Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

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

Julie’s fennel salad with lemon tarragon vinaigrette

Made this salad last night… Shaved fennel Sliced Napa cabbage Fennel fronds Pistachios Feta Dressing: Lemon olive oil Champagne vinegar Dried tarragon Granulated garlic White pepper Pinch of sugar or … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eating well, minus the fads, this summer

The summer heat is on.  Are you looking for the next best diet to get yourself in the summer-mode?  While fad diets don’t work, eating healthy does.  And, knowing what … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Men’s health is affected by their nutrition

This one is for the guys…and the gals who encourage them to eat well! 🙂 Click on this link: mens_health_infographic  

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Check out these food trays we made for the Davidson College Health Fair!

By selecting healthy foods for your meal tray, you are selecting to take care of your body!  We are what we eat, so fuel yourself well! dairy tray grains tray … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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


March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Healthy Smoothies for Seniors

Healthy Smoothies for Seniors Full of good-for-you nutrients that nourish our bodies… While post are good for any age group, they especially benefit the nutritional needs of older adults and … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blueberry Brain Boost Smoothie

Blueberry Brain Boost Smoothie Optionally, add a handful of baby spinach leaves…or swap out the walnuts for chia seeds or ground flaxseed. These seeds also contain omega-3 fatty acids.

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Healthy eating may slow development of dementia and ward off chronic disease among older adults

As as older adult, you have specific nutrient needs.  And, knowing and meeting your dietary needs can help you live a longer and healthier life. Key nutrients may be absent … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

March 19, 2013 · Leave a comment