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Posted by Courtney Yablonsky
Courtney Yablonsky
Courtney is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist with a passion, and open-mindedness, f...
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on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
in School Nutrition Blog
2017 carrots
How to include Carrots in your child’s daily diet Tis’ a New Year and for some a new start to healthy eating.  This month, Whitsons School Nutrition will introduce students to their vegetable of the month, Carrots. Carrots are packed with several essential vitamins and minerals that students will g...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Friday, 02 December 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
Fruitofthemonth title
Ahh Pears, it's Whitsons School Nutritions' Fruit of the Month for the month of the December. There are endless benefits to eating this fabulous fruit, but here are just a few!   Click on the image to see vidoe.   To learn more about Whitsons' school nutrition program, visit our school nutritio...
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Posted by Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD is a member of Whitsons' nutrition department as a Registered Dietitian. Laura, al...
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on Monday, 17 October 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
SugarandSugarSubstitutes
The new updates to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/) urges the US population to cut back on added sugar intake.  Americans between the ages of 4-18 years old consume up to 17% of their daily calories from added sugar, compared to the recommendation that a ma...
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Posted by Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD is a member of Whitsons' nutrition department as a Registered Dietitian. Laura, al...
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on Friday, 23 September 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
SportsNutrition2
Whitsons Interactive Nutrition (W.I.N) program from the Nutrition Services department of Whitsons Culinary Group, is excited to now offer a variety of workshops and seminars relating to sports nutrition!  Many student athletes are unaware of just how powerful proper nutrition is when it comes to fue...
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Posted by Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD is a member of Whitsons' nutrition department as a Registered Dietitian. Laura, al...
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on Monday, 19 September 2016
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AskTheRD
Starting this school year, Whitsons is proud to showcase our experienced team of registered dietitians by picking their brains with frequently asked questions that we receive from students, parents, and the community.    Our team consists of Katherine Barfuss, RD, CDN, Courtney Yablonsky, RD, CDN,...
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Posted by Katherine Ancona
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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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on Monday, 12 September 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
HealthySnackingforStudents
Snacking……we all do it, and here at Whitson’s we want to make sure you do it right! When healthy snacks are added to your child’s day, they can have a positive impact.  Snacks are important because they can help children get the correct nutrients needed for growth, maintain a healthy weight, and e...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Tuesday, 30 August 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
TastyTuesday 8 30
Tasty TuesdayTip of the Week: When students eat a healthy breakfast, it helps improve their concentration and performance in the classroom. To learn more about Whitsons School Nutrition program, visit us on the web at www.whitsons.com....
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6 Healthy Breakfast Foods For Kids

Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Monday, 22 August 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
6 Healthy Food 4Kids
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for parents it’s even more important now that it’s back to school time. Studies have shown an increase in both attention skills and knowledge retention when children begin their day with a balanced, nutritious breakfast.   So give your students a...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
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Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Thursday, 18 August 2016
in Recipes
SmoothieoftheWeek Watermelon Smoothie final
Want to enjoy the great taste of Watermelon in a smoothie? Try our tart and tasty Watermelon smoothie recipe and enjoy this delightful and healthy summetime fruit!   For more great recipes and food tips, sign up for our blogs. To learn more about Whitsons and our dining services, visit us on the w...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Thursday, 04 August 2016
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ChocoChipCookieRecipe
Happy Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!  Try our decadent Chocolate Chip cookie recipe that is sure to be a hit with house guests, friends and family.     For more recipes and cooking tips, sign up for our blog at www.whitsons.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!                  ...
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Happy National Watermelon Day!

Posted by Jessica Diaz
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Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Wednesday, 03 August 2016
in General Interest
Happy National Watermelon Day
Happy National Watermelon Day from Whitsons Culinary Group! Did you know the average American eats 16 pounds of watermelon each year?   Watermelons contain high levels of water and electrolytes which make them ideal for keeping you hydrated and also as a refreshing summertime treat. Filled with e...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Monday, 25 July 2016
in Health & Nutrition
MoveitMonday7 25
Use a chair to stretch your legs. Stretching helps increase blood flow to the muscles and helps joints move through their range of motion.   So get up and stretch!   For more health and nutrition tips sign up for our blogs on our website and connect with us online.  www.whitsons.com...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Thursday, 21 July 2016
in Health & Nutrition
SmoothieoftheWeek BlueberrySmoothie
Want to enjoy the benefits of bluerries in smoothie form? Try our Blueberry smoothie recipe it's naturally delicious!   Blueberry Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt 1 large banana sliced 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vani...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Thursday, 21 July 2016
in Health & Nutrition
SmoothieoftheWeek BlueberrySmoothie
Want to enjoy the benefits of bluerries in smoothie form? Try our Blueberry smoothie recipe it's naturally delicious!   Blueberry Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt 1 large banana sliced 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vani...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Tuesday, 19 July 2016
in Health & Nutrition
sixhealthybreakfastideas totalfinal
Looking to eat a healthy breakfast but don't know what to choose? Try these six quick and healthy to go breakfast items and start the day off well!   To learn more about Whitsons and get more healthy food tips, visit us on the web at www.whitsons.com....
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
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Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Monday, 18 July 2016
in Prepared Meals Blog
Healthy Side Dishes Graphic AM
Looking for some ideas for side salads?  Here are few great and healthy suggestions! For more healthy meal ideas, visit us on the web and sign up for our blog at www.whitsons.com....
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz
Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Tuesday, 05 July 2016
in Health & Nutrition
Getbackinothealthyeatig
After a holiday weekend filled with indulging in sweets and high calorie beverages it’s difficult from some to get back into the routine of healthy eating.  But as long as you have the desire to get back into pre-holiday shape, there is still hope.  Here are a few great tips on how you can return to...
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Posted by Jessica Diaz
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Jessica Diaz, is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages the ...
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on Monday, 13 June 2016
in Health & Nutrition
FoodForFuel
Keeping ones energy level up during throughout the work day can be a challenge, especially if your work day is more than 8 hours. Exhaustion can grow from the vicious cycle of continuously working late along with lack of sleep and consuming huge amounts of coffee. Your lunchtime turned nap time in y...
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Posted by Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD is a member of Whitsons' nutrition department as a Registered Dietitian. Laura, al...
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on Monday, 23 May 2016
in School Nutrition Blog
MindBodySoul
Everyone experiences stress, and each person has a different way of dealing with it.  Many people choose to turn to food to help them feel better, and that can lead to more stress when those extra calories add up to extra pounds.  If you’re already stressed out, why add to it?  Food should be enjoya...
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Stress Awareness Month

Posted by Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines
Laura Binder-Hines, MS, RD is a member of Whitsons' nutrition department as a Registered Dietitian. Laura, al...
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on Monday, 25 April 2016
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StressAwarenessMonth
Each person encounters a different type and/or amount of stress each day, whether from home, work, relationships, and whatever comes up in between.  Everyone responds to stress differently, and how you handle your response to stress can make a big difference to your state of overall health.  Researc...
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