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‘Healthy Eats’: How to make dietary changes

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital registered dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, shares some small dietary changes that can make a big difference in your health.


The role of a dietitian during cancer treatment

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Maria Erdman, RDMaria Erdman, RDN, explains how a registered dietitian nutritionst who specializes in oncology can help cancer patients as they go through treatment. Appetite, eating habits and weight are all potentially affected by cancer treatment. “Some people sail right through, but for many people it’s very challenging,” she says. Some patients benefit from eating small meals throughout the day. It’s also important to know how to choose the most nutritious foods.


‘Healthy Eats’: Snacking

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, provides some advice about sensible snacking.


‘Healthy Eats’: Nutrients in vegetables

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, reveals the nutritional benefits of vegetables


‘Healthy Eats’: Holiday Eating

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, shares some tips for healthy holiday eating.


‘Healthy Eats’: The effects of sugar in our diets

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDUpstate University Hospital registered dietitian Maureen Franklin, RD, talks about the effects of sugar in our diets, how to reduce daily intake, and whether we should cut it out completely. Read the story: This is What Happens When You Give Up Sugar for One Year.


‘Healthy Eats’: Proposed changes to nutrition facts labels

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Maureen Franklin, RDRegistered dietitian Maureen Franklin helps us understand an FDA proposal to update the nutrition facts labels found on most food packages in the United States.  Read more: Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label, from the U.S. Food and Drug Association.

 


‘Healthy Eats’: Nutritional issues during cancer treatment

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Maria Erdman, RDUpstate registered dietitian Maria Erdman, RD talks about issues she frequently sees in patients undergoing cancer treatment, and offers advice for dealing with them.


‘Healthy Eats’: Is it safe to be vegan or vegetarian?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Upstate registered dietitian Heather Richardson, RD, explains the difference between a vegan and vegetarian diet, and how important it is to get the proper nutrients to make it a healthy way to eat. Richardson is an ambulatory medicine outpatient dietitian at Upstate’s University Health Care Center.


‘Healthy Eats’: Food safety for moms-to-be

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Juliann Mellen, RDJuliann Mellen, RD, Upstate registered dietitian and certified diabetic educator, reinforces the importance of  eating healthy during pregnancy, but cautions that not all foods are safe, and foodborne illness is a serious issue. Read more: FoodSafety.gov


‘Healthy Eats’: What to eat after bariatric surgery

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

jessica planer, rdRegistered dietitian Jessica Planer, RD, who specializes in the care of bariatric patients, emphasizes the importance of following dietary guidelines after bariatric surgery.  She shares the types of foods and how much you can eat at each meal to provide balanced meals that help prevent nutrient deficiencies and preserve muscle tissue.  For more information about Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program, call (315) 492-5036.


‘Healthy Eats’: Eating healthy during pregnancy

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Juliann Mellen, RDJuliann Mellen, Upstate registered dietitian and certified diabetic educator, reminds us that maintaining healthy eating habits along with regular physical activity during pregnancy is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby.  MyPlate.gov