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13 03, 2024

The Research on Soy and Soy Foods

By Rosanne Rust|2024-04-19T21:12:10-04:00March 13th, 2024|Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Wellness|Comments Off on The Research on Soy and Soy Foods

There is so much misinformation about soy and soy foods. It's been blamed for everything from breast cancer to male feminization. Let's take a quick look. Research on Women There is a lot of research surrounding the health benefits of soy for women. In fact, including soy foods [...]

2 02, 2024

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

By Rosanne Rust|2024-02-02T10:22:33-05:00February 2nd, 2024|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

Are you at risk for heart disease? You health conditions, lifestyle, age and family history can all increase your risk for heart disease. Some of these risks are out of our control (aging, family history) however other risk factors are manageable. Your health is not always completely in [...]

5 01, 2024

How to Embrace Your Best Self through Each Life Cycle

By Rosanne Rust|2024-01-05T13:48:55-05:00January 5th, 2024|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on How to Embrace Your Best Self through Each Life Cycle

We are about to embark on the diet industry's favorite month: January. It is hard to believe that the endless cycle of shame, weight loss, weight re-gain, continues to grab people's attention. It's perfectly fine to want to take care of yourself and get back to "normal eating" [...]

12 07, 2023

Add More Veggies to Your Pasta & Potato Salads

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-12T15:45:50-04:00July 12th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Add More Veggies to Your Pasta & Potato Salads

We all need to add more veggies to our diets. Why not add them to foods you already love? Pasta and potato salads are delicious summer picnic go-tos. Why not veg-up your favorite pasta or potato salad recipe with even more veggies for your next summer gathering? You [...]

3 03, 2023

Omega-3 Fats: Big Benefits

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-14T20:04:56-04:00March 3rd, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on Omega-3 Fats: Big Benefits

I am partnering on a future project with GOED, but was not paid to write this post. My views are my own. You've probably heard about Omega-3 fats. However did you know they support brain, eye and heart health? Many studies have reported that omega-3 fatty acids can [...]

2 02, 2023

Are You Getting Enough Omega-3 Fats?

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:46:30-04:00February 2nd, 2023|Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on Are You Getting Enough Omega-3 Fats?

Have you heard of omega-3 fatty acids? You may have. And you might know that fatty fish is a great food source for them. But did you know that Omega-3s include three types of fatty acids: ALA, EPA, and DHA. I recently attended an educational session sponsored by [...]

1 02, 2023

Foods for your Heart

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-12T14:56:14-04:00February 1st, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Foods for your Heart

February is heart month, but you want to care for your heart all year long. DASH Diet is an excellent approach to heart-healthy living. It's important to be aware of your personal health needs and risks. There are some things we have control over, and some things we [...]

21 01, 2023

Try something different: Bean Toast

By Rosanne Rust|2023-07-31T11:49:54-04:00January 21st, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Try something different: Bean Toast

Move over avocado toast, I'm starting a new trend: Bean Toast. Beans are rich in fiber, a great source of potassium, and magnesium. Most Americans need more fiber in their diets. The recommended daily intake is 25 grams of fiber a day. One half cup of beans provides [...]

25 10, 2022

Add Peanuts to Your Diet for a Health Boost

By Rosanne Rust|2022-10-25T11:15:30-04:00October 25th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Add Peanuts to Your Diet for a Health Boost

I've often told the story about my grandfather's peanut habit. He enjoyed a small handful every evening after dinner with a glass of wine. Peanuts have always been part of my diet, and a recent study confirms they may indeed help with blood sugar control, weight management and [...]

4 09, 2022

Zero Waste Berry-Banana Bread

By Rosanne Rust|2023-09-06T17:03:15-04:00September 4th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Zero Waste Berry-Banana Bread

When you adopt a zero waste cooking lifestyle, you have to have a plan for your bananas. It's almost inevitable that you will have one or two overripe bananas left from every bunch you buy. You can use them in smoothies, make a frozen treat, or bake muffins [...]