Fearless Feeding Workshop

November 12, 2015

The Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association welcomed Jill Castle to our fall meeting to talk about feeding in children.  As a dietitian and mom of picky eater, I was equally excited for this workshop professionally and personally.  Jill and Maryann Jacobson wrote the book “Fearless Feeding” and the book has helped me figure out how to […]

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My Husband and I Differ on How to Feed Our Toddler!?

October 29, 2015

My husband and I are a solid team raising a 16 month old but of course we’ve had our disagreements with parenting.  Luckily our fights haven’t been about serious topics but lately we seem to be on different pages when it comes to nutrition.  I’m working really hard on providing healthy food for our family […]

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Adjusting to College Eating: The Importance of Self-Care (Part 2)

July 20, 2015

Adjusting to College Eating Part 2: The Importance of Self-Care By: Kristin Quill, Eat With Knowledge Intern Cornell University Class of 2017, Nutritional Sciences Major   Now that I’ve talked about the risk factors involved in adjusting to college eating, let’s talk about the ways that self-care can help college students build a healthy relationship […]

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Adjusting to College Eating: What are the Risk Factors? (Part 1)

June 16, 2015

Adjusting to College Eating: What are the Risk Factors? By: Kristin Quill, Eat With Knowledge Intern Cornell University Class of 2017, Nutritional Sciences Major  Adjusting to college can be one of the biggest transitions that people experience in their lifetime.  As a rising junior, I look back on my transition into college as an exciting […]

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Fear About Feeding

April 28, 2015

I have a love/hate relationship with feeding my son.  I love watching him try new foods and learn skills like grabbing food in his hand.  But on the other side, I am scared he will choke on something (he always seems to gag a lot) and I’ve had many moments of “am I doing this […]

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Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day- Why I LOVE what I do

March 11, 2015

Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!  I am so grateful that I choose this career path all the way back when I was 18 years old enrolled in Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University.  I really had no idea what a career in dietetics “meant”, but I loved food and nutrition and especially the mental/behavior change […]

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week

March 3, 2015

Thanks to NEDA for a successful campaign to increase ED awareness.  Eating Disorder Awareness Week in Photos:            

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Review of Savvy Girl, A Guide to Eating: Free Giveaway!!!

February 3, 2015

I have so much praise for “Savvy Girl, A Guide to Eating” by Brittany Deal and Sumner Brooks.  The book preaches the concepts of intuitive eating, with both authors giving insight into their own experiences, as well as Sumner going into more details when working with her clients.  The main ideas are relatable, but yet […]

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Raising a Child to Love Their Body

January 13, 2015

I was recently out with a group of “mom friends”, having one of those conversations talking about anything and everything related to our kids, all under 1 year old.  Our conversation turned into an honest discussion about raising our children to be anti-dieting, body image-loving, positive self-esteemed individuals.  My friends were worried about being a […]

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Starting Solids in a Positive Way

January 8, 2015

If you ask 100 pediatricians or dietitians how to start feeding your baby, I can almost guarantee you’d get 100 different responses.  Some professionals believe in baby purees, while others believe in baby led weaning.  Some professionals say start with rice cereal, others say avocado or even sweet potato.  Even when to start feeding your […]

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