The Healthy Weigh

Is Gluten Bad for Me?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern 

Gluten has become a hot topic in nutrition, but how many of us actually know what it is or why we are avoiding it?

Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. This means it is also in related products including semolina, durum, and farro. Gluten is like a glue that helps hold food together and makes your favorite bread airy and fluffy. 

So, why should you avoid it?

The short answer is - you shouldn’t! That is, unless you have celiac disease or a gluten intolerance/allergy.

The Incredible Edible Egg

By Alyssa Baird, Dietetic Intern at Meredith College

Have you ever heard to avoid the yolk of an egg due to the cholesterol content? The delicious yellow middle of an egg we have been told to avoid may not be so bad after all. 

Making Halloween Less Scary

5 tips for Happy and Healthy Halloween

By Lacey Anderson, Dietetic Intern from Meredith College

Dairy Milk vs Almond Milk: Which is Better?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern

More and more people are ditching cow’s milk for the milk alternatives, especially almond milk because it has been marketed as being healthier and low in carbohydrates. While almond milk is lower in carbohydrates than cow’s milk, it also differs in value of other nutrients. Let’s take a look:

Strength vs. Cardio

Strength vs. Cardio

 

Written By Steve Risi - Exercise Physiologist

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Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern Gluten has become a hot topic in nutrition, but how many of us actually know what it is or why we are avoiding it?Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. This means it is also in related...
By Alyssa Baird, Dietetic Intern at Meredith CollegeHave you ever heard to avoid the yolk of an egg due to the cholesterol content? The delicious yellow middle of an egg we have been told to avoid may not be so bad after all. An egg contains a whopping...
5 tips for Happy and Healthy HalloweenBy Lacey Anderson, Dietetic Intern from Meredith CollegeHalloween can be a scary time of the year, and not just because of the spooky decorations! It is easy to get caught up in the tricks and treats of Halloween...
Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic InternMore and more people are ditching cow’s milk for the milk alternatives, especially almond milk because it has been marketed as being healthier and low in carbohydrates. While almond milk is...
 Written By Steve Risi - Exercise PhysiologistWhat’s better – Strength or Cardiovascular exercise?  Well, that’s a great question that I’m sure many of you have asked – especially if you opened this article.  “What’s best?”...

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Is Gluten Bad for Me?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern 

Gluten has become a hot topic in nutrition, but how many of us actually know what it is or why we are avoiding it?

Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. This means it is also in related products including semolina, durum, and farro. Gluten is like a glue that helps hold food together and makes your favorite bread airy and fluffy. 

So, why should you avoid it?

The short answer is - you shouldn’t! That is, unless you have celiac disease or a gluten intolerance/allergy.

The Incredible Edible Egg

By Alyssa Baird, Dietetic Intern at Meredith College

Have you ever heard to avoid the yolk of an egg due to the cholesterol content? The delicious yellow middle of an egg we have been told to avoid may not be so bad after all. 

Making Halloween Less Scary

5 tips for Happy and Healthy Halloween

By Lacey Anderson, Dietetic Intern from Meredith College

Dairy Milk vs Almond Milk: Which is Better?

Written by Alyssa Baird, Meredith College Dietetic Intern

More and more people are ditching cow’s milk for the milk alternatives, especially almond milk because it has been marketed as being healthier and low in carbohydrates. While almond milk is lower in carbohydrates than cow’s milk, it also differs in value of other nutrients. Let’s take a look:

Strength vs. Cardio

Strength vs. Cardio

 

Written By Steve Risi - Exercise Physiologist

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