Now Offering Nutrigenomix

We are excited to announce that our Registered Dietitian, Kristie L. Finnan, RDN, LDN,  is now offering an exciting new service called Nutrigenomix. It is a simple genetic test using your saliva that will allow for personalized nutrition recommendations that are based on your DNA! Please find out more here and call for your appointment […]

About- Davida Kleinman, MA, RDN, LDN

Davida believes that food should look good, taste good, and most important- make us feel good!  She specialized in weight management, pediatric obesity, cardiac health, women’s health issues, menu planning, vegetarian diets, diabetes. She says, “I believe that it’s never too late to make positive changes in your diet.”  Davida especially enjoys working with parents, children, and families.   

About- Andrea Young, RDN, LDN

Andrea specializes in: diabetes, cardiac, weight management, oncology & food allergies.  She has first hand knowledge of food allergies.  She says, “Growing up with a peanut and tree nut allergies, I know living with a food allergy can be difficult, especially when first diagnosed. I know that with my years of first hand experience and […]

Nutrition Label Help

Since it is National Nutrition Month, hopefully many of you are trying to be more aware of what you’re eating. Although you may have good intentions, food companies have marketing tactics that can easily trick us into buying the less healthy choices that are available. Here are some easy tips for tricky foods so you […]

Eat with your body, not with your eyes!

Early in November I had the opportunity to attend the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Fall Meeting. One of the speakers was Jim Painter, PhD, RD. He really opened my eyes to how easily our appetites are influenced by portion sizes and food availability. 20 years ago a bagel was 140 calories, now […]

Registered Dietitians – The Key to a Healthy Selfie

Body Image is a constant struggle for women of all shapes and sizes.  We live in a world that is swayed by media and other external pressures, causing us to set unrealistic ideals for ourselves.  At University of Connecticut I am a facilitator for a program called “The Body Project,” written by Carolyn Becker and […]