Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

This post was written by staff dietitian Hilary Walentuk, MS, RD, LDN. She works in Massachusetts as a nutrition specialist.   I’ve always liked hiking, but it didn’t become a major part of my life until last year. To make a long story short, I decided to hike all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4000-footer mountains …

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Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

It’s almost Halloween!   For many children (and adults), October 31st is long-awaited for its spooky festivities and unique traditions. Perhaps the most popular tradition of all, trick-or-treating, has been around for close to one hundred years in the United States. Nowadays, it is common to see grocery stores beginning to stock their shelves with large bags of …

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Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

This post was written by staff dietitian Heidi Harkopf, MS, RD. She works in Connecticut as the director of nutrition programs. Warm days, cool nights, and the sound of crunching leaves while I walk my dog. The time has come to switch my afternoon snack from a cold glass of chocolate milk to a mug …

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What Are You Doing for Hunger Action Month?

What Are You Doing for Hunger Action Month?

This post was written by staff dietitian Hilary Walentuk, MS, RD, LDN. She works in Massachusetts as a nutrition specialist. September is Hunger Action Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness of hunger in America and finding solutions within our communities. Did you know that 1 in 7 Americans struggle with hunger? Of these Americans, 13 …

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What do College Athletes Eat? Your Guide to a Fueling Station

What do College Athletes Eat? Your Guide to a Fueling Station

This post was written by former intern Carly Orlacchio, an undergraduate nutrition student studying to become a dietitian at the University of New Hampshire. She loves track and field and has a passion for understanding the mechanics of nutrition for optimal sports performance. You may have heard of fueling stations in reference to the Olympics, …

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