Items Tagged ‘Nutrition Tip’

March 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Kale and Mushroom Rice Bowl

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@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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March 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Spring Greens Are Here!

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@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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February 21, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Multi Grain Oatmeal

By The DAHLC 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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February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Whole Grains 101 – Why Are They Healthier?

By The DAHLC 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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January 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

By The DAHLC 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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November 1, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Turkey Cranberry Meatballs Recipe

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Although these make the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas side, why limit yourself to season? Sweet, tender and packed with flavor, these delicious Turkey Cranberry Meatballs are perfect any time of year!

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October 29, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Cranberry Jalapeno Jam

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@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 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition – Sweet Potatoes

By The DAHLC 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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September 11, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Making the Grade: A+ Lunches & Apples!

By The DAHLC 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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December 29, 2017 · Leave a Comment

3 Ideas to Add (Not Restrict) in 2018

By The DAHLC 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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