Food is more than just the fuel we need to sustain ourselves and provide the energy to get through busy days. Many foods, herbs and spices offer healing properties, and when used properly can actually stimulate appetite, reduce nausea, improve taste and provide comfort.
Simple, real, whole foods prepared using healthy cooking methods can boost our immune systems, provide relief from stomach issues, reduce the chemicals in our bodies, help manage weight, and offer a whole host of other benefits. By consuming fewer processed foods, you will lower the amount of unwanted and often harmful substances contained in synthetic additives.
Explore the nutrition tools below, and be sure to visit our blog and Resources section for additional tips and recipes. Knowledge is power!
- Food Rules by Michael Pollan
- The Cancer Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz
- Organic Consumers
- Lancaster Farm Fresh Co-op
Helpful Nutrition Apps
- Non-GMO Project Shopping Guide by The Non-GMO Project
- EWG’s Food Scores by Environmental Working Group
- Healing Foods by Simon & Schuster
By changing the way you eat today, you are contributing to your future health and wellness!
Unite for HER not only gave me resources and information about how to nourish and heal my own body after breast cancer treatment, but it also introduced me to an amazing community of women, some of whom have become dear friends and an invaluable support network.
Get to know Katie, our nutrition advisor.
Katie Cavuto MS, RD, Chef is a Philadelphia-based registered dietitian and wellness advocate. Katie believes that health is about more than what you eat. She aims to inspire people to live well through messages of self-love, food enjoyment, mindfulness and gratitude. She inspires people to create joyful eating and cooking experiences. Katie appears in regular nutrition and cooking segments on local and national TV.
Her writing and recipes have been showcased nationally in Eating Well Magazine, Everyday with Rachel Ray Magazine, O, the Oprah Magazine, Parents Magazine and more. Katie is the dietitian for the Philadelphia Flyers and Phillies and the Nutrition Advisor for Unite For HER. For more of her recipes and wellness tips, visit her blog www.nourishbreathethrive.com. Katie’s first book, Whole Cooking and Nutrition: An Everyday Superfoods Approach to Planning, Cooking and Eating with Diabetes, is being published by the American Diabetes Association in September of 2016.