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Diced Tomatoes are Handy AND Healthy

Lycopene-rich tomatoes are a great source of antioxidants and nutrients – but can be expensive to purchase fresh, difficult to properly cook, and expire before you get around to using them. In fact theRead more

BEANS, BEANS, BEANS

Beans are a nutrient-dense food that can be incorporated into a variety of healthy side dishes and entrees. While canned beans come at a slightly higher price per serving than dried beans, they saveRead more

Top 10 Reasons to Consult with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist!

Top 10 Reasons to Consult with an RDN. Here are just ‘some’ of the reasons people seek the expert, science-based advice of a registered dietitian-nutritionist. You have diabetes, cardiovascular problems or high blood pressure;Read more

Eating right – Seafood or Seaweed?

For individuals who follow vegetarian or vegan diets, all is not lost — getting DHA is possible. Algae is a primary source of DHA, and is used to make vegetarian DHA supplements. Ground flaxRead more

Brains AND Brawn?

Add one more plus to the list of why fish is so good for you: lean protein. To make sure the body stays in top aerobic condition to power through exercise, the effect ofRead more

Diet, Nutrition and Sea-Worthy Servings

Do you have to be swimming in fish dinners to feed your brain? The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends adults consume at least 8 ounces of seafood per week. This works out toRead more

Brain Health and Fish

When is the last time you had fish for dinner? If you can’t remember, it may be more than the passage of time that’s to blame. Research suggests that improved memory is just oneRead more

What depletes your bone mass?

Be Mindful of These Bad-for-Bone Actions Just as important as what kids do to promote bone health is what they don’t do. Bone health can be compromised in these critical years by: • SmokingRead more

What Builds Healthy Bones Besides Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium and Vitamin K? PHYSICAL ACTIVITY!

Regular weight-bearing exercise stimulates bones and makes them stronger. Try activities such as running, hiking, dancing, tennis, gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, skateboarding, soccer and weight training to build bones. While swimming and bicycling are greatRead more

What Builds Healthy Bones besides Calcium? VITAMIN D!

Sun exposure triggers vitamin D production, but this can vary greatly with skin pigmentation, season and geography. If you live in the northern United States, there is a good chance you won’t get enoughRead more