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3 03, 2023

Omega-3 Fats: Big Benefits

By Rust Nutrition|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 [...]

17 02, 2023

Potato Cauliflower Artichoke Bake

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-06T17:12:16-05:00February 17th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on Potato Cauliflower Artichoke Bake

Everything you need to know about Zero Waste Cooking really boils down to buying less food, storing it properly, and using it all. Use it All Using what you have on hand falls under the "use it all" guideline. I was invited to a pot luck recently and [...]

2 02, 2023

Are You Getting Enough Omega-3 Fats?

By Rust Nutrition|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 Rust Nutrition|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 Rust Nutrition|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 [...]

20 01, 2023

Come Over to the Sandwich Side

By Rust Nutrition|2023-05-01T11:03:19-04:00January 20th, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on Come Over to the Sandwich Side

Can we talk?  I've been fighting misinformation in the food, diet and nutrition social media space for over 15 years. It's like a snowball rolling down an infinite snowy mountain, impossible to catch. The mission of Chew the Facts® is to clear up misinformation. And I'm here to [...]

3 01, 2023

2023 Best Diet Rankings

By Rust Nutrition|2023-06-10T11:29:27-04:00January 3rd, 2023|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on 2023 Best Diet Rankings

US News and World Report released its annual Best Diet report for 2023. The Mediterranean Diet ranks as number one overall diet, with DASH Diet in the top 3 category, tied for 2nd place with the Flexitarian Diet. However, DASH Diet gets the number one spot in the [...]

9 12, 2022

Add Mindful Balance to the Holiday Season

By Rust Nutrition|2023-03-21T12:46:29-04:00December 9th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Add Mindful Balance to the Holiday Season

Weight management is an important part of staying healthy, preventing disease (diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease) and feeling good.  However, weight loss is much more challenging for some than others. Most registered dietitians agree that what used to be considered as "normal body weight parameters" are often [...]

28 11, 2022

Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

By Rust Nutrition|2023-06-10T11:29:29-04:00November 28th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Leftover Makeover: Mashed Potato Ball Appetizer

Got 3-day old leftover mashed potatoes? I have a delicious solution. Don't waste them, make them into these crowd-pleasing appetizer. You can add one or more eggs and adjust the grated cheese and seasoning depending on how many cups of potatoes you have left. These come together quickly, [...]

17 11, 2022

10 Ways to Rock Your Holiday Leftovers

By Rust Nutrition|2022-12-28T11:00:11-05:00November 17th, 2022|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Food Trends, Food waste, Wellness|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Rock Your Holiday Leftovers

You went grocery shopping, you bought things, you cooked, you have leftovers. Food costs are at an all-time high. This is your moment to pledge not to pitch food into the kitchen trash can! Whether you have cooked leftovers, extra cheese, extra bread products, or leftover herbs and [...]