Items Tagged ‘Dietitian’

April 26, 2019

Superfood of the month: Avocado

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

The superfood for May is avocados! Avocados seem to be growing in popularity in the food and nutrition world. Do wonder what all the excitement is about? Avocados contain 20 vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients making them nutrient dense. This superfood is a high fat food with over half of its fat content coming from […]

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Tags: Avocado, Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, Nutrition


April 25, 2019

Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian

Calories: 250 | Protein: 6.5g | Carbs: 30g | Total Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 9g | Sodium: 255mg Yield: 6 | Serving Size: 2 tortilla wraps Ingredients 2 tbsp. canola oil 1 yellow onion, diced 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced ¼ tsp Oregano ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chili powder ¼ tsp ground black pepper 1-1/2 […]

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Tags: Blog, Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, health, Nutrition, Recipe


January 21, 2019

Multigrain Snack Bar with Chocolate

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Fortunately for you, chocolate can be a part of a healthy diet. Like any food, the less processed it is, the better it is. In this case, more cocoa and less added fat and sugar allows us to increase our phytonutrient intake without empty calories. Phytonutrients are natural chemicals produced by plants […]

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Tags: cooking class, Culinary Classes, Dietitian, Food, health, Nutrition, Recipe


July 24, 2018

Zero Waste Fresh Gazpacho

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

With tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, bell peppers, celery and basil – this nutrient-rich, satisfying salad-in-a-glass, cool and complex soup blends the perfect balance of vegetables, herbs, and spices. Would you like to try this out before you make it yourself? We will be providing free samples under the stairs of the DAHLC on Aug 6! Calories: 101 […]

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Tags: cook, Dietitian, Food, Nutrition, Recipe, Soup


October 7, 2016

Healthy Twist to Trick-or-Treating

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Fall is here and that means beautiful foliage, trips to the pumpkin patch and the sugar-fueled event we all know as Halloween!  There are so many fun aspects for kids – the chance to dress up and ‘be someone else’ and, of course, the treats – pretty exciting stuff! But you may have thought about […]

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Tags: Blog, Dietitian, Nutrition, Nutrition Class, Nutrition Corner


March 16, 2016

Healthy Aging Exploration Series: Eat Smart

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Healthy Aging Exploration Series Topic: Eat Smart Presenter: Kristen Blixt, Registered Dietitian When: Thursday, March 24th; 10:30-11:30am in DAHLC Subway Level Room 200 No sign up required, just drop in and learn about fun and easy ways to eat smart. Mayo Clinic employees, retirees, volunteers, students, spouses and Charter House residents are welcome to attend.

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Tags: Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, health, healthy aging, healthy aging exploration series, Nutrition, Registrations


March 5, 2016

Ask the Dietitian!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

Since it’s National Nutrition Month, we thought it would be fun to ask our lovely dietitians here at the DAHLC about what kinds of foods they enjoy. Read on to see how one of our dietitians, Kristen, answered the questions! What is your go-to post-workout snack? Low-fat milk or Greek yogurt with fruit or peanut […]

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Tags: Dietitian, Eat Well, Food, health, healthy plate, national nutrition month, Nutrition, Registrations


February 12, 2016

The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian

We are living longer but not necessarily healthier.  While many get enough food the overall American diet quality is poor. About half of all American adults have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and overweight and obesity. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide key recommendations to improve not […]

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Tags: Dietitian, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


July 24, 2015

Muscles – our metabolic machinery

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian

Some call it the “middle age slump” or “weight creep”.  You may not be doing much different than you did 5-10 years ago, yet the pounds are increasing a bit each year.  As much as you don’t like it, this is natural.  In fact, thought to happen for survival purposes as a store of energy in […]

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Tags: aging, Blog, Dietitian, Eat Well, get fit, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Strength, Strength Training


July 14, 2015

EASY button!

By Nicole - Coach Nicole - Coach

Are you looking for an EASY button? A “quick fix”? A magic solution?  

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Tags: Blog, DAHLC, Dietitian, executive chef, Group Fitness, health and wellness coach staff, member service representative, Training, wellness coaching