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14 07, 2020

Focus on Health this Summer

By |2020-07-14T09:42:10-04:00July 14th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Focus on Health this Summer

Any nutrition counselor who has seen thousands of patients or clients can tell you: No two people have the same eating habits or schedules, nor do they eat the same types of foods. Everyone has a different medical or weight history, and different family backgrounds too. Which means, [...]

6 09, 2019

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

By |2020-09-22T13:15:48-04:00September 6th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) includes adding 2-3 servings of dairy daily. Dairy products are great sources of potassium, calcium, and protein. Smoothies are an excellent way to add more dairy, fruits, and vegetables to your diet. They also provide a nice addition of protein. You may [...]

20 02, 2017

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

By |2019-06-26T13:52:27-04:00February 20th, 2017|Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Herbs and spices add flavor to foods, and are often a great way to reduce the salt you use in cooking. However, some spices may also provide additional benefits to your health. Many contain "phytochemicals" and have health benefits. Last year, General Mills sent me some samples of [...]