Spice up your BBQ Salad (without the guilt!)

By Reuby Staviss, embodyFitness/Boston University Dietetic Intern Summer is here and that means it’s time for crisp vegetables and refreshing fruit. There is nothing better than digging into a ripe juicy fruit after spending the day in the sun.   With warm weather comes people’s desires for light, healthy foods that will keep them feeling great… Continue reading Spice up your BBQ Salad (without the guilt!)

Keep It Simple, Sweetie (KISS)

Be Fitter, Stronger and Trimmer! Anne Rollins MS CSSD RD LDN Simplicity.  Sometimes when we are feeling out of shape, unable to lift items we could always pick up, tired and stuffed into our clothes, we dismiss the notion that the solution may be simple.  How?  This is a big project.  Weight loss, strength, energy… Continue reading Keep It Simple, Sweetie (KISS)

Warm Wintery Comfort Foods

Anne Rollins MS CSSD RD LDN As the days get colder and darker, we have all been known to reach a bit more frequently for the comfort of fall spice confections or creamy, earthy dishes to keep us fueled and a momentary memory lapse about the bitter cold and lack of daylight. Well, not all… Continue reading Warm Wintery Comfort Foods


Do I Need Supplements? Winter is here.  Do I take Vitamin D? Anne Rollins MS CSSD RD LDN Years ago my straight up answer to anyone eating a varied diet in the US was unequivocally, No.  However, our food supply has dramatically changed and in some cases, is compromised (even the “healthiest” of stuff may… Continue reading HEALTH & MENTAL HYGIENE: SUPPLEMENTS

Lack of Mental and Health Hygiene

Lack of Mental and Health Hygiene – Anne Rollins CSSD MS RD LDN Somewhere between my age and an evolving global pandemic, I find myself consistently shown friends, family, clients and strangers that are struggling with consequences related to the lack of mental and health hygiene.  Some of these people even succumb to theses consequences. … Continue reading Lack of Mental and Health Hygiene