Theresa Shank is the Philadelphia-based dietitian with all the need-to-knows on nutrition and health. She provides expert nutritional advice on everything from weight loss to disease, sports nutrition to women’s health, child weight management to food intolerances. The best time of day to eat breakfast, according to a nutritionist
With the recent arrival of Spring and summer just around the corner, unlimited fruit themed smoothies, salads, gazpachos and desserts will be offered and craved. But if you’re trying to lose weight, do you need to avoid or limit your fruit intake? How much fruit is too much? Is there even such a thing?
Philadelphia-area native Anna Chiodo Ortiz is happy to talk about her battle with eating disorders. She’s transparent with her followers on Instagram — where she gives glimpses of her life as a track and cross country star at Bucknell University — about the fact that she struggles with body image and her relationship with food.
When it comes to healthy eating, everyone has an opinion on what’s good, what’s bad, what’ll make you gain weight, and what’ll make you lose it. But every body is different — and just because a diet of all-corn worked for someone, that doesn’t mean it’ll work for you (and, um, we don’t recommend trying it.) That’s why we like to leave nutrition advice to the pros: dietitians and nutritionists who are always up on the latest in healthy-eating research.
To put it bluntly, the grocery store bread aisle is a hot mess. There’s eight bajillion varieties — whole grain, multi grain, whole wheat, ancient grain, sprouted grain, super-healthy-awesome grain, you name it. If sitting in the grocery store for two hours reading bread labels *isn’t* your thing, we feel ya.