Heather Irwin, MS, RD, LDN

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

For substantial health benefits, adults should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity each week, according to the Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Getting 150 minutes of exercise a week might seem like a lot, but breaking it down into smaller intervals can help make it …

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National Nutrition Month

In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year’s theme, Celebrate a World of Flavors, embraces global cultures, cuisines and inclusivity, plus highlights the expertise of registered dietitian nutritionists. National Nutrition Month® was initiated in 1973 as National Nutrition Week, and it became a month-long …

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Minestrone Soup

If you are trying to incorporate a few meatless meals into your recipe rotation then this is the recipe for you.  There are also 3 options for preparation:  Crock Pot, Instant Pot or Stove-top. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained, rinsed (cannellini or navy) 32 oz container low-sodium vegetable broth 2 tsp …

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