Category: Nutrition

Savor the flavor of eating right

When you eat, do you truly savor the food that is going into your mouth? March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM) where dietitians around the country give each other high fives for a job well done. It is the month where … Continue reading

Heart-healthy kale salad recipe

I’m always looking for great recipes that are healthy, colorful and that the kids will enjoy. This is a great thing to whip up in the kitchen while your kids are getting their homework done! It’s also a great heart … Continue reading

What’s the deal with the new dietary guidelines?

Did you hear?? The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines have been released! What does this mean for me, the registered dietitian and for you, the consumer? For me: The Dietary Guidelines are one of several tools that registered dietitians use when guiding … Continue reading

Tips from 3rd graders on living a healthy life

It’s the new year and everyone wants to get fit and healthy! But this doesn’t just apply to you as the parent, it should also apply to your kids! You may be surprised how many good ideas your kids might … Continue reading

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