Tag Archives: National Nutrition Month

Bite Into This! 5 Tips and Tricks for Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

It’s no secret that fruits and vegetables are cornerstones of a healthy diet. Packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber, these nutritional power players add necessary nutrients and provide proper nourishment.  The question is, with how healthy fruits and vegetables are, why…

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St. Patrick’s Day: Get Your Plate in Shape with these Healthy Green Food Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day can mean more than green beer. Think going green as a benefit to your body and your health. This week’s National Nutrition Month post includes a few recipes that you and your family can enjoy for breakfast, lunch and…

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Are You Cyber-Savvy? 3 Ways to be Smart About Online Nutritional Information

We use the internet every day to search for information, answer questions, and find the latest and greatest health information.  The internet can be an excellent source of nutrition information and advice, but how do we know if our findings…

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If You Bite it, Write it!

Did you know that keeping a food diary can double a person’s weight loss? According to the results of a nearly 1,700 participant study published in the August 2008 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, those that kept…

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Are You Eating Too Much of a Good Thing?

Most of us have been there.  We feel like we are doing everything in our power to make great nutritional choices, yet the scale doesn’t seem to budge.  It is a frustrating experience!  We know ultimately that total calories in,…

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10 Tips to Help You Eat Your Way to a Healthier Lifestyle

It’s no secret that making healthy lifestyle changes is no easy task and for most people, making small changes are more effective in helping you achieve the health goal you’re striving toward. In honor of National Nutrition Month’s theme of…

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Bite This, Not That: 4 Easy Healthy Food Swaps

Food is something to be enjoyed and it can be tough to make the healthier choice when we are faced with so many tempting things in everyday life.  Plus, giving up something completely may not always be realistic for us…

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Baked or Fried?

Just because you want to eat healthy doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on flavor. This year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is promoting National Nutrition Month with the theme “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”. There are many…

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Five recipes to boost your heart health

When you hear that foods are ‘heart healthy’ what comes to mind? Perhaps descriptors such as bland, fat-free, diet, or just plain old gross? As a registered dietitian I hear that a lot. People are either intimidated by the order…

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