Tag Archives: National Nutrition Month

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…


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…


What a dietitian can “bring to the table”

Today has been chosen as this year’s Registered Dietitian Day. First created in March 2008, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annually picks one day to remind everyone that the best source of practical, affordable and accurate nutrition information is…


Don’t just wear your greens this St. Patrick’s Day, eat them too!

Wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day is a tradition that started in the 17th century, when green ribbons and shamrocks were worn to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint. The tradition was popularized by Irish immigrants in the United States, who believed…


Can you shop your way to better health?

For National Nutrition Month this year, dietitians across the country are reaching out to help everyone “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”. Since eating right means having good foods to eat, your nutrition journey should start at the grocery store….


Are you missing an opportunity to make more vegetables taste like French fries?

If vegetables tasted more like French fries, we would have a lot easier time getting our recommended number of servings in, right? One of my favorite ways to prepare vegetables is to roast them. Roasting helps to preserve nutritional value…


choppin broccoli

That’s right, we want you to enjoy the taste of eating right

Every year in March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics promotes National Nutrition Month, a campaign urging Americans to improve their eating habits. What started out as National Nutrition Week in the 1970s has grown into an entire month. A…


Simple recipes to try for National Nutrition Month

It’s no secret we love National Nutrition Month, and what better way to celebrate than to provide 5 simple-to-make, delicious recipes you have to try. From healthy side dishes to lunch and dinner, these recipes will satisfy any one’s taste…

Corned beef and cabbage

A perfect dish for any St. Patrick’s Day gathering! It offers a wide range of nutritional value, including a boost of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron and even calcium. Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 4-inch pieces 10…