Nutrition

Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical Center help sort through all of the diet and nutrition information that's out there. They provide regular guest posts to the Picture of Health blog.

  • How to satisfy the summer snack attack

    How to satisfy the summer snack attack

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Sara A. Quinteros, dietetic intern. Whether you find yourself at the pool, on the beach or at the park this summer, there are ways...

  • Hangry no more

    Hangry no more

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Mary Beth Sodus. Physical hunger or stomach hunger involves a complex interaction between the digestive system, endocrine system and...

  • Tips to balance a diet, social life

    Tips to balance a diet, social life

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Courtney Ferreira. Weekends at the beach, evenings by the pool and backyard barbecues may be a distant memory now, but the temptations...

  • Demystifying the gluten-free diet

    Demystifying the gluten-free diet

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Stacy Pelekhaty. The most frequently asked question I receive as a registered dietitian is, "What is gluten and why is it so bad for...

  • How to lighten up Baltimore's summer cuisine

    How to lighten up Baltimore's summer cuisine

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Rebecca Smith, a clinical dietitian. Baltimoreans have plenty of delicious food to choose from during the summer, including local...

  • Herbs and edible flowers: Growing, cooking and storing

    Herbs and edible flowers: Growing, cooking and storing

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Taylor Sirles. May has arrived, and warmer and longer days allow flowers to bloom and herbs to grow here in Baltimore. Edible flowers...

  • Bug appetit: The nutritional value of eating insects

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Sara Foresman. The practice of eating insects, known as entomophagy, has existed for thousands of years. Although Western society...

  • Using nutrition to optimize performance during high intensity workouts

    Using nutrition to optimize performance during high intensity workouts

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Kathyrn Violette. Careful planning is the key for athletes when it comes to eating for high intensity workouts. Proper nutrition prepares...

  • Squashing the myth of humdrum winter veggies

    Squashing the myth of humdrum winter veggies

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Ellen Loreck. With the recent release of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, vegetables retain their superstar status. Eating a veggie-centered...

  • Tips for a healthier holiday

    Tips for a healthier holiday

    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute guest posts to The Baltimore Sun's Picture of Health blog. The latest post is from Caroline Meehan. The holiday season is upon us and with that comes food — a lot of sugary, high-calorie, high-fat foods. Additionally,...

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