Fiber Especially Important for Young Girls

From apples to pears; carrots to zucchini. For all the girls we love, eat your fruits and vegetables. According to a new study,

Women who eat more high-fiber foods during adolescence and young adulthood—especially lots of fruits and vegetables—may have significantly lower breast cancer risk than those who eat less dietary fiber when young, according to a new large-scale study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
— http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-02-higher-dietary-fiber-intake-young.html


Eating Healthy in 2016

Eating Healthy in 2016

Ring in a healthy new year by teaching kids the importance of food, nutrition and eating skills: food to fuel busy, successful lives; nutrition to nourish strong bodies and smart brains; and eating skills to enjoy the social aspect of meals with family and friends.

Food & Nutrition Expo 2015

In my old stomping ground, Nashville TN with 9,999 RDN friends for the annual food, nutrition, and health conference... and networking fun. 

 Visit eatright.org and kidseatright.org for the most up to date evidence based nutrition information. 

Visit eatright.org and kidseatright.org for the most up to date evidence based nutrition information. 

 Exhibits, samples, learning sessions, and excursions now begin. Bringing the facts to your table. 

Exhibits, samples, learning sessions, and excursions now begin. Bringing the facts to your table. 

 On the Dairy Farm Tour

On the Dairy Farm Tour

 A milk toast.   

A milk toast.   

 Photo op with RDN friends from the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Photo op with RDN friends from the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

 Proud to be an Academy Media Spokesperson. 

Proud to be an Academy Media Spokesperson. 

 Spokesperson laughs. 

Spokesperson laughs. 

Join me on 1230 WFVA Friday, September 4th!

Hey everyone, please join me on News Talk 1230 AM Fredericksburg on Town Talk with Ted Schubel, Friday, September 4th at 8 AM EDT. 

Ted and I will be discussing the following things:

1. Back to School Nutrition
2. Tips and Tricks Avoiding the College Freshman 15
3. Smart Food Safety Tips

Please send your questions to Facebook and I will be sure to answer them on the air! Look forward to hearing from you!

 

New Academy Spokespeople Press Release

It’s official! Honored to be one of two selected to be a new Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson. I'm joining a talented group of 30 RDNs from around the country who aim to translate food and nutrition science into usable information for improving public health. Looking forward to working with all my fellow spokespersons! Attached are links to an Academy announcement and my bio from the 2015 Media Guide.

http://www.eatrightpro.org/resource/media/meet-our-spokespeople/spokespeople/nancy-farrell-ms-rdn

http://www.eatrightpro.org/resources/media/meet-our-spokespeople/spokespeople