Posts Tagged "infographic"

What is the New Nordic Diet? 00

What is the New Nordic Diet?

What is the New Nordic Diet?

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Research suggests that the New Nordic diet may have heart-healthy benefits – reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and fostering weight loss.  Each year, Christmas at my in-laws begins with risengrød (a Danish rice porridge made with rice, milk, and vanilla topped with cinnamon and a pat of butter) for breakfast followed by a small Scandinavian gift (think Swedish Dala Horse,...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Appliances for Healthy Cooking

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The right healthy kitchen appliances can help you get the job done right. With these tools on hand, you’ll be cooking a healthy meal in no time. You wouldn’t show up to work without the right equipment to get the job done and cooking in the kitchen isn’t any different. But your commitment to eating healthy doesn’t have to be another full-time job. The right healthy kitchen appliances...

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad 00

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

5-Ingredient Healthy Tuna Salad

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Create healthy tuna salad with a few flavorful ingredients to create nutritious meals that you’ll want to eat year-round! What comes to mind when you hear “tuna salad”? Personally, I think tuna plus mayo – and maybe a few other miscellaneous ingredients like celery, relish or onion. The popularity of tuna salad is twofold: it’s budget-friendly and extremely versatile. A batch of tuna...

4 Easy Greek Yogurt Veggie Dips 00

4 Easy Greek Yogurt Veggie Dips

4 Easy Greek Yogurt Veggie Dips

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These four simple, healthy Greek yogurt veggie dips are low in calories, high in protein and made with real food ingredients. The famous healthy snack of raw veggies and a delicious dip can do no harm, right? Wrong. While fresh veggies are always a safe bet, what you dip them in makes ALL the difference. Traditional veggie dips made with cream cheese, mayonnaise and sour cream can be high in...

What is the Mediterranean Diet? 00

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean diet reduces risk factors that can cause heart disease including high LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol, obesity & high blood pressure. We all know the Mediterranean diet to be a “heart-healthy diet”. But what exactly IS the Mediterranean diet? The first country that comes to mind when Americans think about the Mediterranean diet is Greece. We actually went to Greece...

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal 00

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

How to Build a Heart Healthy Meal

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Build a heart healthy meal in three easy steps. This heart healthy RD shows you which foods to fill your plate with at each meal of the day. I have a crush. On every perfectly assembled heart healthy meal that ever lived. A beautifully organized plate of nutrients is this dietitian’s celebrity heartthrob. **insert heart eyes emoji**   Heart Healthy Eating Heart healthy eating for the...

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health 00

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

Superfood Drinks for Heart Health

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What you eat and drink matter when it comes to a healthy heart. Check out these antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your heart! Heart disease is the number 1 killer in America. What you eat and drink can make all the difference. In honor of American Heart Month this February, I’m sharing few antioxidant-rich superfood drinks that can help protect your...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Food Storage

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Make sure those healthy leftovers don’t go to waste by using one of these must-have food storage containers for your kitchen! The way you store your food is just as important as the way you prepare it. Leftovers can be a lifesaver on a busy day and a freshly-packed healthy lunch can help your body and your wallet. But all of those hours you spend cooking and meal prepping can go to waste...

Top 10 FNCE Tips for Dietitians 00

Top 10 FNCE Tips for Dietitians

Top 10 FNCE Tips for Dietitians

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Whether this is your first year to the conference or you are a seasoned FNCE veteran, below are ten FNCE tips to consider before you go! It’s that time of year! Dietitians from around the nation have FNCE fever and are gearing up for the biggest event of the year – the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE)! Will you be there? With nearly 10,000...

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry 00

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

How to Stock a Healthy Pantry

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Is your kitchen stocked with the healthy pantry staples you need to make a heart-healthy meal? Healthy pantry staples – the foods you regularly keep stocked in your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer -ultimately guide you in your daily cooking adventures. These ingredients are the foundation needed for a quick healthy weeknight meals or to inspire you to try a new healthy recipe...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Meal Prep 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Meal Prep

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Meal Prep

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Healthy meal prep starts with these essential kitchen tools that will help you measure, chop, grate and mix your ingredients for the recipe ahead! Mise en place is a French culinary phrase meaning “everything in its place.” Every professional chef preps and organizes their ingredients before they start cooking to maximize efficiency in the kitchen. And you should too. Preparing a...

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Cooking Tools 00

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Cooking Tools

Must-Have Kitchen Essentials – Healthy Cooking Tools

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Do you have all of the healthy cooking tools you need to prepare a nutritious meal?  Whether you are fitting a new kitchen (tossing out the old and bringing in some new), moving into your first apartment, or trying build a wedding registry, this list of healthy cooking tools will get you started! In additional to these healthy cooking tools, be sure to check out my list of recommended...