Pack the Perfect Summer Lunchbox


School is out for summer, so that means there’s a good chance you will have to pack a lunch to send along with your child for picnics, camps or road trips. It’s easy to be tempted to grab fast food, and it’s no surprise that some of the most popular snack items for kids include […]

9 Foods and Nutrients You Should be Eating During Pregnancy


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.