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

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

Choose a quality supplement for your nutrient needs – not all “vitamins” are the same

Are you looking for good supplements to accent your diet?  Many of us seek pills to take to try to make up for deficiencies in a not-so-perfect diet. While eating … Continue reading

January 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Families can eat well and be active together this summer

Summer presents a great opportunity for focusing on family health and well-being.  With school out of session and family vacations on the upswing, summer can be a great time to … Continue reading

June 14, 2010 · 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

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

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