By: Nikki Nies Prebiotics are not synonymous with probiotics. While probiotics are the healthy bacteria found in cultured dairy foods, … More
Tag: whole grains
MSNW Thesis Presentation!
By: Nikki Nies Yesterday, I had the pleasure to present my Master’s in Nutrition and Wellness thesis presentation with my fellow colleagues! With … More
Sprouting Grains-Way Better. Pun Intended
By: Nikki Nies I recently attended a Chicago Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics dinner meeting, where the chic, Melissa Joy … More
Whole Grains: Breaking Barriers Conference
By: Nikki Nies Have you always had an urge to go to Boston, MA? Better yet, are you a consumer, … More
MyPlate for Older Adults
By: Nikki Nies As consumers, we’re always looking for the best deal, option and/or product that offers the most features … More
Choosing Breakfast Cereals
By: Nikki Nies During my community rotation, I’ve spent more time with the younger than 18 year old population than … More
“Some” White After Labor Day is Okay!
By: Nikki Nies Refined sugar and bread give the white food group a bad rap, but there are many white … More
Debunking Weight Loss Myths!
By: Nikki Nies “Magic pills” and “detoxification systems” that promise instant weight loss have been around for years. In the … More
Nutrition for Cancer Patients
By: Nikki Nies Based on the American Institute for Cancer Research 2007 Guidelines for Nutrition and Cancer Prevention, a healthful … More