Blog For Tag "nutrition"

  • Healthy Eating Patterns that Work Best for You

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Monday, March 29, 2021 Developing a healthful eating pattern is not one-size-fits-all. When you find a way to make nutrition recommendations fit with your likes and priorities, it is more likely to be something you can continue long-term. In March, the Academy focuses attention on healthful eating through National Nutrition Month®. This year's theme, Personalize Your Plate, promotes creating nutritious meals to meet individuals' cultural and personal food preferences.

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  • Adding Variety of Nutritious Foods to Your Diet Daily

    posted by Carla van Holsteijn, RDN, LD on Monday, March 22, 2021 Eating a variety of nutritious foods every day is important by helping us make informed food choices and developing healthy eating habits. Spencer Hospital's Registered Dietitian, Carla van Holsteijn, helps us learn the importance of having variety in our diets in order for us to receive all the important nutrients that we need to stay healthy.

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  • Personalize Your Plate: Gauge Your Hunger

    posted by Jenna Walsh on Friday, March 12, 2021 March is National Nutrition Month with this year's theme being “Personalize Your Plate.” It is important to tailor your health and nutritional needs to what works best for your routine, which is often why individuals are unsuccessful in their “diet” attempts.

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  • Heart Healthy Recipe Modification

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 There have been many times people have said, “Well, I guess I can't eat that anymore!” and felt like they had to throw out the whole cookbook because nothing was healthy; but, there are ways to keep those recipes by swapping ingredients out for more healthful options.

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  • Heart Your Diet

    posted by Jenna Walsh on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 It's February! The month that sheds light on all things “heart” related, from Valentine's Day to American Heart Month. Heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women; but with lifestyle changes, you can help reduce your risk for heart-related complications.

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