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Katherine Ancona, R.D.

Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition, and Culinary Science from Clemson University in 2013. While attending Clemson University, she led a team of undergraduate students in modifying recipes to be healthier. She is most interested in wellness, pediatric, and culinary nutrition, and she also serves as a volunteer for the Kids Eat Right Campaign. Katherine completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State University in 2014, and began working for Whitson’s Culinary Group as a Registered Dietitian in August of 2016.

Katherine Ancona

Katherine Ancona

Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition, and Culinary Science from Clemson University in 2013. While attending Clemson University, she led a team of undergraduate students in modifying recipes to be healthier. She is most interested in wellness, pediatric, and culinary nutrition, and she also serves as a volunteer for the Kids Eat Right Campaign. Katherine completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State University in 2014, and began working for Whitson’s Culinary Group as a Registered Dietitian in August of 2016.

Harvest of the Month: Peppers

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Welcome to November! This month, here at Whitsons we would like to highlight our Harvest of the Month, peppers. According to scholars, peppers originated in South America and have been cultivated for more than 9000 years! There are many varieties of peppers currently available in the United States; ...
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Harvest of the Month: Apples

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It is officially fall, which means it is not only the season for warm sweaters, pumpkin picking, and football, but it’s the perfect time for eating apples.     Nutritional Benefits of Apples: Apples are not only full of flavor, but they contain important vitamins and minerals as well. Their nutri...
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Cooking with Cauliflower

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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It is officially summer time, which means that cauliflower is now in season. Here at Whitsons, we want to make sure that you get the most out of this amazing vegetable. Cauliflower is one of many vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the Brassicaceae family which also includes cabbage, Br...
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Staying Healthy with Calcium

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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There are many vitamins and minerals that are essential to living a healthy life. Calcium is one mineral that plays a vital role in maintaining the body by building strong bones and teeth.    According to studies, calcium is an important mineral that needs to be consumed throughout the day. It is ...
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