Am I getting enough? Too much? Quick Nutrition Check for Protein

Am I getting enough? Too much?  Quick Nutrition Check for Protein Danielle Van Schaick BASc, RD, CPT Registered Dietitian, Lead Dietitian Professional Speaker 1) Begin by calculating how much protein you should be getting on a daily basis. My Minimum Daily Protein Needs = Weight in pounds x 0.8 grams divided by 2.2 What about […]

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The Shakedown on Salt

The Shakedown on Salt by Danielle Van Schaick, R.D. What is sodium? Sodium (or salt) is an essential mineral and one of four electrolytes needed for regulation of fluid balance in the body, contraction of muscles (including the heart), and the conduction of nerve impulses. How much sodium do we need in our diet? 9-50 […]

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Holiday Survival Tips

Farewell from Kevin Healthy Holiday Eating Tips Danielle Van Schaick BASc, RD, CPT Registered Dietitian, Lead Dietitian Professional Speaker Are you ready to party? The next six weeks will be filled with fun and food, plus a few diet hurdles. Here are 5 simple strategies to ease your fears of holiday eating! 1. Holiday Weight […]

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Diabetes – A Brief Overview

Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes mellitus is a complicated and chronic disease. This blog post will by no means do justice to the information now known and available about diabetes and the implications of this disease. Physicians, nurses and a host of other health care providers specialize in just diabetes and the care of the patient, so […]

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The Importance of HYDRATION

by Danielle Van Schaick, R.D. Dani Health & Nutrition What does water do for me? Water has many important functions in the body including: • Carrying oxygen and nutrients to working muscles and taking away wastes to be eliminated in urine • Sweat production so that body temperature can be regulated • Important in normal […]

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