Jess Kolko

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March 12, 2013 @ Whole Story
April is mango madness time around here and! Here are some of my favorite facts and tips to get the most out of mangoes during this lively – albeit short lived - season.
December 20, 2012 @ Whole Story
This time of year we’re bombarded with ways to slim down or shape up -- and it all makes us want to tune out! If healthy habits don’t fit into real life, they’re not going to stick. Here are some tips to make meals healthier and life a little easier without following a one-size-fits-all strategy.
November 19, 2012 @ Whole Story
Simple strategies to help make the holidays a little bit healthier, a little less hectic and a lot more enjoyable.
October 11, 2012 @ Whole Story
Not to scare you…but Halloween is just around the corner and it’s just the tip of the iceberg of the holiday season. It seems to just ramp up from October all the way through to spring.
September 30, 2012 @ Whole Story
If you are the parent of kids or just a big kid yourself, the idea of eating healthy on the go can seem a bit overwhelming. Likely you are already beginning to establish a regular routine since the summer break; but just in case the back-to-school and off-to-soccer-practice flutter still has you spinning, I’m here to provide you with some tips to help you reclaim that lunch-packing confidence. 
August 18, 2012 @ Whole Story
Long gone are the days of gulping down cod liver oil to ensure your body is getting the recommended amount of Vitamin D. In fact, your best and cheapest source is right outside the window: the sun, specifically UVB rays.
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Jess - a registered dietitian (RD) - joined the Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating team in October of 2011 as healthy eating RD & culinary educator. Before pursuing her degree in nutrition and the RD credential, Jess worked extensively in the restaurant industry. She is also an avid runner and long distance triathlete.