Don’t forget to wash your hands when grilling.

The summer time is prime time for all things social and outdoors. Memorial Day kicks off the grilling season! One of everyone’s favorite activities to do outside with friends and family is grilling. Whether you’re grilling chicken, burgers, or anything else you might be craving, it’s so important to remember the steps you can take from […]

My MTHFR Gene Mutation Story

Written by Miranda Ortolani From as young as I can remember, I never felt right after eating. I thought to myself, “this doesn’t feel normal”, but I sort of just assumed that it was. Finally, when I was 18 years old I was diagnosed with IBS(irritable bowel syndrome) and was put on a low-FODMAP diet. […]

Low FODMAP Diet for IBS

If you are suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, you might be starting to feel like there is no way out. The good news? There is! By avoiding high FODMAP foods, you will be able to relieve your symptoms fairly quick if you follow the diet. What are FODMAPs? FODMAP stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides, and […]

Tips for turning your kids into healthy eaters

Dealing with picky eaters is a common struggle for many parents. We all want our kids to be good eaters but sometimes we don’t know the right tricks. The prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States increases each day, so it is important to introduce your children to healthy foods that will benefit their […]

About Miranda Ortolani

Miranda Ortolani is a senior Nutrition/Dietetics major at Penn State University. Miranda is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle that includes a well balanced diet and exercise. “My mom is the cook in the house and she is a very healthy eater, so from a young age I was always fed good meals with great […]

Healthy, Nut-Free Snacks for School

If peanuts are part of your go to snack that you pack your kids for school, it may be a safe idea to switch it up! Peanut allergies are one of the most common in younger children; many schools and classrooms are even nut-free as a precaution. Although nuts can be present in many easy […]

Bucks Happening- Winner 2014- Best Nutritionist

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Thank you to my patients, friends and family who supported me with their votes for Best Nutritionist in Bucks County!  I just got the great news that I won 🙂 Congratulations to my fellow Registered Dietitian Nutritionists- Michelle Danella and Jennifer Lynn-Pullman, finalists, and Michelle Verona-Williams, also nominated! It is an […]