How Can I Eat Enough Protein During A Meat Shortage? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Many people rely on beef, pork, and poultry as the main source of protein for their meals; and getting enough protein is important. Protein helps to build muscle, repair tissue and provides energy, along with essential vitamins and minerals. But as we face a potential meat shortage these days, it’s good to know there are …

Read More

How Do I Keep My Family Healthy Under A Stay-At-Home Guidance? Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
During these difficult and unusual times, it can be a challenge to think about eating healthy and staying physically active. Particularly as many find themselves facing financial uncertainty, planning your weekly grocery budget and saving money is a particular concern across the US. (Contact the Lowcountry Food Bank if you are low on food, or …

Read More

A New Year’s Resolution to Extend Your Life: Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Happy New Year! If you’re going to keep one resolution this year, make it one that counts for decades. The …

Read More

Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog, Health Check
Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store to choose from. They are …

Read More