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Healthy Eating Tip: Be Food Label Savvy

Read It Before You Eat It

In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Bonnie Taub-Dix shares her tips to help you savor the flavor of eating right. Be food label savvy Don’t be fooled by terms on the food label like “organic,” or “local.” Organic foods can come from across the globe (far…

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Healthy Eating Tip: Think outside the shaker

In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Marisa Moore is sharing her tip to help you savor the flavor of eating right. Think outside the shaker: focus on flavor, not salt.  Salt is a key finishing ingredient. It can really bring out the best in…

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Heart Healthy Fish + More Health Benefits of Fish

Heart healthy fish

Eat More Heart-Healthy Fish February is American Heart Month. So if you’re not already eating fish at least a couple times each week, it’s time to start now. Why? Check out this list of reasons that fish – particularly fish rich in omega-3 fats –…

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Fish with Lemon Mustard Caper Sauce

heart healthy fish with lemon mustard and capers

Are you intimidated by fish? So many of my clients enjoy fish but don’t know how to prepare a healthy fish recipe, or even how to buy it. I’m a fan of individually-frozen fish fillets because they thaw so quickly in a pot of cold…

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Healthier Chocolate Dessert: Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

healthier chocolate recipe

Dark chocolate-covered apricots are perfect for American Heart Month! Actually, I figure that dark chocolate is perfect for pretty much everyday. Most people who know me well know that dark chocolate is among my very favorite foods. Why Do I Love Dark Chocolate-Dipped Apricots? These sweet…

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4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Fish Intake

Heart healthy fish

Fish is good for the heart. Since February is American Heart Month, I’m challenging folks to eat more fish this month. And fish is good for the brain too. The most heart-friendly, brain-friendly choices are those rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, barramundi, sardines,…

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5 Health Benefits of Tea + How to Brew the Perfect Cup

Health benefits of tea

I’m going to give you the bottom line right at the start of this post: The health benefits of tea largely come from their phytochemical disease-fighters, particularly flavonoids and other polyphenol compounds. These are the same types of health-boosting compounds found in fruits, vegetables and…

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Creamy Tomato Soup: a healthy version

Healthy Tomato Soup recipe

How to make a healthy creamy tomato soup Pureeing the typical ingredients with a of bit bread transforms this tomato soup into something rich and creamy. And the bread adds a mere 30 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate per serving – a boon to dieters…

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Jumping Over Healthy Eating Obstacles

Get passed healthy eating obstacles

This time of year is booby-trapped with obstacles to healthy eating and healthy living. Holiday baking, holiday parties, holiday shopping, lack of time, lack of sleep, lack of energy. The list of healthy eating obstacles goes on. The keys to success are thinking ahead and…

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Diabetes Myths … Busted Part 3

ice cream and cake

Don’t fall for these common diabetes myths. What you need to know about sugar-free foods & how to handle big meals. Consider these diabetes myths busted! In my first diabetes myths post this month, I busted a myth about fruit and another about when to measure blood sugar…

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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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