Pivoting in the Pandemic: Making Culinary Medicine Accessible and Engaging
December 8, 2020
Dr. McWhorter blogs about implementing virtual Culinary Medicine courses at UTSPH during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eat Your Water: 12 Hydrating Healthy Fruits and Vegetables
July 16, 2020
Dr. McWhorter talks about hydration through fruit and vegetable consumption.
How to encourage healthy eating for the body and mind during stay-at-home orders
April 8, 2020
Stay-at-home orders from government officials due to the COVID-19 pandemic have forced us to quickly adapt to a new normal, especially when it comes to eating. Restaurant dining rooms are closed, grocery shopping can be challenging, many parents are tasked with serving meals while working from home, and families who relied on school meals are now left to provide them since schools closed.
Healthy meals can be easy for Galveston County parents feeding children stuck at home
March 29, 2020
Chef Wesley McWhorter discusses easy meals to create for the family during shelter in place.
What is Collagen?
January 23, 2020
Shannon Weston is interviewed about collagen supplements.
Mediterranean Style Diet Can Help Relieve Symptoms of Depression
January 9, 2020
Chef Wesley McWhorter talks to Fox 26 Morning Show about the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet.
The Flexitarian Diet
December 11, 2019
Shannon Weston joins Houston's Morning Show to discuss The Flexitarian Diet
Tips and recipes to help you kick-start a healthy holiday season
November 25, 2019
The holidays are a wonderful time to break bread with loved ones, but for those who are trying to eat healthier, it can be minefield of fat-laden gravy, calorie-packed cheese balls, and sublime sugary desserts.
Dietitians dish out tips and recipes for a healthy, happy holiday
November 22, 2019
Dietitians with UTHealth School of Public Health’s Nourish Program offer some advice along with a few recipes to help you kick-start the upcoming holiday season.
Food for thought: Medical schools lack adequate nutrition education
September 25, 2019
A new study shows that medical students lack the knowledge, skills and confidence to counsel patients on nutrition.
How food can help prevent chronic inflammation
May 28, 2019
Chronic, low-grade inflammation can linger for months or years and is linked to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. UTHealth dietitians say the best prescriptions for treating chronic inflammation lie in not only pharmacies but our kitchens.
Sugar alternatives to help fight diabetes
February 27, 2019
Those who like their sweet treats may be interested to know that products like date sugar and coconut sugar are joining ordinary granulated sugar on store shelves these days.