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6 Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables

Pizza Mushrooms

It’s a foundation of a healthy diet. Eat more vegetables! I advise nearly all of my patients to eat more vegetables. Imagine that you’re sitting around a big table of food with 9 of your friends and relatives. Of the 10 of you, who’s eating…

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Chicken Stew: A Simple, Healthy One-Pot Meal

Healthy one-pot meal

One-pot meals are perfect for the busy holiday season. And this healthy chicken stew recipe provides nourishing yumminess even while eating on the run. And that’s no easy task! I’ve been making some version of this stew since my children were very young. It’s become…

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6 Powerful Reasons to Make Time for Family Meals

Family Meals Help Kids and Parents

Family meals are worth the trouble. I promise. Here are 6 reasons to make family meals a priority and 8 tips to make them doable. My daughters are both young women now. And we still cherish family meals. All of us, not just my husband…

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Tips to Make Healthy Delicious

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

Put Your Best Fork Forward! This is the theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month®, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When it comes to good nutrition, there are lots of forks to put forward. Today’s post is about the “cooking fork” and…

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Hispanic Foods for Diabetes Management

Lorena Drago

Genetics plays a big part in developing type 2 diabetes. People who have hispanic or Latin roots are at high risk for the disease. I interviewed my friend and colleague Lorena Drago MS, RD, CDN, CDE, an expert in nutrition, diabetes and hispanic cultures. Lorena is the…

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3 Tips for Diabetes Meal Planning

Diabetes Meal Planning

It’s National Diabetes Month! Here are some tips to make diabetes meal planning less daunting. As part of my series to feature people important to the diabetes community, I interviewed certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian Hope Warshaw, author of Diabetes Meal Planning Made Easy. Jill: You’ve…

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Staying healthy on Vacation

Healthy eating out

When it’s finally time for a vacation, all I really want to do is close the door to my office and get going. But that will never do because one of my goals is to come home without the regret of an unhealthful diet or extra pounds….

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Healthy Eating Tip: Give Planning a Try

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies

In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Toby Smithson shares her tip to help you savor the flavor of eating right. Give Planning a Try Some people love planning ahead and some not so much. For those of you who love planning, I have some great…

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Healthy Eating Tip: Meal Planning Simply

Jessica Fishman Levinson Healthy eating tip

In honor of National Nutrition Month®, my colleague Jessica Fishman Levinson shares her tip to help you savor the flavor of eating right. Meal Planning Can Help You Savor the Flavor of Eating Right How can you savor the flavors of eating right if you’re rushing to get a…

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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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