Category Archives: Featured

Grow your food!

Wouldn’t you love to know where your food comes from? Don’t spend any more time wondering, spend time gardening! There is so much inspiration for gardening here in Bucks County with all of the lovely local farms around town that grow organic produce. Growing your own food is such a rewarding experience. Not only do […] Continue reading

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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 honor […] Continue reading

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About- Andrea Young, RDN, LDN

Andrea Young, RDN, LDN graduated Magna Cum Laude from West Chester University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics with a minor in Psychology.  After graduating, she was immediately accepted into a dietetic internship in the Philadelphia area and became a Registered Dietitian! She also worked as a  Clinical Dietitian at St. […] Continue reading

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Strawberry Season Is Here

Once again it is Strawberry season.  Many farms are offering pick-your-own strawberries.  This a great family activity.  Children can see how strawberries grow rather than just seeing them come out of a plastic box.  The strawberry patch at my favorite market, The Market at Delval, is open for picking.  On Sunday my daughter and I […] Continue reading

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The YumBox is a bento like box made for kids ages 3 and up.  The YumBox contains an illustrated food tray divided into five ½ cup portions representing the five food groups: protein, dairy, fruit, vegetable, and grains.  The tray also contains a sma… Continue reading

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The Balanced Lunch Box

The Balanced Lunch Box   What’s the greatest thing about packing your kids lunch? You get to put whatever you want in it! So why not take advantage of this opportunity and throw in something from each of the recommended food groups. Not only will you be pleased with yourself for “doing the right thing” […] Continue reading

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No Big Gulps in NYC, Why the Government Got Involved

No Big Gulps in NYC: Why the government got involved  By Beth Schuler One of the biggest problems facing the health of Americans in our country is obesity where sugar is a huge contributor to this growing problem. Local government officials have attempted to ban the sales of sugary drinks that they think will help […] Continue reading

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Kids on the Go, What to Eat

Kids on the Go 5 Easy meals to keep your active child happy and healthy By: Siobhan O’Donnell For as far back as I can remember I was always on at least 2 different sports teams at any given time.  For me this was the best, I always loved being active and playing sports.  For […] Continue reading

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The Balance Plate

    The Balance Plate is advertised to help you control portion sizes and guide you with five principles based on the current USDA nutrition guidelines: Portion, Proportion, Variety, Balance, and Moderation.   The Balance Plate, available in… Continue reading

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SlimPlate System Weight Loss in a Box

    The SlimPlate System is not only a portion control tool, but a whole system for weight loss.  Designed by two physicians this system provides the tools to eat less and choose healthier foods.  The system includes 4 lunch/dinner plates, … Continue reading

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