March-April 2016

Who Is Affected by Hyponatremia?

February 26, 2016 Monica Reinagel

Hyponatremia is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when there is too little sodium in the blood. Early signs may include fatigue, headaches, confusion and nausea. If not quickly resolved, hyponatremia can lead to seizures,

March-April 2016

Can Garlic Function as a Nutrition Supplement?

February 26, 2016 Ginger Hultin

With approximately 70 million American adults having high blood pressure, hypertension is one of the United States' more ubiquitous diseases. Medical nutrition therapy — centered on the DASH diet, weight management and increased physical activity

March-April 2016

Citrus Juicers Make an Appeal

February 26, 2016 EA Stewart

Although the cultivation of citrus fruit began more than 4,000 years ago, the oldest known citrus juicers were discovered in Kütahya, Turkey, in the early 18th century. Made of ceramic pottery and exquisitely detailed with

March-April 2016

Fresh Peas Mean Spring’s Delicious Arrival

February 26, 2016 Kitty Broihier

An early cool-weather crop, bright green, plump pea pods in grocery stores and farmers markets herald the arrival of spring. The sweet flavor of fresh peas is a welcome shift from heartier vegetables of winter,

March-April 2016

Say Cheese to 10 Delicious Hard Cheese Varieties

February 26, 2016 Sara Haas

Nowadays, a world of cheese is as close as the local grocery store or supermarket. With this luxury of convenience, it’s easy to forget all that goes into producing this popular dairy product. Like many

March-April 2016

Spring Peanut Pad Thai

February 26, 2016 Alexandra Caspero

Spring Peanut Pad Thai Asparagus, green peas and ginger-peanut sauce make this nutrient-dense pad thai a DASH-friendly and flavorful meal. See more “Celebrate Spring” recipes! Developed by Alexandra Caspero, MS, RD Ingredients [240 grams] 8

March-April 2016

Baked Berry French Toast with Ginger-Lemon Berry Sauce

February 26, 2016 EA Stewart

Baked Berry French Toast with Ginger-Lemon Berry Sauce Bursting with flavor, frozen berries play the starring role in this baked breakfast favorite. See more “Celebrate Spring” recipes! Developed by EA Stewart, MBA, RDN Ingredients French

March-April 2016

Turkey Taco Bowl

February 26, 2016 Caroline Sullivan

Turkey Taco Bowl Turkey taco filling made in the slow cooker makes this a no-fuss, family-friendly meal. Take it up a notch by broiling the filling in a bell pepper half topped with cheese or

March-April 2016

Curried Shrimp and Quinoa Salad

February 26, 2016 Vicki Shanta Retelny

Curried Shrimp and Quinoa Salad Served over fresh peppery arugula, delicate sautéed shrimp in a tomato curry sauce make a tasty lunch or dinner. See more “Celebrate Spring” recipes! Developed by Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN,