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10 Ways to Follow a Mediterranean Diet at Dinner

Mediterranean Diet dinner

The Mediterranean diet is hot hot hot these days! And I am so glad. I love that there’s more focus on healthy eating plans for life instead of diets for fast weight loss. If you don’t currently follow a Mediterranean diet, ease in. Here are…

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Friday Food Finds: Fast, Delicious and Easy Whole Grains

shrimp meal bowl with dog overlooking

Clients tell me that whole grains take too long to cook. Hah! I’ve got a solution for that. And they say that whole grains aren’t tasty. Also not true. If you want fast, delicious and easy whole grains, I’ve got you covered. Health organizations recommend…

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How to Pick the Best Probiotic

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A reader asked about choosing a probiotic supplement, so I went straight to an expert to learn what makes the best probiotic supplement. Q: I want to take a probiotic supplement for better health. How do I know which are the better and stronger strains?…

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10 Easy Ways to Get Fiber

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We know that fiber is really important. More than 80% of consumers said so in a survey. But guess what? We’re not eating nearly enough! I’ve got you covered. Here are 10 easy ways to get fiber! Thanks to Bay State Milling, the makers of…

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Aging Gracefully: Eat and Move Your Way to Healthy

Easy healthy wasabi salmon with sauce

Healthy heart. Strong mind. And enough strength and stamina to enjoy life. You need some healthy eating tips for these terrific healthy aging goals! If you haven’t already, it’s time to fully embrace healthy living. Here’s how you can start – whether you’re in your…

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How to Manage Food Cravings for Sweet or Salty Favorites

craving chocolate: Godiva chocolate and Starbucks

Craving something sweet? Or something salty? Food cravings don’t have to be the undoing of your healthy eating plan. Wow, a lot of people I know are stressed out by food cravings. They ask how to stop craving sweets or how to lose weight when…

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The Fiber You Need to Know

6 foods with resistant starch

To help you eat more fiber, know all of your options! You really need more fiber! You know that, right? Thanks to Bay State Milling, the makers of HealthSenseTM High Fiber Wheat Flour, for sponsoring this post. Bay State Milling has compensated me for my…

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Orange-Glazed Baked Salmon Recipe: Sweet and Tangy

Orange glazed salmon recipe on a plate with salad

A little sweet, a little tangy, delightfully citrusy, just the right amount of ginger and mustard, and a whole lot of yum. This orange-glazed salmon recipe is a winner. I’ve been thinking about brain and heart health lately. Maybe it’s my age (yikes!). Maybe it’s…

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Can You Reverse Type 2 Diabetes and Prediabetes?

Revers diabetes chart

If you have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, will diet, weight loss, and exercise give you a clean bill of health? A lot of people ask me if they can reverse diabetes or prediabetes. For some, the answer will be yes. But not for everyone….

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Chickpea Waldorf Salad Recipe: A Quick & Easy Lunch

This Easy Chickpea Waldorf Salad Recipe is made with dried cranberries, chopped apples, walnuts, and Greek yogurt. It’s a quick and healthful lunch that’s full of plant-based protein and fiber. This is a guest post written by fellow registered dietitian, Emily Cooper of Sinful Nutrition….

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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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