Nutrition

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center help sort through all of the diet and nutrition information that's out there. They provide regular guest posts to the Picture of Health blog.

  • Debunking carbohydrate myths

    Debunking carbohydrate myths

    Nutritionists and dietitians from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a guest post. The latest is from Devon Baer. Eating healthy can feel like a challenge, especially when it comes to carbohydrates. The headlines change from day to day; one day they are healthy, the next...

  • Food-themed gift ideas

    Food-themed gift ideas

    Nutritionists and dietitians from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a guest post. The latest is from Emily Rice. The holidays are a time for giving and enjoying food with friends and family. It is the time of year that many people come together to bake and create delicious...

  • Meal prep for beginners

    Meal prep for beginners

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a guest post. The latest is from Gabrielle Judd. Have you ever planned to leave work on time, get home and cook a delicious wholesome meal for dinner? Have you ever gotten bombarded with new assignments, left work late,...

  • Common childhood nutrition concerns

    Common childhood nutrition concerns

    A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Faith Hicks. For new parents, it can be difficult to sort fact from folklore when it comes to your child’s nutrition. They receive feeding advice from all directions...

  • Breaking down the ketogenic diet

    Breaking down the ketogenic diet

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a general information column to The Baltimore Sun's health blog. The latest post is from Shanti Lewis. Can adding more butter and heavy cream to your diet improve your glucose control, help you lose weight, improve neurological...

  • Sugar: What's the big deal?

    Sugar: What's the big deal?

    Nutritionists from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provide a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from dietetic intern Kylie Hermansen. Americans consume an average of 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day – almost double the amount the 2015 Dietary Guidelines recommends...

  • Choosing meal kit delivery services with eye toward nutrition

    Choosing meal kit delivery services with eye toward nutrition

    A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from dietetic intern Jessica Holler. The "5 o'clock problem" – dinner planning – is a struggle for most of us. A problem that, far too often, results in unhealthy...

  • Eating for your genes

    Eating for your genes

    A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from dietetic intern Danielle Felber. We all have that friend who can eat whatever she wants without gaining a pound. Meanwhile, you heroically nibble on your salad...

  • Eating for a healthy heart

    Eating for a healthy heart

    A nutritionist from University of Maryland Medical System regularly provides a post to the Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Caroline Meehan. February marks American Heart Month, so show some love for yourself by incorporating heart-healthy foods into your daily routine. The basics...

  • Use spices to help trim your waistline

    Use spices to help trim your waistline

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest one is from Gabrielle Judd. It's January and you're probably starting to focus on your New Year's resolution to lose weight and exercise, right?...

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