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21 05, 2020

Al Fresco Dining – Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

By |2020-05-27T13:18:04-04:00May 21st, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|0 Comments

Picnics are back. With our current need to stay physically distanced from one another, al fresco dining is a great option. Old fashioned picnics can be a fun way to bring a small group together in the fresh air, and still enjoy each other's company while distancing and [...]

28 04, 2020

Quick and Healthy Fruit Smoothies

By |2020-04-28T20:19:50-04:00April 28th, 2020|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Food Trends, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Quick and Healthy Fruit Smoothies

What you drink can impact your blood pressure, so liquid calories do count. A couple of years ago I attended a food expo where liquid nutrition was definitely on trend. Some of the items were seemingly bogus waters or plant-based milk replacements. Others had some value that could [...]

22 04, 2020

What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

By |2020-05-04T13:41:08-04:00April 22nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

The times we are living in have been eye opening in many ways. It's got me thinking about public health education. As someone who was trained in the 1980s, and worked in outpatient clinics, health education was the groundwork of prevention care at that time. It seems that [...]

14 04, 2020

Food, Status, and Survival

By |2020-04-29T13:23:18-04:00April 14th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Food Trends, Wellness|Comments Off on Food, Status, and Survival

We are experiencing a lot of disruption in the world right now. The food supply chain is mostly doing well, although recently there have been some disruptions and issues surrounding food waste.  It's been interesting to consider how this pandemic and time of crisis is influencing people's food [...]

6 04, 2020

The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

By |2020-05-18T11:15:41-04:00April 6th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and I may receive a small commission if you make purchases. We are in a new normal. Now that we are all doing our best to stay home and limit how often we visit the grocery store, you may be finding that [...]

11 03, 2020

National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

By |2020-03-11T11:42:07-04:00March 11th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on National RDN Day: How to Find a Dietitian

It's Registered Dietitian Day! Celebrate National Nutrition Month by focusing on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. 🔴 My goal has always been to help people enjoy eating for better health. I’m passionate about getting the facts about food [...]

7 03, 2020

Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

By |2020-03-07T12:03:43-05:00March 7th, 2020|Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Stamping Out Hunger, One Bowl at a Time

It's National Cereal Day, and cereal-makers Kellogg's and General Mills have teamed up to bring awareness to hunger. The two companies have committed to providing 100,000 meals to No Kid Hungry®, a nonprofit that is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they [...]

3 03, 2020

Obesity Week: What Do You Know?

By |2020-03-04T08:16:21-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Obesity Week: What Do You Know?

In addition to doing my own literature reviews, I attended a nutrition conference session presented by independent obesity scientists, including Ted Kyle. The session was sponsored by Novo Nordisk.  I was not paid to write this post and my opinions and experiences are my own. This week is [...]