Items Tagged ‘Nutrition Tip’

March 21, 2019

Kale and Mushroom Rice Bowl

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

Did you now that kale and cabbage share the same “family”? Kale has been around for a long time, being popular in parts of Europe prior to debuting in the United States. There are various types of kale, with the curly dark green being a common type. Kale’s color, like other leafy greens, is an […]

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


March 20, 2019

Spring Greens Are Here!

By tjorgenson tjorgenson

With spring upon us, you may be thinking about planting your garden or attending the farmers market for fresh produce. April’s produce of the month is leafy greens which are packed with nutrients like calcium, folate as well as Vitamins A, C and K. Think beyond kale and spinach and consider trying arugula, Swiss chard, […]

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Tags: Blog, Eat Well, Food, health, Nutrition, nutrition blog, Nutrition Tip


February 21, 2019

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

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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February 18, 2019

Whole Grains 101 – Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

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 The DAHLC

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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October 4, 2018

Nutrition – Sweet Potatoes

By The DAHLC The DAHLC

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 The DAHLC

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 The DAHLC

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 Kate- Dietitian

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