Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. But there’s more to keep in mind.
Whether you like to graze all day at the office or eat simply out of boredom, it can be tough to make healthy snack choices when you’re sitting at a desk, especially if you’re limited to a potato chip-filled vending machine, a co-worker’s candy jar or a nearby fast food restaurant.
The freezer section is a grocery store favorite — from frozen dinners to frosty desserts, it’s brimming with quick, affordable and delicious items. However, for some, consuming frozen products that contain dairy can lead to stomach issues and discomfort. For those who try to cut out ice cream and other cheesy entrees, don’t let that stop you from stocking up on microwave-ready delights while grocery shopping. We’ve rounded up some non-dairy and low-dairy favorites.
Let’s be honest. It’s easier to eat healthy when there are loads of delicious, freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available. In Ontario County, that kind of choice is only available for half the year. During the throes of winter, when sunshine is a rare commodity and warmer temperatures exist only in dreams, accessing fresh produce can be challenging.
Thanks to a NYS Rural Health Grant, the Wellness Department at UR Medicine Thompson Health was recently able to realize a three-year vision in bringing “Super Sprowtz” to the region.
Tips and tricks for cooking up these vitamin-rich foods
The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.
These bit-sized meals are quick and easy, but they could be detrimental to your nutrition plan
This approach supports small farms and delivers you fresh, locally sourced foods
The pros and cons of this high-fat, low-carb diet
It might be time to hit the reset button on your eating habits
This 10-day challenge will change the way you think about food and health
Incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet is a great start to better nutrition
We explore the science behind why fad diets don't work
This healthy eating challenge is about more than weight loss
FLASHP participants successfully take on 10-day wellness challenge
Understanding medicinal mushrooms and the benefits they can provide
Explaining the science behind your diet's role in wellness
Officials in Finger Lakes consortium to take on 10-day, plant-based food challenge
Rich, heavy foods dominate the fall dinner scene. Here's how to keep it light
Gates Chili Central School District's Transportation Department picks up a new hobby
Health experts agree that a diet rich in 'good' fats is key
Tasty, healthy food pairs well with a possible savings of money and time
The Food Service team prepares and delivers meals to day cares and senior centers
"Read, Learn, Grow" program fosters farm fresh minds
Try these tips and tricks to avoid dehydration this summer
The dairy dilemma might just be a matter of moderation