3 Rules to Ensure a Safe and Healthy Thanksgiving Meal

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Thanksgiving is a time of year to reflect on life’s many blessings and is traditionally spent at the table sharing a delicious feast with family and friends. To make this day one to remember, follow these three simple rules to ensure a safe and healthy Thanksgiving meal. 1. Prep your turkey properly Turkeys can be […]

About Kathryn Fakier

Kathryn Fakier is a registered and licensed dietitian and manager of Clinical Nutrition at Our Lady of the Lake. She is also a Board Certified specialist in oncology nutrition.

9 Foods and Nutrients You Should be Eating During Pregnancy

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The holidays are in full-swing, and so are the food temptations. At 31 weeks pregnant, I’ve learned that being pregnant during the holidays can be challenging. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends women in their second trimester consume an extra 340 calories per day, while women in their third trimester consume an extra 450 […]

About Kathryn Fakier

Kathryn Fakier is a registered and licensed dietitian and manager of Clinical Nutrition at Our Lady of the Lake. She is also a Board Certified specialist in oncology nutrition.

Fall Produce You Can Buy Locally

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Fall is a great time in South Louisiana because there are so many activities for families to enjoy as the weather cools off from the summer heat. A great way to spend some quality family time and enjoy the cooler weather is to head out to your local farmers’ market. Most farmers’ markets are filled […]

About Kathryn Fakier

Kathryn Fakier is a registered and licensed dietitian and manager of Clinical Nutrition at Our Lady of the Lake. She is also a Board Certified specialist in oncology nutrition.

Healthy Tiger Tailgating: Tips and Recipes to Make You Roar

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It’s almost my favorite time of year – cool weather, the smell of burning sugarcane, and LSU football! I must admit, as an avid tailgater, there are challenges to sticking to a healthy diet when there is a spread of delicious and never-ending food. When shopping for those pre-game groceries, remember there are many healthy […]

About Kathryn Fakier

Kathryn Fakier is a registered and licensed dietitian and manager of Clinical Nutrition at Our Lady of the Lake. She is also a Board Certified specialist in oncology nutrition.