Nutrition and Diet

  • Go Further with Food

    Go Further with Food

    posted by Liz Erker, Registered Dietitian on Monday, March 12, 2018

    Each March, the Academy of Nutrition focuses nationwide attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month. Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference. Preparing your foods to go further by planning meals and snacks in advance can also help reduce food loss and waste.

  • Are Fried Potatoes Bad for You?

    Are Fried Potatoes Bad for You?

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Say it ain't so. That's what millions may be wondering after a recent study pointed to the dangers of eating some of their favorite foods. French fries and other types of fried potatoes could lead to an early death, the study found.

  • Eight Fat-Burning Foods

    Eight Fat-Burning Foods

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Many people, it seems, are trying to lose weight these days. Eating the right foods is a good place to start.

  • Five Foods that Help Alleviate Arthritis Pain

    Five Foods that Help Alleviate Arthritis Pain

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Monday, May 8, 2017

    Arthritis is often characterized by the pain and inflammation that comes with it. Many people living with the joint condition often feel powerless to combat the aches they feel.

  • How to Choose Healthier Snacks

    How to Choose Healthier Snacks

    posted by Signature Medical Group on Monday, March 27, 2017

    We're all tempted to snack throughout the day. That doesn't have to be an unhealthy practice. Here's registered dietitian, Liz Erker, with advice about making better snacking decisions.