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  • Healthy Dining is Headed Your Way!

    Are you big on eating out but grapple with the lack of healthy options out there in restaurantland? Well a new website is being launched to help you navigate through that maze of menus. It’s called HealthyDiningFinder.com and is the first of its k...

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  • Grill It Safe this Holiday

    How could I post healthy grilling tips without posting the safety stuff too? Here goes.. for a safe grilling experience:Keep it clean. Always start with a clean grill for safer as well as better cooking overall.Then wash your hands thoroughly befo...

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  • Recipe of the Week: California Chicken Wrap

    Thank you to Christie Lee for coming up with a better name for last week's recipe "Tri-Color Tuna Fiesta Bowl". Much much better and sounds more appetizing.National Nutrition Month came to a close but to keep the party going I want to share with y...

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  • Thinking the Drink Again

    Remember my recent article "Time to Rethink Your Drink" from about two weeks ago? Well there's more to think about according to a recent study out of the Harvard School of Public Health. "School Vending Machines, Fast Food Restaurants and Sugar In...

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  • Newsbites June 30th: Good News Bad News

    Chronic diseases in children are on the rise. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association obesity, asthma, diabetes and attention deficit disorder have soared in the last four decades. In 1960 1.6% of US children suffered an acti...

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  • Avocado, Corn and Mango Delight

    As promised from yesterday here is my inaugural salad recipe entry. I make this one a lot for parties and it is always a huge hit. I am asked for the recipe all the time so I figured you’d like it too. This salad not only tastes great but it is su...

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  • Is Your Child's Diet Making You Fat?

    As adults it is our responsibility to shape our kids eating habits and encourage them to choose healthy foods over the less healthy ones, right. We focus on being good models of behavior. And certainly there's plenty of research out there linking ...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Classic Macaroni and Cheese

    Here's a healthy twist on the beloved Mac & Cheese kiddie favorite. The American Dietetic Association (ADA) has come up with this lower fat version just in time for National Nutrition Month of course. Enjoy!Classic Macaroni and Cheese2 cups ma...

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  • More on Vitamin D

    Vitamin D stories are just spilling out all over the place. I received some great feedback from a reader after I posted Boning Up on D that I intended to respond individually. But given that vitamin D has gotten some more press this week I decided...

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  • Newsbites 7-14 volume 1 - Burger King Trans-fat Free, Teens and Asthma

    There has been a lot of foodie news this past week that I couldn't resist writing about. But then I ended up with this reeeeaaaaaallly long post that I wouldn't even want to read through. So i decided to break it up into 3 posts to give your eyes...

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Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.

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