Blog For Tag "nutrition"

  • Nutritional Benefits of the Sweet Potato

    posted by Jenna Walsh on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Sweet potatoes are a nutritional powerhouse; loaded with iron, calcium, selenium, vitamin C, and majority of B vitamins. Spencer Hospital's Nutritionist, Jenna Walsh, goes into detail of the nutritional benefis for sweet potatoes in addition to providing an easy recipe for preparing this starchy vegetable.

    View More

  • Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 School has officially ended for the summer and many parents are looking for activities to keep their kids occupied. Getting your kids in the kitchen can not only keep them busy but help them learn valuable skills. You will help improve self-esteem, increase creativity and problem solving, and decrease picky eating. Research shows that kids involved in growing and cooking their own food are less picky eaters. You can use cooking to teach them in other subjects as well.

    View More

  • Cinco de Mayo Recipes

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Monday, May 4, 2020 Spencer Hospital's Registered Dietitian, Darlene DeWitt, provides us with a few delicious recipes to help us celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

    View More

  • Meal Planning & Tips to Fill Your Pantry While Practicing Social Distancing

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Are you trying to eat well without having to go to the grocery store several times a week? This is definitely a concern for everyone as you are trying to practice social distancing or even self-isolating if you have been sick. You don't have to put healthful eating on the back burner; this is the time to take good care of yourself and give your body the food that it needs to stay healthy.

    View More

  • National Nutrition Month 2020: Bite By Bite

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme is Bite by Bite, which serves as a reminder that small choices add up to big changes in creating a healthier lifestyle.

    View More