Nutrition Blog

  • Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

    Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

    World Alzheimer’s Month takes place every September with World Alzheimer’s Day being marked on September 21st. This month is dedicated to spreading global awareness of Alzheimer’s disease but what exactly is Alzheimer’s?  Alzheimer’s is a neurological disorder that progressively worsens over time. It is the most common form of dementia – a broad term for… Read more

  • Food Budgeting

    Food Budgeting

    Vegetarian Proteins Try: 450grams of lean ground beef = $5.60 vs. 450grams lentils = $1.00 If you did ½ lean ground beef and ½  lentils it would be = $3.20 for 6 servings  or $0.53/serving ONLY lean ground beef = $5.60 for 6 servings = $0.93/serving SAVINGS of $2.40 from one meal  Choose vegetables and… Read more

  • Eating by the Season

    What does eating by the seasons mean? Fall Vegetables: artichoke, beets, beet greens, bell peppers, broccolini, Brussels sprouts, butternut squash, carrots, cauliflower, celery root, chard, corn, eggplant, fennel, garlic, leeks, parsnips, potatoes, radishes, spinach, sweet potatoes, wild mushrooms Fruits: apples, chestnuts, cranberries, limes, melon, pears, plums, pomegranate, raspberries, tomatoes Nuts and seeds: almonds Meat: duck, lamb, partridge, rabbit, venison Seafood: Lobster, clams, mussels Winter Vegetables:… Read more

  • It’s Time to Ditch New Years Resolutions

    It’s Time to Ditch New Years Resolutions

    SAY GOODBYE TO THE “NEW YEAR, NEW YOU” MENTALITY. New Year, New You …. Why do you need a new you? Why do you need a new year to improve yourself or reset? Read more

  • Diabetes


    Diabetes Mellitus is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to metabolize glucose, which we obtain from the food we eat. While the pancreas usually secretes insulin, a hormone that tells our body’s cells to absorb glucose from the bloodstream and use it for energy when our blood sugar rises after we eat. Have… Read more

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