Items Tagged ‘Nutrition Tip’

February 21, 2019

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Whole grains are part of a healthy eating pattern providing important nutrients including fiber, vitamins, and minerals. As part of a healthy diet, they may help prevent disease, aid in weight management, and improve bowel function. Although many individuals consume grains, often whole grains are not selected. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming at […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Food, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe


February 18, 2019

Whole Grains 101 – Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

By Chris Chargo, St Marys Hospital Dietetic Intern Why are whole grains so important? This is a question that I get asked all of the time. Everyone knows that whole wheat bread is better for you than white bread, but a lot of people don’t understand why that is. Fortunately, it’s not  all that complicated. A […]

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Tags: Blog, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


January 24, 2019

Mmm… Chocolate – It’s Good For My Health?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Mmm… Chocolate. We all enjoy eating treats and not feeling guilty about it, right? Well, did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate (1-2 squares) may be good for your heart, increase your mood, decrease your blood pressure and help you live longer? Cacao beans or the powder made from them are an ancient […]

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Tags: Blog, Fit & Flavorful, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


October 29, 2018

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

Cranberries, like many berries, are a good source fiber and vitamin C, an anti-oxidant. Additionally, the phytonutrients in cranberries may be anti-inflammatory. All may prove beneficial for better circulation, a healthy heart, and in cancer prevention. Say no to the can, and try this jam! Calories: 26 | Protein: 0g | Carbs: 7g | Total Fat: […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, Recipe, Recipes


October 4, 2018

Nutrition – Sweet Potatoes

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

If you’re like me you may have wondered: “What really is the difference between a sweet potato and a yam?” To clear up the confusion we need to go back to the early 1900’s when sweet potato growers needed a term to differentiate the orange fleshed sweet potato from white fleshed varieties. Thus, the term […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Fit & Flavorful, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


September 11, 2018

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

The fall season brings the start of a new school year, and welcomes in “new” produce, notably apples! For an A+ grade this season in healthy eating, make gradual changes with your dietary choices. Lunch is a great meal to start with and by packing your lunch, it can help you plan for better options […]

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Tags: apple, apples, Blog, Eat Well, fall, Fit & Flavorful, health and wellness coach staff, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, wellness


3 Ideas to Add (Not Restrict) in 2018

December 29, 2017

3 Ideas to Add (Not Restrict) in 2018

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Happy New Year! January 1st 2018 is today. It’s Monday, a beginning of a new week, a fresh month, and a whole new year. If you are wanting to start taking action on your personal goals, overall well-being, and become a better version of yourself, I don’t think you can possibly find a better time than […]

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Tags: 2018, Blog, discover, Eat Well, Exercise, get fit, gratitude, health, Healthy Eating, Inspiration, mindfulness, Move


November 10, 2016

7 ways to be mindful of Thanksgiving calories

By Kate- Dietitian zeratskykatherine

Thanksgiving may rank as one of my favorite holidays.  From a food perspective, what could be better than a holiday that seems to focus on that?  Yes, I love the food – the smell of a turkey in the oven, grandma’s mashed potatoes and stuffing, crisp green beans sprinkled with silvered almonds, and cranberries. Yum.  […]

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Tags: Blog, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, nutrition tips, Talking Turkey, Thanksgiving


Tips & Uses for 10 Popular Herbs!

August 10, 2016

Tips & Uses for 10 Popular Herbs!

By Kate- Dietitian zeratskykatherine

Herbs are wonderfully fragrant and flavorful.  So much so, we are often a bit intimidated about how to use them.  What if we add too much or use the wrong one? It wasn’t until I started working with our DAHLC chefs that I learned there are absolutely no rules for herbs.  Experimenting with herbs can […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, herbs, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip


May 27, 2016

3 Fruit and Cheese Kabob Ideas

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

We created 3 fruit & cheese kabobs that are delicious, mess-free snacks. Great to pack for a picnic or for work! Quick Treat – Red & green grapes with mozzarella. It’s simple, but a fan favorite! Tropical Paradise – Pineapple, canteloupe, honeydew and mozzarella cheese. 4th of July Surprise – Use strawberries, blueberries and a white cheese (mozzarella) […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Fruit, kabobs, Nutrition Tip, snack