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What is the Best Prediabetes Diet?

peanut stew

If you have prediabetes, you have lots of company! Prediabetes – which is the leading risk factor for type 2 diabetes – is on the rise. A whopping 84 million Americans have prediabetes. Sadly only about 12% of them know that have it. That’s still…

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What is the Best Nut for Health?

nuts on a board

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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Tomato and Goat Cheese-Walnut Pesto Flatbread

Heirloom Tomato Flatbread

Beautiful heirloom tomatoes inspired this delicious flatbread. And tomato flatbread is so simple to make, yet fancy to serve. I look forward to picking up my farm share each week. We belong to a community supported agriculture (CSA) and thoroughly enjoy it. I never know…

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Farm to Table: Put Your Best Pitchfork Forward

Wheat Foods Safari

This time it’s the pitchfork! I originally wrote this post to celebrate the 2017 theme for National Nutrition Month®, Put Your Best Fork Forward.  I’ve just updated it. I’m talking about how to put our best forks forward. We’ve covered the eating fork and how to make healthy…

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California Walnut Harvest

Walnut heart

I am indeed lucky to have experienced the California Walnut harvest at the expense of the California Walnut Commission. It is a joy and a thrill to learn how the food I love to eat is grown and produced. I want to share my experience with…

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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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