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Is This Missing From Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet?

heart healthy red food

If your LDL cholesterol is higher than ideal, this missing ingredient might be the solution to your problem: plant stanols and sterols, which are collectively called phytosterols. I use phytosterol supplements, and I’m happy with the results. Heart disease is still the number 1 killer…

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Quick & Delicious Creamy Zucchini Soup

creamy zucchini soup with fresh thyme

You can be sipping on this delicious, healthy and creamy zucchini soup in just about a half hour from now! I am a vegetable lover. But you already know that, don’t you? I’m always on the lookout for more fun ways to eat my veggies…

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Healthy Blueberry Baked Oatmeal for Make-Ahead Breakfasts

healthy blueberry baked oatmeal with Greek yogurt and raaspberries

What’s better than a delicious, nutritious, fragrant breakfast to please your entire family (and guests)? An easy-peasy one that you can make ahead like this yummy blueberry baked oatmeal! I sweetened and flavored this healthy baked oatmeal recipe with orange juice. And I added some…

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The Easy (Really) Way to Rock Your Health Goals

3 questions to help you find your gateway health goal

It’s time to embrace easy! Easy is the path to meeting those health goals you’ve been struggling with. Yes, I really do mean that. Over the years, clients have told me that they have to ride themselves hard and make big sweeping changes. Otherwise, they…

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I Helped Pick The US News Best Diets: 3 Key Takeaways

fish over pureed peas

I’m often asked what I think is The Best Diet. Clearly what we eat matters. It matters to our long-term health and our short-term well-being. Fortunately, nutrition science has a lot to say about healthy eating patterns. Science aside, however, eating is really rather personal…

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6 Steps to Smarter New Year’s Resolutions

New's Year's resolutions and celebration

Here’s a smart way to see the results you’ve been chasing with those New Year’s Resolutions. And surprise! It’s easier than you think. In fact, hard is the reason too many New Year’s goals and resolutions fail. “I’m going to lose 50 pounds.” “I’m getting…

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This Cancer-Prevention Plan Helps Prevent Diabetes, Heart Disease & More!

various onions and garlic help prevent cancer

Wouldn’t it be great if one best diet and lifestyle plan addressed all of your health concerns? This cancer prevention plan gets pretty close! Over the years, clients have come to me for specific diet and lifestyle guidance to manage blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol…

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The Yummiest Lemon and Mustard Marinated Tofu Recipe

healthy marinated tofu recipe with lemon, mustard and herbs

Marinated tofu is a great way to enjoy plant protein with your favorite flavors! Tofu lends itself to most any flavor experience you’re after. In that way, it’s a lot like chicken. You can cook it with different ingredients each week to come up with…

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How to Start a Healthy Morning Ritual in 5 Steps

Journaling as part of a healthy morning ritual

Here’s how to start a healthy morning ritual for weight loss, blood sugar management, heart health and more! My morning ritual needed some tweaking. How I start my day sets the tone for the next 16 or so hours. And I want those hours to…

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Are You Scared of Insulin? 6 Fears that are Really Myths

I'm scared on insulin

So many people with type 2 diabetes resist insulin treatment because it makes them feel scared or guilty. But hold on a minute. Taking insulin is not a sign of failure, an indication of weakness or something to fear. In fact, it may be the…

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Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

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