Topic: Nutrition

The DASH Diet: Nutrition Recommendations for High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects almost one in three Americans. The DASH Diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is an approach to eating healthy that is designed to prevent or help treat hypertension. To follow this diet, you should reduce your sodium intake and consume a variety of foods […]

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Healthy Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Whether you have Irish ancestry or not, you can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this healthier take on the traditional Shepherd’s Pie!

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The Origins of National Nutrition Month

Many of you may not know this, but March is National Nutrition Month. Dietitians and health professionals around the country celebrate healthy lifestyles and nutrition education for the month of March with special events, promotional items, blogs, radio ads, and more! Stay tuned to learn more about how National Nutrition Month came to be…

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3 Simple Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable

Do you ever feel like you’re your own worst enemy? Holding oneself accountable can be difficult. Even when you do find motivation to exercise, people often struggle to maintain consistency over the long-term. Here are 3 simple ways to hold yourself accountable.

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A Dietitian’s Take on Soda

Most people are aware soda, as well as diet soda, is harmful to your health. Which is better? Which is worse? Are either ok? Here is a quick run-down of how both beverages affect your health so you can make an informed decision regarding your hydration.

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Reasons Why People Give Up on Their Resolutions

At this point in the year, most people have given up on their New Year’s resolutions. Here are some of the main reasons why.

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5 Healthy Recipes That Don’t Suck

When you hear the words “healthy recipe,” you might immediately think tasteless, unusual texture, or unappealing. However, we’re here to tell you there are recipes out there that are both delicious AND healthy! Here are 5 healthy recipes that don’t suck.

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Five Tips To Prepare For Vacation

When we go on vacation, sometimes we lose track of our goals. Some indulging is good for the soul, but when it becomes too much we have a problem. Vacation is about relaxing and part of self-care. Not tracking what we consume while on vacation is typical because ‘we are on vacation!’. We then get […]

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