Tag Archives: Registered Dietitian

Boomer Holiday Survival Tips: Say Bah Humbug to Stress and Blues!

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.

Lighten it up. One thing we in the Northern Hemisphere know all too well … Continue reading

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Boomers and Metabolic Syndrome

Also known as Syndrome X or Dysmetabolic Syndrome, metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that are linked to overweight or obesity. It can increase the potential for development of diabetes and heart disease.
According to the National Heart Lung … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Spiced Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

These cookies may have reduced sugar, but their flavor is enhanced with cinnamon, ginger and cloves. The oats pack heart healthy soluble fiber, the 60% cacao chocolate adds antioxidants, and the walnuts add some omega-3 fatty acids. To keep them … Continue reading

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Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Restaurants

While many of us are paying closer attention to what is in our foods, we are still crushed for time when it comes to meal preparation. Often fast food is the choice to grab a quick bite. We know it’s … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Nutrition Ranking Systems

A lot of us have seen grocery store chains develop nutrition labels and information to help us better understand the content of what we are purchasing.  For some, it can be a helpful tool.
David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of “101 … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Add Cherries to Your Diet

With boomers, gen Xer’s and others seeking more nutrition and wholesome foods in their diets, here’s one fruit that is worth considering eating on a regular basis-cherries. Known as a super fruit, cherries are packed with color, nutrition and flavor. … Continue reading

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The PFC’s In Your Food Are Hurting You | What To Do?

Did you know that some chemicals you consume can cause for early menopause? Perflourocarbons (PFCs) were studied at the University of West Virginia School of Medicine. Women who had higher levels of PFCs were up to 40 percent more likely … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging Quiz

September is Healthy Aging Month. Take the quiz below and rate your savvy on staying on top of your health.

1. True or False. We need to eat more as we age, as our bodies need more calories.
2. The best natural  … Continue reading

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Kitchen Quiz September 2011

True or false
It’s important to wash all foods including fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and poultry prior to eating or preparing to cook.
You’ve experienced a power outage. The food should be safe if:

The outage only lasted an hour
The temperature of the … Continue reading

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Take the Kitchen Quiz

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one out of six Americans will suffer from foodborne illness every year. There are easy strategies to help reduce those risks. Take the kitchen quiz to learn to keep your kitchen safe.
1. … Continue reading

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