Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

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

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

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

Hydrate yourself when suffering from the stomach virus

When you are sick with a stomach virus, the last thing you probably want to think about is food.  However, if you are losing food and fluids through vomiting or … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Coconuts – a nutritious taste of the tropics

With warm weather on the way, you may have wonderful visions of basking in the sun on a tropical island, sipping on a tropical drink and letting all your worries … Continue reading

April 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

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

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

Alcohol – good for your health or a risk?

Alcohol can be a tough topic of conversation for many people, as it goes beyond the lines of nutrition and enters into our values.  There are many thoughts and feelings … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · Leave a comment