 runs February 22 – 28…an opportunity to bring attention to the millions struggling with eating disorders every day. According to the National Eating Disorders … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Loving Operation Beautiful @beautifulnotes

Caitlin Boyle is such a great voice! She spoke at Davidson College during our Loving Your Body Week. Check out what I learned from Caitlin: ~On average, women have 13 … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Breakfast ideas when you are running off to class, work or anywhere!

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March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tips to prevent college “freshman 15” weight gain

If you or your child is a freshman at college this fall, body weight may become a hot topic of conversation in your household.  Teens (and their parents) often worry … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

New ways to get vegetables into your diet

Are you tired of the same old vegetable side dishes you serve your family?  Know you need vegetables but unsure how else to prepare them?  Do you pass over all … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Maternal factors may have significant impact on a child’s risk of autism

New research, published in the journal, Pediatrics, indicates there may be a link between maternal metabolic problems – obesity, diabetes and hypertension – and the development of autism and other … Continue reading

April 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eggs healthy on Easter or any day!

Happy Easter! What a wonderful day to celebrate the nutritious egg.  On this day of regrowth and renewal, the egg not only is a symbol of Easter, but also a … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Judge orders FDA to begin enforcing 1977 rule to ban widespread use of antibiotics in animals

Many health advocates are excited about the new pressure placed on the FDA to ban the widespread use of antibiotics in animals designated for human consumption.  For decades, the use … Continue reading

April 4, 2012 · Leave a comment