Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Davidson College Students

1.  Eat breakfast!  Put your alarm clock across the room so you have to get out of bed to turn it off…this will help you get out of bed on … Continue reading

February 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Incorporating vegetarian protein into a healthy meal plan

I often have individuals come to me struggling with how to incorporate protein into their diets.  Sometimes, the individuals are vegetarians; sometimes, it is the texture or taste of meats … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gain weight healthfully with balanced meals and snacks

While many individuals struggle with trying to lose weight, others struggle with trying to gain weight.  Whether someone seeks to recover from an eating disorder, manage a long-term illness (such … Continue reading

May 30, 2009 · 1 Comment

Newest sweetener, stevia, appearing in products

If you wonder about the safety of new sugar substitute on the market, read on.  The newest addition to the world of sugar substitutes goes by many names, but is … Continue reading

April 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Slow Food movement gaining ground

A movement is spreading across America in response to the state of health of the nation, what we are nourishing ourselves with and also the state of the economy. The … Continue reading

March 30, 2009 · Leave a comment

Make 2009 New Year’s resolutions for your health

Happy New Year!  Have you made your 2009 New Year’s resolutions?  Most of us should probably include some health resolutions in the list.  With the majority of American adults being … Continue reading

January 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Make nutritious New Year’s resolutions

The time has come for New Year’s resolutions.  However, rather than the usual health resolutions you set each year and give up on by February, this new decade can offer … Continue reading

January 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Fashion industry seeks to promote healthy body image

In an effort to promote healthy body image, the French fashion industry has passed a charter of good conduct regarding the use of models in promoting healthy body size.  The … Continue reading

April 30, 2008 · 1 Comment
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