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24 03, 2021

Personalizing Your Plate

By |2021-03-25T10:38:04-04:00March 24th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Food Trends, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Personalizing Your Plate

This year's theme for National Nutrition Month® is about personalizing your plate. I encourage you to work on this all year long. Every five years the USDA publishes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The DGA are dietary guidelines based on the current body of evidence that associates [...]

20 12, 2016

Incorporating More Grains into Your Diet: Quinoa, Sorghum, and More

By |2019-06-26T13:53:06-04:00December 20th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Incorporating More Grains into Your Diet: Quinoa, Sorghum, and More

Quinoa Cake with Mini Crab Cakes Whole grains are part of a healthy diet, and part of a DASH Diet eating plan. They can provide fiber, which can lower cholesterol and blood lipids (fats). Fiber also helps keep you full longer and helps with blood sugar [...]