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How to establish a healthy weight

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Kristy Trumbo, RDRegistered dietitian nutritionist Kristy Trumbo explains how to determine your ideal body weight in this segment about nutrition and healthy weight.


What to do about a picky eater

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Roseanne JonesA parent’s job is to put healthy foods on their childrens’ plates. And then, says registered dietitian nutritionist Roseanne Jones, “you need to back up and let the child choose what they are going to eat.” She says if a child doesn’t want to eat something particular, don’t force it. She provides many more tips and advice for parents whose children are picky eaters.


How can eating patterns help us lose weight?

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Maureen Franklin, RDDoes midnight snacking derail weight loss efforts? A recent study in mice showed that restrictions on eating times may have something to do with avoiding obesity and metabolic problems. Registered dietitian nutritionist Maureen Franklin found the research intriguing and discusses the benefits of eating within a specific window of time in this HealthLink on Air interview. Read about the study, done at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego in the New York Times’ “Well” blog.


‘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.