Category: Health & Wellness

New Year, New You

New Year, New You Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Happy New Year! The New Year is a time for a fresh start, and many people put their energy into wellness for their families and themselves. Making a plan is usually easier than sticking to it, but we want to help you find success, and offer some solutions highlighted by…

Resolution Solution

Resolution Solution Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist Happy, healthy New Year! Every January, I am asked to share the best ways to get started on a healthier lifestyle. My top picks are: Eat more seafood Eat more produce Drink more water “More” is the key. Adding beneficial foods and practices is far easier than taking anything away, and more…

Sweet Success – National Diabetes Month

Sweet Success – National Diabetes Month Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, CDN   Senior Nutritionist When I was seeing patients with diabetes, one of their biggest frustrations was finding a low calorie sweetener that would taste good, be convenient and meaningfully help them manage sugar intake. The products available then had no calories, but they also did not have a good taste, and were hard…

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free

More in the Store – Allergen Friendly and Gluten Free Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, CDN  Senior Nutritionist   The annual Capital Region Allergen and Gluten Free Expo (http://www.allergenexpo.com/) will take place on October 21st, on the first floor at Crossgates Mall, from 10 AM to 3 PM, with 50 exhibits and educators sharing their expertise and products. This is a…

October is a #SeafoodParty!

October is a #SeafoodParty! Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist   October is National Seafood Month, and we always bring the best seafood to our communities, sourced by a great team. This year we partnered with Pier 33 Gourmet Seafood, a world leader in Ocean Raised Atlantic Salmon®. Pier 33 Gourmet Seafood (www.Pier33Gourmet.com) is committed to bringing highly nutritious, flavorful,…

Family Mealtimes Matter – All Year Long

Family Mealtimes Matter – All Year Long Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN Senior Nutritionist   Today marks the original CASA Family Day, promoted by the Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) and Price Chopper since 2001, when their research showed the positive link between more family meals and less negative behavior in at risk teens. Since then, the research keeps…

National Family Meals Month Event

Family Mealtimes Matter Saturday Event!   September is National Family Meals Month ™, and we are celebrating in stores throughout upstate New York with our friends from Cornell Cooperative Extension and Eat Smart NY! Information, education and some great recipes will be shared – check out Pizza Hummus for a fun twist on a smart snack! We have fresh, delicious…