Items Tagged ‘Nutrition Tip’

August 10, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Tips & Uses for 10 Popular Herbs!

By Kate- Dietitian 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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May 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment

3 Fruit and Cheese Kabob Ideas

By The DAHLC 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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April 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition Tip – Try a New Veggie

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

Whether you are looking for a new one to grow or exploring the local market, there are shake up your usual vegetable routine.  Here are a few new ones: Summer Cupcake squash. Rich sweet flavor. Ideal for roasting, grilling, broiling and stuffing.  High in vitamins A & C, potassium and fiber. Ruby Glow lettuce. Crisp deep […]

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February 12, 2016 · Leave a Comment

The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

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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January 13, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition Tip – Grains are good!

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

There are many interesting whole grains available in most markets.  Grains are excellent fuel for our bodies and mind.  They are also great sources of fiber – both soluble and insoluble which are great for heart and digestive health.  Try a new whole grains, such as whole-grain barley, buckwheat, farro, and quinoa.  Mix any combination […]

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November 18, 2015 · Leave a Comment

December from a Dietitian’s View

By Margaret Gall Margaret Gall (@gallmargaret)

December from a Dietitian’s View Ah, the month of December… packed with so much; holiday gatherings, winter break for students, family vacations, and let’s not forget – Mother Nature! She may “pack” us all in with snow! I enjoy skiing so bring on the white fluffy stuff! I have been reflecting on how I could […]

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Tags: Blog, December, Eat Well, Healthy Eating, Holiday, Main Entree, Nutrition, Nutrition Tip, stress


July 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition and Sleep

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

The food we choose to eat and how we sleep are connected.  Making changes to what you eat and drink can improve your sleep and health. What you eat may impact your sleep: Don’t go to bed either hungry or stuffed Avoid caffeine and alcohol too close to bedtime Night-time acid reflux?  Avoid foods and […]

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July 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition Tip – Age, muscles, and weight control

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

Did you know that the amount of muscle you have changes with age? This not only impacts your strength but the number of calories you burn even at rest. Regular strength training counteracts loss of muscle mass and fires up your metabolism. Support your muscle building and maintenance with protein rich foods at each of your meals. […]

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June 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Fueling your muscles – Nutrition Tip

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

To be ready for today’s and tomorrow’s work out you need to eat well.  Your muscles use and store energy from glucose.  Foods that supply glucose are carbohydrates. Choose nutritious carbohydrate foods such as fruits, grains, starchy vegetables, milk, and yogurt. Go into a work out well fueled by eating a good meal a few hours before […]

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May 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Nutrition and Fitness – Nutrition Tip

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

Nutrition is a key component to maximizing your workouts. Consider the following. Hydration and Exercise Drink water before, during and after exercise Eating before Exercise: Fuel your body for exercise but consider the size to prevent stomach discomfort: Large meal 3-4 hours before workout OR Small meal 2-3 hours before workout OR Snacks an hour […]

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