Providence Nutrition Team

We are all about food! The Providence Nutrition Team loves to talk about and share our expertise on how to help you find the right diet, food types and maintenance tactics to help you live life to the fullest...while also enjoying the best foods that mother nature has to offer.

  • Cook with us: Hearty Italian minestrone soup

    Cook with us: Hearty Italian minestrone soup

    Join Providence and Homemade for a free, online cooking classes. In less than an hour, you’ll be enjoying minestrone soup and crackers.

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  • Tips for eating healthy while still enjoying the holidays

    Tips for eating healthy while still enjoying the holidays

    We know it’s hard to make good food and drink choices at holiday meals and events. But you can still enjoy the season without totally blowing your diet.

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  • Learn to cook with new, free online cooking classes

    Learn to cook with new, free online cooking classes

    Providence Health has partnered with Homemade to offer new, free, online cooking classes that will help you enjoy more delicious and nutritious meals.

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  • Reduce your sodium intake with small changes this summer

    Reduce your sodium intake with small changes this summer

    Make your summer barbecues and picnics low sodium events with these helpful tips.

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  • How food can become your “fuel for the future”

    How food can become your “fuel for the future”

    March is National Nutrition Month, so Providence and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics are sharing tips for maintaining healthy diets.

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  • Start the new year with healthy habits

    Start the new year with healthy habits

    Are you ready for a change this year? Try some of our tips for developing a healthy body, mind and soul.

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  • Learn how to eat well and stay safe during the holidays

    Learn how to eat well and stay safe during the holidays

    You can make good food choices, take care of your mental health and stay physically well this holiday season. Here’s how.

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  • Eating healthier: Be kind to yourself when making diet changes

    Eating healthier: Be kind to yourself when making diet changes

    Providence St. Mary's clinical nutrition manager discusses how best to achieve your healthy eating goals.

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  • Eat and drink healthy this summer

    Eat and drink healthy this summer

    This summer, follow our tips for staying hydrated, knowing which foods to eat for your health and adding more fruits and vegetables into your diet.

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  • What’s behind picky eating and how to overcome it

    What’s behind picky eating and how to overcome it

    Providence pediatricians Lisa Hoang and Jonathan Maynard share insights on what causes picky eating and what parents can do to change those habits.

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  • Stay strong with good nutrition in the new year

    Stay strong with good nutrition in the new year

    Get back on track with your New Year’s resolution to eat well by making small changes.

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  • Thyroid Awareness Month: Diet myths & truths

    Thyroid Awareness Month: Diet myths & truths

    Your thyroid regulates metabolism and keeps your brain, heart, muscles and other organs working properly. Learn how nutrition and diet can affect it.

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  • Better food, better mood: Is your diet affecting your mental health?

    Better food, better mood: Is your diet affecting your mental health?

    New research reveals how food can affect our emotional well-being. Learn some simple ways you can modify your diet to enjoy a brighter outlook.

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  • Autoimmune diseases and COVID-19: Implications for celiac sufferers

    Autoimmune diseases and COVID-19: Implications for celiac sufferers

    Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, but does it put you at higher risk for COVID-19 complications? Find answers to this and more

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  • Eat a heart-healthy diet for your overall wellness

    Eat a heart-healthy diet for your overall wellness

    A Providence nutrition expert explains how eating a heart-healthy diet reduces the risk of heart disease and offers tips to help you make healthy menu choices.

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  •  Ask an Expert: Butter vs. margarine – which is better for you?

    Ask an Expert: Butter vs. margarine – which is better for you?

    Our expert weighs in on the pros and cons, which one really is the healthier choice: butter or margarine?

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  • Folic acid: Not just for pregnant women

    Folic acid: Not just for pregnant women

    Folic acid helps support healthy blood cells, immunity and cell growth. Learn more about why this powerful B vitamin is important to everyone.

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  • What does healthy hydration look like?

    What does healthy hydration look like?

    Not only does water quench your thirst, but it also helps your body function. Learn why water is so healthy, and how to prevent dehydration and heat illness.

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  • Cancer nutrition myths: Separating fact from fiction

    Cancer nutrition myths: Separating fact from fiction

    A Providence registered dietitian discusses common cancer nutrition myths and whether certain foods affect your cancer prognosis.

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  • Spilling the beans on caffeine consumption

    Spilling the beans on caffeine consumption

    How much caffeine is in your coffee or favorite drink? And what effect does it have on your overall health? We answer these questions in our 'What You Drink' series.

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