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Easy Honey Mustard Salmon Recipe: Healthy & Delicious

There’s no such thing as having too many easy salmon recipes! And once you taste this healthy honey mustard salmon, you’ll decide that this recipe is a definite keeper. When I travel, I love to visit supermarkets and lots of restaurants to try different foods,…

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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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Orange-Glazed Baked Salmon Recipe: Sweet and Tangy

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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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How to Eat Healthy: 15 Easy Ways Without Counting Macros or Calories

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The macro diet or counting macros was trendy last year, and I suspect it will be this year too. Counting calories has been a solid strategy for longer than I can remember. And while there are advantages and disadvantages to these strategies, I’ve got good…

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What is the Best Nut for Health?

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The short answer is that there is no best nut anymore than there is a best fruit, best vegetable or best bean. Each type of nut has a unique array of nutrients and phytonutrients. Enjoy them all for what they have to offer. They are all…

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Lower Blood Sugar Naturally with a Mediterranean Diet

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What does a Mediterranean diet have to do with prediabetes and diabetes? Though commonly thought of as “a blood sugar problem,” both prediabetes and type 2 diabetes are metabolic disorders that affect the health of the blood vessels, heart, liver and more. In addition to…

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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 it 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 water and because…

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Healthier Chocolate Dessert: Chocolate-Dipped Apricots

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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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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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