Parsley: From Disregarded Garnish to Heralded Hero

Parsley: From Disregarded Garnish to Heralded Hero

By Lana Turnbull Call it the influence of a particularly memorable college nutrition professor, but as long as I can remember my mother has been an unabashed fan of parsley. When every other patron in the restaurant dining rooms of my childhood walked away from their plates leaving untouched parsley sprigs languishing among the last morsels of baked potato or chopped salad, I was admonished to “Eat your parsley, it’s full Read more »
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March 06, 2017
The Hibernation Factor

The Hibernation Factor

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Does an ancient human instinct lead us to eat more during the winter? Some researchers believe we could be driven to consume more calories and eat faster when the days grow shorter and the weather turns colder, despite the fact that we now spend most of our time in climate-controlled offices and homes. Maybe we haven’t come as far out of the “cave” as Read more »
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January 02, 2017
The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

The Bountiful Benefits of Beans

Want to plan a balanced meal that is long on nutrition and short on calories, fat and expense…look no further than beans. Beans actually fit into several different food groups and offer a myriad of health benefits. They are rich in complex carbs like breads and starches, they are a plant-based food that is right at home in the vegetable group, offering a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Read more »
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January 02, 2017
How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

How to stay on the healthy straight & narrow… during the holidays

You’re probably aware that people tend to gain an average of between 5 to 10 pounds during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (depending on your weight, it can amount to as much as 20 pounds). If you back up the beginning of holiday season to include Halloween and the temptation of leftover trick or treat candy…yikes! You get the picture. Whether you are actively trying to lose a few pounds Read more »
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November 18, 2016
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