Importance of Hand Washing in Food Service Industry

Every quarter, Sullivan University chef /nutritionist Cynthia Chandler leads her students to begin the use of sanitary practices in the kitchen. She stresses that the customers have a right to wholesome food, which she defines as food that is safe to eat. “Just because a food is wholesome does not mean it is healthy,” says ...

Ask a Nutritionist: What Are Your Favorite Underrated Foods Under $5? 1

In the produce section, seek out: Turnips. This low calorie, high fiber food provides vitamins E and K (Note: be careful if you’re on anticoagulant warfarin; just like other greens that must be limited) and can be steamed, roasted or added to soups. They are a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, along with collards, brussel ...

Good Nutrition and the Holiday Season

It seems we are constantly being given guidelines about the right way to eat and at the same time being sabotaged with advertisements for enticing, delicious and questionably healthy foods. Just what is good nutrition and why do we want to seek it out particularly during the holiday season? Good nutrition is defined as adhering ...

Surviving Thanksgiving: Enjoying the Food and Avoiding the Guilt

Ah!!! The holidays are once again upon us! That time of year when we are tempted to curl up with a blanket, read a book, or watch our favorite television series while the food is in the oven.  After all, it is almost Thanksgiving! That wonderful holiday that basically demands us to crowd around a ...