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Chicken Eggroll recipe makeover

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist, Golden Door
A typical fried three ounce chicken eggroll has about 200 calories and contains 45% fat.
This eggroll served on our Golden Door menu is over twice the size at 8 ounces and comes … Continue reading

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Springtime Spaghetti Squash Recipe

It’s Spring! Here is a delicious and easy recipe that offers an alternative to pasta.
SpaghettiSquashMarinara

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How Nutrition Savvy Are You?

March is National Nutrition Month. Take the quiz and see just how nutrition savvy you are!
1.  Sources of complete vegan proteins include:
a.  Chia seeds
b.  Hemp seeds
c.  Quinoa
d.  All of the above
 
2.  Vitamin K can be found in:
 
a.  Primarily in green vegetables, such as broccoli and asparagus along … Continue reading

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Eat to Detox

When we hear about “detox” we often think of fasting, juicing and colonics. The reality is our bodies were designed to detox 24/7.
In our new nutrition series at the Golden Door, we explore factors in our environment, lifestyle and eating … Continue reading

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Powering It Up for the Holidays

The holiday season has officially started.   The season includes festivities, food, drink-and stress. Let’s try to put it all in perspective to get the best out of it.

One thing we in the Northern Hemisphere know all too well is that there … Continue reading

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The Nutrition Benefits of the Thanksgiving Meal

The holiday season is upon us. With all the information of how to curb the weight gain over the holidays, let’s take a look at some of the nutrition benefits of the actual meal. Start off with a little of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Chocolate Day October 28

Chocolate is one of those comfort foods that can be enjoyed in a number of ways. This recipe is so easy to make and can be frozen and saved for a last minute dessert or just a treat.
Dark chocolate … Continue reading

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Stewed Apples

Stewed Apples
Recipe excerpted from Susan’s book Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle
Stewed apples are a comfort food. Enjoy them alone topped with some nuts, as a topping to a bowl of hearty oats, used as … Continue reading

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October is Apple and Cranberry Month

  
It’s that time of year for the beautiful colors of fall. It’s also a change of seasons in our produce. October welcomes in apples and cranberries. Both are packed with nutrition, flavor and versatility in cooking. They can be … Continue reading

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New Updates on Mercury Levels in Fish

Some recent news regarding eating certain types of seafood may warrant consideration. Another story revealed that mercury in fish has become more widespread.
Mercury is a naturally occurring element. In its insoluble form, it is harmless. In its soluble form, which … Continue reading

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