May 2013

Zen and the Art of Mindful Eating

April 29, 2013 Sachi Fujimori

This is a raisin. Examine it closely. Inhale its scent. Linda Buckley, registered dietitian with Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., guides the participants of a mindful eating workshop to slowly put the dried grape in

May 2013

Carb Counting with Lenny

April 29, 2013 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Platform and Price Free; Available via Apple App store and Google Play   RD Score 3 out of 5   Synopsis of the App Part game, part education, Carb Counting with Lenny is designed to

May 2013

NRDC Eat Local

April 29, 2013 Marisa Moore

Platform and Price Free; Available via Apple App store   RD Score 2 out of 5   Synopsis of the App Developed by the Smarter Living team at the Natural Resources Defense Council, Eat Local

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Cinnamon Roll Dip (Shh…It’s Healthy!)

April 26, 2013 Holly Larson

I firmly believe that healthy food and delicious food are not mutually exclusive — fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and beans, prepared well, are wonderfully filling and satisfying. That's not to say that

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Ready… Set… Walk!

April 23, 2013 Robin Rood

Spring is here and if you have not already purchased a new pair of running shoes, what are you waiting for?! Think of them as part of your equipment for a brand new start to

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My Pillars of Well-Being

April 18, 2013 Timi Gustafson

I practice a special kind of meditation on an almost daily basis. Perhaps meditation isn’t the right word since it doesn’t require me to sit in silence with my eyes closed and legs crossed or

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What We Know about Soy and Cancer

April 17, 2013 Cara Anselmo

Whether the conversation is about cancer or vegan diets or just plain tastiness, everyone has something to say about soy. There's a lot of misinformation out there — perhaps from well-meaning sources, but potentially troublesome

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Is Eating Healthy a Full-Time Job?

A student in my Basic Nutrition class recently noted that what he’d learned after 10 weeks of immersion into complex carbohydrates, fatty acids, energy balance, label reading, hypertension, minerals, metabolism and the like was that healthy

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Summer-Ready Kiwifruit Cocktail

April 15, 2013 Carlene Thomas

As the weather heats up across the country, thoughts turn to dining al fresco. And, with many outdoor gatherings, cocktails are served…for better or worse! Frozen blended drinks, especially those served by restaurants, can be

Student Scoop

Breakfast is Ready…Just Remove Water

April 12, 2013 Lauren Larson, MS, RDN

Food dehydrating has been a common method of preservation since ancient times. By removing moisture from food, bacterial growth is inhibited, enzymes are preserved, and weight is reduced. Commercial food dehydrators can be used to

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Does Celiac Disease Cause Infertility?

April 10, 2013 Cheryl Harris

  Infertility is one of the hardest things for couples who want children, and celiac disease is frequently an overlooked cause.   It’s commonly known that around 1 percent of the population has celiac disease