Mary's Nutrition Show
About This Show
This is nutrition "edutainment" on a mission to help you eat better, feel better, and live better one meal at a time. Host Mary Purdy, MS, RDN, Integrative Registered Dietitian dishes out easy-to-digest info, tips, and advice about nutrition and healthy living, backed by over 10 years of clinical experience and a healthy sense of humor.
Most Recent Episode
Eating Healthy on a Budget and Food Accessiblity with Wendy Lopez - 042
6 days ago
Many people don’t feel like they have the means or accessibility to purchase healthy foods. Host Mary Purdy talks with Registered Dietician Wendy Lopez, MS, RD, about eating healthy on a budget when the food recommendations seem unfamiliar or out of reach. Wendy Lopez, MS, RD is the clinical outpatient dietitian at Open Door Family Medical Center in Port Chester, NY. Her website Food Heaven Made Easy is a collaboration with fellow dietician Jessica Jones where they offer education and support to transform the way you eat. They have been featured on NBC News, Self Magazine, Essence, Real Simple and many other publications. And, they are also advocates of bringing more people of color into the field. PLUS: The Weekly Nutrition Challenge! MENTIONED ON SHOW: Find out which staple is always in Wendy Lopez’s grocery cart… Culture As Part Of The Nutrition Conversation How your cultural background affects the foods you choose to eat and enjoy. How to work with your cultural tastes to eat healthy. Working With What Is Available In Your Neighborhood What if the produce isn’t the best quality in your supermarket. What foods to start with. Eating Healthy On A Budget How to find healthy foods if your neighborhood doesn’t have a natural market. Which foods are most cost effective. Which foods can replace the more costly health foods. How meal planning can play a part of eating cheap. Call For Dietitians From Different Backgrounds And Experiences We need providers that are diverse. Section on Wendy's website: Dietitian Spotlight highlights dietitians of color as well as other dietitians that are doing interesting work. LINKS FROM SHOW: Wendy Lopez, MS, RD, CDE Website: foodheavenmadeeasy.com Dietitian Spotlight Wendy's Links Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foodheavenshow/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoodHeavenMadeEasy Twitter: https://twitter.com/foodheavenshow The Hidden Benefits Of Menu Planning: Chat With Danielle Omar (Mary's Podcast) The Avocado Advantage (Mary's Podcast) How To Live To Be 100: The Secret Nutritional Hill of Beans (Mary’s video)