National Nutrition Month 2016 - Part 2

Continuing to Savor the Flavor of Eating Right this 2016 National Nutrition Month! Here are the last 8 Healthy Tips for 2016! #NationalNutritionMonth 9. Get Cooking Preparing foods at home can be healthy, rewarding and cost-effective. Resolve to learn some cooking and kitchen basics, like how to dice an onion or cook dried beans. The collection of How do I… videos at will get you started. 10. Dine Out without Ditching Your Goals. You can eat out and stick to your healthy eating plan! The key is to plan ahead, ask questions and choose foods carefully. Compare nutrition information, if available, and look for healthier options that are grilled, baked, broiled or ste

National Nutrition Month 2016 - Part 1

The celebration of National Nutrition Month 2016 continues with the Academy of Nutrition Dietetics - 16 Healthy Tips for 2016 in order to Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! Let us start the count down now! #NationalNutritionMonth 1. Eat Breakfast Start your morning with a healthy breakfast that includes lean protein, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Try making a breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, low-fat cheese, salsa and a whole wheat tortilla or a parfait with low-fat plain yogurt, fruit and whole grain cereal. 2. Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables. Fruits and veggies add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber to your plate. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 ½

National Nutrition Month of 2016

National Nutrition Month is finally here and this year theme is Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics theme encourages everyone to take time to enjoy food traditions and appreciate the pleasures, great flavors and social experiences food can add to our lives. #NationalNutritionMonth So how can we Savor the Flavor of Eating Right? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics explains below: 1. How, when, why and where we eat are just as important as what we eat. Making sure to enjoy the sight, sounds, memories and interactions associated with eating are essential to developing an overall healthy eating plan. 2. Develop a mindful eating pattern that includes nu

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day

On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016, is a very special for Registered Dietitians! This is a day where RDN's are recognizing for all of their hard work and expertise in nutrition. How was this day created? Below are quotes from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics about this extraordinary day! Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) to increase the awareness of registered dietitian nutritionists as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and to recognize RDNs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day and National Nutrition Mo