Last week we discussed how this global pandemic has taken a toll on American’s waistlines. Roughly 60% of people surveyed on WebMD mentioned stress eating as a reason for weight gain.1 This is totally understandable. In addition to the fear of catching COVID19 or dealing with job loss or...

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.

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Just when students are starting or returning to college, a time when many may pick up the infamous “freshman15”, people around the country are dealing with COVID15- those unwanted pounds that have crept on during the pandemic. COVID19 provided the perfect recipe of risk factors for weight gain. The closure of fitness centers, employment uncertainty, ... Battling the COVID15
Food and Health, Prevention

The goal of this article is to provide readers with this reviewer’s perspective on the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a focus on what role diet and nutrition may play in its prevention and treatment. COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus similar with the one that caused severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) back in 2003.  According ... Nutrition and COVID-19

Across America restaurants and retail businesses are beginning to reopen or expand operations.  While we want to support these businesses, many people are leery of going out again.  You can make choices to protect yourself by making good decisions on which restaurants or businesses to visit right now...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated and expanded the list of who is at increased risk of getting severely ill from COVID-19. (1) This information is important for registered dietitians to know on both a personal and professional level. Severe illness from COVID-19 refers to...