6 Tips to Put Fresh and Affordable Produce On Your Plate

By Akua Odi Boateng, MS, RD, LDN, WIC Director, and Cinthia Castillo, WIC Nutrition Education Technician, and Summer is one of the best times to taste local fruits and vegetables, such as apples, cantaloupe, bell peppers, green beans, peaches...

Embracing Your Culture for Better Nutrition

By Carolina Sierra MS, CNS, Nutrition Services Coordinator All of us have a unique way of doing things, from the way we love to how we practice religion, dress ourselves, and prepare our meals. These customs and habits are all part of who we a...

Healthy Mama, Healthy Baby

By Carolina Sierra, MS, CNS, Nutrition Services Coordinator During pregnancy, your body will go through many physiological changes to enable the development of a healthy baby. You can support these changes and promote positive pregnancy outcom...

From Our Heart to Yours: 5 Steps to Heart Health for Men

When is the last time you thought about your heartbeat? No matter what you’re doing, day and night, your heart is hard at work pumping blood that carries oxygen and nutrients all through your body. Scientists estimate that your heart beats about ...

How to Support a Strong Immune System During COVID-19

By Kristina Rivera, MS, RDN Finding ways to boost your immune system is all the rage these days amid the coronavirus crisis. The latest supplements may try to entice you with gimmicks, but there is no magic pill to keep you healthy. Systems ar...

Holiday eating: Let’s enjoy mindfully!

By Carolina Sierra, Nutrition Services Coordinator Putting restrictions on foods that we love and grew up with can be a source of distress. Part of your holiday self-care routine can include allowing yourself to enjoy your favorite foods in th...