Love Your Heart with Food (+ Recipes)

February is heart health month!  Stroke, high blood pressure, and cardiac arrest are a few diseases related to the heart and are life-threatening. A heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage these kinds of diseases. Other benefits of a heart-healthy diet are; reduction of low-density lipoprotein (the “bad” cholesterol), increase of high-density lipoprotein (the “good” […]

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A Closer Look At Collagen

Collagen is the most abundantly found protein in the body and makes up bones, muscles, skin, and tendons.  Collagen acts almost as a “glue” to provide structure and durability to the joints and skin. As we age, collagen becomes depleted, which leads to signs of aging, such as joint pain and wrinkles. But before you […]

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Turkey Day Tips & Recipes

By Dietetic Intern Sophie Blumenthal Months before Thanksgiving, you know ALL the details. You know who will be going to your Aunt Susan’s house, what everyone is bringing, and even what color the place settings will be. You know there wil be food as far as the eye can see and that your family will […]

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All About Chickpeas + Recipe

Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), originally cultivated in the middle east and Mediterranean, have made their culinary influence all around the world. Chickpeas are perversely occurring in Italian, Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean diets. While the most common type of chickpea is a beige color and round, there are other varieties that include colors such […]

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