Go Further with Food

This month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages us to achieve the numerous benefits healthy eating habits offer, but it also urges us to find ways to cut back on food waste.  As dietitians we spend a lot of time educating others about the benefits of healthy eating but not as much time on […]

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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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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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