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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Treat Yourself

These heart-healthy recipes are a breeze to make and don’t require any cooking. By making your own treats, you can adjust the ingredients and swap saturated fats for beneficial unsaturated fats. Chocolate makes life a little sweeter, so share with someone you love! Dark Chocolate Cherry No-Bake Bites These bite-sized snacks are easy to make […]

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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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Game Day Strategies for Healthy Eating

Written by: Sophie Blumenthal, dietetic intern October means the return of football season, tailgating, beer drinking, and yummy food. It also means crisp air, sweater weather, and saying goodbye to swimsuit season! For some of us this is a relief. It’s important to remember though that we shouldn’t postpone healthy eating until the weather is […]

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