Category Archives: Health Maintenance

B is for Brain Food

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN
Excerpted in part from Susan’s book Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle, available here.
There’s lots of buzz about brain health. Factors that may play a role in brain health … Continue reading

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Susan’s Salmon Salad

Adapted in part from Susan’s book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle.
Makes 8 servings
Salmon is a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D, and when used with the bones as in this recipe, … Continue reading

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Try Some Turmeric

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN
Adapted in part from Susan’s book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle
Did you know that turmeric is a cousin of ginger? Like ginger, turmeric can be utilized in both … Continue reading

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN
Enjoy this meal assembled in less than 9 minutes.
Makes 2 servings
Ingredients
1 organic acorn squash, halved and baked, seeds removed
1 cup cooked organic quinoa
1 Tablespoon organic olive oil
1 clove organic garlic, chopped
1 organic shallot, chopped
1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Grape Toss

Recipe adapted from Susan’s Book, Boomer Be Well! Rebel Against Aging through Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle.
This recipe is refreshing, tart, creamy, crunchy, tangy and of course, nutritious. The grapes provide beautiful color and flavor, the blue cheese adds a … Continue reading

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An Amazing Coleslaw

This recipe is packed with nutrition and powerful detoxifying ingredients such as cabbage, carrots, parsley, cilantro, turmeric, thyme, black pepper, vinegar, lemon juice and a touch of honey. Your liver will thank you!
Makes 8 ½ cup servings
Ingredients
10 cups shredded cabbage … Continue reading

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Magnificent Magnesium

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist
Did you know that 78% of Americans consume insufficient quantities of magnesium? What makes this mineral so important?
Magnesium plays multiple roles in our bodies. It is a cofactor that regulates over 300 enzyme systems … Continue reading

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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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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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