Eating Right When Money is Tight

Eating Right When Money is Tight

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Congratulations, you made the decision to start eating healthier and replace poor dietary choices with healthier options. The next important step is actually getting those healthier items into your grocery cart and into your cabinets. This is where many people fall short, get frustrated and give up. Making educated decisions about the food to eat is tougher than ever. New products advertising healthy, quick-to-make, local Read more »
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March 07, 2012
Put A Lid On It!

Put A Lid On It!

Reduce your exposure to unhealthy plastic containers. It’s tough to imagine a plastic-free world. Plastic products are everywhere. We’ve all heard about the controversy over whether, Bisphenol-A (BPA), used for the manufacture of baby bottles and water bottles, is safe for our families, but that’s only the tip of the proverbial iceberg (or freezer storage container). We use plastic to line tin and aluminum cans. We use it to wrap our Read more »
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March 07, 2012
What You Should Know About Fish

What You Should Know About Fish

What you should know about the mercury levels in The Fish You Eat. Eating fish is good for us. Right? It’s a great source of protein, contains healthy fats that can reduce your cholesterol, omega-3 fatty acids that are great for heart health, and is even believed to help us live longer, but…that’s not the end of the story. We should be aware that eating some kinds of fish can also Read more »
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March 07, 2012
ChooseMyPlate.gov A great new way to a healthy heart

ChooseMyPlate.gov A great new way to a healthy heart

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) retired the familiar MyPyramid American food guide and replaced it with a new icon, MyPlate. The plate, a much more common sense and helpful visual than the pyramid, is divided into four sections of similar size, two of which are filled with vegetables and fruits, the third section contains grains, while the fourth is for protein. Beside Read more »
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February 22, 2012
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