One Year Later…10 Pounds More

This is the second part of the blog on Antonella’s story of coming to America… One night I went to the grocery store since I was craving Caprese Salad. I wanted to buy some Mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, olive oil and basil. I had gained 10 pounds since being here and longed for my normal Italian […]

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Italian Dietitian Coming To America

One morning my husband Francesco came in and said, “We are going to America!” I was shocked on the one hand and on the other hand curious with wonder if this would really transpire. For better or for worse, Francesco’s statement came true for me 6 months later when I found myself on a plane […]

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Hold your Camels

Have you ever ridden the really cool looking animal with the humps at the fair? Did you ever think that one day you would see camel’s milk sold at the grocery store? Camel’s milk is consumed in parts of the world where camels are native to those countries such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and India. […]

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Fast Food in the Grocery Store

Is cooking not your thing? Do you attempt to be healthier by getting most of your meals at the grocery store?   How can you save time and still eat mindfully when picking up a grocery store meal? Since grocery stores differ in the variability of available items use the following suggested guidelines. Your options […]

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Weighing in on the Freshman 15

While moving away from home can be an exciting new adventure it can also be nerve racking since you don’t know what to expect. Although college-hood is a time of self-discovery, freedom, and choices it can also be a time for expanding waistlines. The term “freshman 15” was coined by students because a majority of […]

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Breakfast in Brussels

One of my favorite things in Europe is eating breakfast.  Depending on where you stay the breakfast is usually a great selection of yogurt, fruit, cheeses, nuts/seeds and of course carbohydrates of many types depending on the country. Our hotel is Brussels (Hotel Metropole) had one of the best breakfast buffets I’ve seen and could […]

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