Items Tagged ‘Nutrition’

October 29, 2019 · Leave a Comment

It’s Cranberry Season!

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Pre-heat that oven, these tart berries are ready for baking! Like many berries, cranberries, are a good source of 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. Most commonly found in a sauce, dried, or as juice, […]

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Tags: cranberries, cranberry, Nutrition


July 24, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Penne Tossed with Cherry Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese

By The DAHLC The DAHLC (@dahlcsocialmedia)

Calories: 396 | Protein: 17g | Carbs: 64g | Total Fat: 8g | Fiber: 10g | Sodium: 142mg | Yield: 2 | Serving Size: about 2.5 cups Ingredients ●     1/3 pound whole-wheat penne pasta ●     1/2 cup chopped asparagus, 1-inch pieces ●     1 tablespoon water ●     1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes ●     1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, plus whole leaves for garnish ●     1 tablespoon minced garlic ●     1/8 teaspoon freshly […]

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Tags: Eat Well, Nutrition, Penne, vegetables, veggies


April 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Superfood of the month: Avocado

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@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 · Leave a Comment

Black Bean and Avocado Enchilada

By Kate- Dietitian Kate- Dietitian (@zeratskykatherine)

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


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


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


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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January 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Member Success: David and Janet

By Tom Jorgenson Tom Jorgenson (@tjorgenson)

After various attempts at dieting and exercising on their own, the lack of results had David and Janet frustrated and fed up. Searching for answers, Janet saw the advertising online for our Revive & Thrive program and thought, “This would be perfect for us!” With 8 grand kids, approaching retirement, and wanting spend more time […]

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Tags: Blog, Exercise, Member Success, Motivation, Move, Nutrition, revive & thrive, Revive and Thrive