What does it take to become a Registered Dietitian?

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FEED Favorites for SPRING

It may not feel like it outside, but according to the calendar, it is spring! Time to switch our focus from squashes to salad greens! Eating with the seasons ensures you’re getting more nutritious and flavorful produce, plus it benefits the environment, too. Seasonal produce grows with less human “assistance” and is more likely to be producedRead More ›

What does it take to become a Registered Dietitian?

Although the terms dietitian and nutritionist are commonly used interchangeably, there are important differences between the two. All Registered Dietitians are considered nutritionists, that is, someone who has studied nutrition; however, not all nutritionists can also call themselves dietitians. A Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who hasRead More ›

Dietitian-Approved Packaged Foods

Packaged foods have a bad reputation for lacking nutrients in favor of additives and unfamiliar ingredients. Although many are not RD-approved, there are a few exceptions that can work within a healthy diet. Read FEED dietitian Amanda Lemein‘s suggestions featured in SHAPE.

Two Treat Rule

Read FEED RD Amanda Lemein‘s take on achieving balance in a healthy lifestyle and a “two treat” rule as featured in SHAPE.

Spinach vs. Kale: Which is the Greater Green?

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends five servings of vegetables each day, with at least one of those servings coming from leafy green vegetables. Vibrantly colorful leafy greens, such as kale and spinach, contain vitamins, minerals, and phenolic compounds that may help protect against the risk of developing chronic disease. Both spinach and kale are known toRead More ›

Is Coffee Healthy?

Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages worldwide – water coming in first. People love the aroma and taste, but also the boost in alertness and concentration (making it a morning must-have for many). In its natural form, coffee has several chemical components that may provide both beneficial and adverse health effects, including antioxidants andRead More ›

Five Ways to Eat More Greens

This St. Patrick’s day, put away the food coloring and add more greens to your diet– the natural way! Dark leafy greens are low in calories, but packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber, which is why we can’t get enough! Read on for some of our tried-and-true ways to get those greens: Toss in yourRead More ›

How Do You Meet Your Picky Eater’s Nutritional Needs?

Picky eating is a common struggle in childhood. However, FEED’s picky-eater problem solver, Lara Field has years of experience helping parents manage these behaviors. Read Lara’s tips on how to meet your picky eater’s nutritional needs in her interview with OPEEQO.    

Heart-Healthy Recipe Roundup

In honor of Heart Health Month, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite recipes that contribute to a heart-healthy diet. Eating smart for your heart is a delicious way to reduce your unhealthy blood cholesterol and lower your risk for heart disease: Overnight Oats Instead of traditional hot oatmeal, try overnight oats for a cold,Read More ›