Written by UConn Dietetics Masters student Mackenzie Merriman Power up with protein! The building block of all our cells, protein helps us to stay full, promotes muscle growth and repair, aids in strength of joints and supports immune health. Along with carbohydrates and fats, proteins supply calories/fuel/energy to our bodies. It is important to know […]
Get the Low-down on EGGS!
Written by Julia Gaiser, UConn Dietetics Student What’s a cost-effective and nutrition packed way to start your day? Have some eggs! Whether you like them scrambled, over- easy, poached, boiled, or in an omelet, they are an eggs-cellent food to add to your diet. For years, egg intake was questioned, mainly due to the cholesterol […]
Don’t Let the Flu Season Catch You Off Guard– Healthy Eating to Boost Your Immune System
Written by UConn Dietetics Student Jessica Tucker Now more than ever, it is important for your immune system to stay in tip top shape with flu season upon us. One of the best ways to stay healthy is to eat a diet filled with fruits, veggies and whole grains! Good nutrition is essential for a […]