Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

Organic milk sales affected by recession – but still a healthful choice

Do you drink milk?  It is one of the most nutritious drinks available (if you are not lactose intolerant or allergic to milk, of course) and widely available.  My next … Continue reading

June 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

How to stay hydrated with plenty of fluids this summer

Are you staying hydrated?  With the warm weather here to stay, it is especially important you remember to drink enough fluids.  Summer heat can cause us to lose more water … Continue reading

June 6, 2009 · Leave a comment

Food allergies on the rise

More than 12 million Americans suffer from food allergies.  Young children make up the highest percentage by age, with about one in 17 children under the age of 3 (5.6% … Continue reading

May 3, 2009 · Leave a 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

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

McDonald’s enters local coffee market scene

Gasoline prices are high.  That is no question.  And, there are endless reports of how high they really are and the cost to fill up your car tank.  It is … Continue reading

September 21, 2008 · Leave a comment

Important to hydrate in hot summer months

In the heat of the summer, you may find your thirst going into overdrive.  Especially if you work outside or are physically active outdoors, you will want to be sure … Continue reading

July 28, 2008 · Leave a comment