• Gwen Spector, RN, BSN, COCN, CCP
    1 year 3 months ago

    Guidelines for Holiday Eating After Upper Digestive Surgery

    Holiday time can be challenging when you had surgery to remove all or part of your esophagus, stomach or pancreas. You can still eat many of the traditional holiday meals you enjoyed before you had your surgery but you will need to make adjustments.

    Keep Reading
  • Lipscomb University Senior Blogs
    1 year 3 months ago

    8 Ways to “Boost” Your Food This Holiday Season

    Fall is finally here! The weather is getting cool, holidays are rapidly approaching, and pumpkin spice is back. Thanksgiving will be here soon and then Christmas. Before we know it, it’s the New Year.

    Keep Reading
  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 8 months ago

    Father’s Day—Taking Care of Dads

    What did you learn about food from your father? Do you have a first memory of your father cooking for the family? How did your father influence the way you eat? As we celebrate Father’s Day this month, it’s a great time to reflect on our dads and how we care for the men in our lives.

    Keep Reading
  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    1 year 9 months ago

    Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day

    Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? Have you heard that Mother’s Day is also the day with the highest church attendance after Christmas Eve and Easter? 

    Keep Reading
  • Abby Henry
    2 years 1 month ago

    New Year's Resolutions: Focus On More

    Most years my New Year's resolutions focus on less—eat less sugar, spend less money, watch less TV. Sound familiar? Then, when I slip up and indulge in dessert or buy a new dress, I feel like a failure. I beat myself up for wanting things that it's normal to want!

    Keep Reading
  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    2 years 2 months ago

    How To Avoid the Holiday 10lb

    It’s here—the holiday season. Let the parties begin! But, be cautious. Many people gain one to ten pounds over the holidays starting from Halloween or Thanksgiving through the end of year.

    Keep Reading
  • Abby Henry
    2 years 2 months ago

    Cancer and Holidays: The Dos and Don'ts

    Do make a budget for holiday shopping. Cancer treatment can be expensive. Even with health insurance, the co-pays can add up. You may need to budget for holiday shopping a little bit differently this year. Make a budget beforehand and stick to it!

    Keep Reading
  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    2 years 5 months ago

    Football Season: What’s Your Secret for an Awesome Tailgate?

    It’s finally football time again! That means lots of outdoor cooking, including tailgating at the games. Being a cancer survivor doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun. In fact, it’s even more reason to get out there and celebrate!

    Keep Reading
  • Margaret Martin, RD, MS, LDN
    3 years 2 months ago

    Top 5 Holiday Tips for Nutrition

    This time of year we have visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in our heads and holiday treats are always within arm’s reach. With this food overload, how can we make wise choices and say healthy during the holidays?

    Keep Reading
  • Abby Henry
    3 years 2 months ago

    Facing the Holidays with a Cancer Diagnosis

    My first diagnosis and my recurrence both occurred right before the holidays. The holidays are a time of stress regardless. It was sometimes very difficult for me to face all the “holiday cheer” with the fear of cancer lurking in the back of my mind.

    Keep Reading

Pages