Eat Your Way to a Better Holiday: 10 Tips

By Karen Sechowski, RD Karen Sechowski is a registered dietitian in the Greater Chicago area whose passion is prevention through education. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Health Science. She completed her dietetic internship at Prairie View A&M University in the Houston area.  MaybeContinue reading “Eat Your Way to a Better Holiday: 10 Tips”

A healthy iftaar

After fasting for more than 12 hours, I am ready to eat! Here are some tips that I keep in mind especially at an iftaar party: Pick up the healthy options: Most likely we will be eating our traditional/cultural foods.  When it comes to our traditional foods, not all of them are unhealthy. Cholay (chickpeas), fruitContinue reading “A healthy iftaar”

Is dieting the answer?

What comes to mind when you hear the word “diet”? Well, personally, I think restrictive, temporary, and burdensome. All of these words have a negative connotation and you cannot change with a negative attitude. You have to have a positive attitude to bring about a positive change in your life! Diet is temporary – weContinue reading “Is dieting the answer?”