Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

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

You are beautiful!

Affirmations provide us with tools to help us emotionally cope with our anxieties.  Especially if a person struggles with disordered eating, including emotional eating, affirmations can enable that person to … Continue reading

February 18, 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

Nutrition, Hope & Healing Resources (created by Julie Whittington, MS, RD, LDN)

March 19, 2013 · 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

It is 5 o’clock – keep your nutrition and health goals in check

So, the country song goes, “It’s 5 o’clock somewhere.”   The song refers to 5 o’clock being the time when some feel it is acceptable to drink alcohol.  And, for … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Healthful ways to add calories and gain weight

Looking to add calories to your diet or the diet of a loved one?  Although it may be surprising, since most Americans seek to cut out calories from their diets, … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Managing picky eaters – today on NBC’s Charlotte Today

Tune in to NBC at 11:00 a.m. to watch me discuss picky eating among children and how to manage it. http://www.wcnc.com/charlotte-today http://www2.statesville.com/news/2011/sep/15/column-be-firm-patient-your-picky-eaters-ar-1396470/

October 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

Feeding Our Preschoolers Well

Do you think you serve your preschooler appropriate amounts of foods?  With all the kids’ food products out there, and oversized kids’ portions at restaurants, it can be difficult to … Continue reading

October 12, 2010 · Leave a comment

Registered Dietitian Day – A great time to consider meeting with an RD!

A common question I receive is, “What is the difference between a registered dietitian and a nutritionist?”  As a registered dietitian (RD), I am proud to highlight myself as both … Continue reading

March 8, 2010 · Leave a comment