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Katherine Ancona, R.D.

Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition, and Culinary Science from Clemson University in 2013. While attending Clemson University, she led a team of undergraduate students in modifying recipes to be healthier. She is most interested in wellness, pediatric, and culinary nutrition, and she also serves as a volunteer for the Kids Eat Right Campaign. Katherine completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State University in 2014, and began working for Whitson’s Culinary Group as a Registered Dietitian in August of 2016.

Katherine Ancona

Katherine Ancona

Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Food, Nutrition, and Culinary Science from Clemson University in 2013. While attending Clemson University, she led a team of undergraduate students in modifying recipes to be healthier. She is most interested in wellness, pediatric, and culinary nutrition, and she also serves as a volunteer for the Kids Eat Right Campaign. Katherine completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State University in 2014, and began working for Whitson’s Culinary Group as a Registered Dietitian in August of 2016.

Tomatoes: The Produce of the Month

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Tuesday, 30 May 2017
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Summer is just around the corner and that means that tomatoes are now in season! There are hundreds of different tomato varieties; all are different in flavor, texture, and appearance. This month at Whitsons, we are highlighting tomatoes, their nutritional value and dishes were tomatoes are the main...
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High Blood Pressure Awareness Month

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Monday, 15 May 2017
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About one third of Americans have high blood pressure. This number can easily be reduced through a balanced and healthy diet. Here at Whitsons we want to make sure that you have all the tools necessary keep your blood pressure right where it is supposed to be!   When you eat a diet that is heart-h...
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May Produce of the Month: Lettuce

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Monday, 01 May 2017
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Happy Spring! Whitsons is pleased to present our vegetable of the month for the month of May, Lettuce. Lettuce is in season and will be featured in schools this month. So just why is lettuce so good for you? Aside from its great taste and large varieties, lettuce is packed with many nutrients.   L...
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Foods for Eye Health

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Katherine Ancona is a Registered Dietitian for Whitsons Culinary Group. She received her Master’s Degree in Fo...
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on Thursday, 06 April 2017
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Eating healthy to maintain your normal body functions is always at the top of the list, but what about eating healthy for your vision?  There are many foods that are beneficial for eye health.  For instance, it is important to consume nutrients with components such as omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zi...
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