Can’t Stand the Heat…?

Can’t Stand the Heat…?

HERE’S A WEEK OF HEALTHY DINNERS TO GET YOU OUT OF THE KITCHEN FAST. By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD More than a decade of research has shown that spending time gathered around the dinner table is a valuable way to strengthen family bonds. And, children who eat meals with their family tend to get more fruits and vegetables, less saturated fat, and weigh less. Plus, the more often kids eat dinner with their families; the less likely they are to Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

Berries: So Verry Good & Good for You

The period from late spring to mid-summer is the perfect time to enjoy some of Mother Nature’s most perfect foods…berries. There is a powerhouse of nutrition in these peewee fruits that it is hard to beat for everything from aiding weight loss to bone health and controlling blood sugar, and from heart health to easing arthritis pain and cancer prevention. This time of year fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries Read more »
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May 16, 2016
Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

Maximize your Mid-Day Metabolism A Week of Healthy Lunches

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD By midday does a growling belly and sluggish mind prompt you to ask, “What’s for lunch?” Taking time to eat a well-balanced meal in the middle of daily chaos can provide the energy you need to better manage an over-scheduled afternoon and prevent fatigue. Think of lunch as the second most important meal of the day, with breakfast remaining number one. The problem with most Read more »
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May 16, 2016
RISE & SHINE A Week of Healthy Breakfasts

RISE & SHINE A Week of Healthy Breakfasts

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Your mom was on to something when she repeatedly reminded you, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” There is actually health-promoting truth to this timeless statement. Having a balanced meal within 90 minutes of waking starts your day with the nutrition your body craves. The National Weight Control Register (NWCR) which follows over 10,000 individuals who have each lost 30 pounds Read more »
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March 07, 2016
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