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.

  • 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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  • The immune system and folic acid: Are you getting enough?

    The immune system and folic acid: Are you getting enough?

    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?

    The third installment of our ‘What You Drink’ series looks at hydration: what it is, why it’s important and how to up your fluid intake.

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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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  • Drink the rainbow with a colorful, healthy smoothie

    Drink the rainbow with a colorful, healthy smoothie

    Adding a wide range of colorful fruits and vegetables to your smoothie to “drink the rainbow” is an easy, convenient way to add vital nutrients to your menu.

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  • How much liquid sugar is hiding in your beverage?

    How much liquid sugar is hiding in your beverage?

    Sugar-sweetened beverages are a leading source of sugar in the average diet. Learn what liquid sugar can do to your health.

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  • Insights into successful weight loss

    Insights into successful weight loss

    Maintaining a healthy weight during the pandemic has been difficult, but there are strategies that can help you lose weight through behavior modification.

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  • Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Is COVID-19 making women drink more? Research says yes.

    Alcohol use among women is increasing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover why and healthier ways to cope with stress and anxiety.

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  • Fighting food insecurity through community partnerships

    Fighting food insecurity through community partnerships

    Food insecurity is impacting communities around the country. The Providence Community Health Investment is helping its partners provide healthy meals and hope to those impacted.

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  • Under the weather? These foods may help you get back on top

    Under the weather? These foods may help you get back on top

    When you’re feeling under the weather, certain foods have the potential to soothe. Try chicken soup, broth and ginger to start.

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  • Personalize your plate: National Nutrition Month

    Personalize your plate: National Nutrition Month

    MyPlate is a basic template for a healthy diet, including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy. Learn how to personalize your plate during National Nutrition Month.

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  • Food for the soul: Macaroni & cheese

    Food for the soul: Macaroni & cheese

    Learn more about soul food and its origins — and try one of these delicious recipes. Learn more.

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  • Turmeric, the ancient golden spice with healing properties

    Turmeric, the ancient golden spice with healing properties

    Providence shares turmeric's history, health benefits and recipes that highlight the healing properties of this ancient, yellow spice.

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  • Chickpeas: Going beyond hummus

    Chickpeas: Going beyond hummus

    Learn how chickpeas help lower cholesterol, manage blood sugar and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

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  • Cauliflower: More than broccoli's paler counterpart

    Cauliflower: More than broccoli's paler counterpart

    Is cauliflower just a trendy health fad or does it bring real health benefits? Underneath all the hype, cauliflower is a nutrition superstar.

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