Category Archives: Nutrition Info

Goodbye Coca-Cola

    Yeah, things like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.     I just heard the news today that Coke was no longer going to be a sponsor for the AND (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).  You may be surprised … Continue reading

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Quick Summer Salad Idea: Greens, Seafood and Avocado

Garden greens, sardines, guacamole and sriracha sauce– delicious! With this hot summer weather I suspect you are craving more cold meals and maybe (hopefully!) more salads as well!  Yes, salads sure CAN be the meal.  And a very satisfying meal … Continue reading

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Fun at the Library: A New Book and An Inspiring Talk

Food and laughing.  Two of my very favorite things in life.  If you share similar interests I have a book you need to read.  I had never heard of Jim Gaffigan but he’s my new favorite comedian.  Imagine Jerry Seinfeld … Continue reading

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Making Beef Stew + A Saturated Fat Ramble

      It’s almost my 1 year anniversary as an ex-vegan.  My first bite of meat was homemade beef stew and it was amazing.  I could feel the nourishment immediately and my conclusion still stands that I feel better … Continue reading

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Greenpeace Ranks 14 Brands of Tuna

          Do you ever think about how your tuna was caught when you purchase cans of tuna fish  in the grocery store?  We’ve all heard about the dolphin by-catch issue and now many tuna companies boast … Continue reading

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Change is Good

You may think a dietitian has it all figured out for herself/himself when it comes to eating. Not so! It’s beneficial to constantly tweak and adjust eating habits. We’ve all heard the quote: Insanity is doing the same thing over … Continue reading

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New Changes in the Future for Food Labels

Changes are in the works for the Nutrition Facts panel found on packaged foods.  These labels, which we are all (hopefully) very familiar with, haven’t changed in about twenty years.  I’d agree that some updates are in order. Changes like … Continue reading

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Enough with Artificial Additives: Subway is Making Progress

I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with seeing strange, un-foodlike words on ingredient lists.  My solution to this problem is to buy as much food as I can without ingredient lists– or to make sure the ingredients … Continue reading

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2015 Dietary Guidelines… More Plants and Less Meat/Dairy Please?

Nutrition fanatics listen up.  Last week the public oral testimonies were held for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines.  To some (most?) this may sound ho-hum but it is fascinating to those of us passionate about health!  I recently found out that … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Walnut-Date Arugula Salad Drizzled with Chocolate Vinegar

Sounds weird but tastes incredible and is full of disease-fighting phytochemicals, fiber and essential fatty acids. Sometimes these strange food ideas just pop into my head.  I’m always thinking ahead about what my next meal or two will be. This … Continue reading

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