Pack the Perfect Summer Lunchbox

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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

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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.