Julie Whittington, RD

Healthy tips from a Registered Dietitian

Infused waters help hydrate

Infusing water with fruits and vegetables – even herbs, spices & edible flowers – is a fun and tasty way to get hydrated!  BEST of all, they are super healthy! … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Try JP+Complete Smoothies!

The perfect way to start my day!!! I love my JuicePlus+ Complete smoothie every morning for breakfast!  Into a blender goes my ever-changing blend of fruits and veggies, unsweetened almond … Continue reading

July 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Amount of melatonin in certain foods

Melatonin (mcg/oz) bell peppers – 0.06 walnuts – 0.07 flax seeds (1tbsp) – 0.09 tomatoes – 0.1 fenugreek (1tsp) – 0.2 mustard seeds (1tsp) – 0.4 *tart cherries – 0.5 … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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Research on benefits of Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice as related to sleep & mesothelioma

-Basically 1oz (2 tablespoons) of tart cherry concentrate = 1 cup cherries -Dr Oz says 2 fl oz concentrate/day or 2 cups frozen tart cherries 90 minutes before bed helps … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sample 2000 calorie meal plan

This might be for an average height woman who exercises several times a week: Breakfast Plain oatmeal packet made with milk Sliced 1/2 banana 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1-2 tbsp nuts … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a 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

Links to resources on HEALTHY AGING:

http://www.eatright.org/Public/landing.aspx?TaxID=6442451997 http://www.cdc.gov/aging/ http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-plate/ http://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/whats-your-plate/sample-menus

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Stay warm with a festive hot and healthy beverage

Brrrrrrr.  Baby, it’s cold outside! As we trek about in the cold days of winter (well, not officially the Winter Solstice until December 21…but it is still cold!), one of … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Address skin health with good nutrition

Ever wonder how our diet affects our skin?  We know that our diet affects our general health.  You, are, after all, what you eat, right?     Optimal nutritional health … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment
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