Latest by Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Family holiday dinner.
Holiday Cooking & Recipes

Remaking Traditional Holiday Recipes

If you have a chronic condition, traditional holiday meals can be a challenge, but we have you covered with these modified versions of holiday classics.

Milk and eggs.
Nutrition

Why Iodine Is Important for Your Thyroid

If iodine deficiency is causing your hypothyroidism, these are foods to eat, and the foods you should avoid.

Man cutting a turkey at a holiday dinner.
Nutrition

Holiday Recipes for Chronic Conditions

We redesigned these traditional holiday recipes to make them friendly for people with chronic illnesses like thyroid cancer, Crohn's, and rheumatoid arthritis.

Squash and other fall vegetables.
Nutrition

Fall Superfoods: Butternut Squash Recipes

Not only is it delicious roasted, in fry form, as a soup, and even as brownies, but it’s packed with nutrients.

Woman using healthy lifestyle app on phone.
Nutrition

Fitness and Nutrition Apps You Should Have on Your Phone

The best of the best that will help you live a healthy lifestyle, especially if you have a chronic illness.

Lifestyle

10 Things Dietitians Always Keep in Their Pantry

If you want to eat like a dietitian, stock your pantry with these items.

Lifestyle

Staying Fit in Your Golden Years

Eight exercises to maintain cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength.

Shrimp avocado salad.
Advanced Stages

Simple Recipes for Busy School Nights

Back to school routines make it hard to find time to prepare a balanced meal. We’ve got you covered.

People lined up at a restaurant counter.
Travel

12 Healthy Fast Food Finds

Stopping for fast food is sometimes inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy. These are the menu items you should pick.

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Lifestyle

Best Exercises for Baby Boomers

Exercise is critical as you age to improve balance, strength, and flexibility.