June Monthly Morsels

The Powerful Papaya By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern When I think of papaya, its bright orange hue reminds me of the sunshine, which tells me that summer is on its way. How fitting is it then, that papaya, an early summer fruit, is the food of the month of June. These long sphere shaped fruits…

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Stay Fresh During Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Did you know that the entire month of June is dedicated to fresh fruits and vegetables? Yes, you read that right! This is the perfect month to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your meals and learn why it is so important to do so. Did you know that fruits and vegetables have many health…

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It’s Easy Being Green during National Salad Week

Guess what week is coming up? National Salad Week! I don’t know about you but I am excited to try some new salad combinations this coming week. Most people think of salad as the typical, boring, healthful lunch but it doesn’t have to be. Salads can be great for any meal! What makes salads exciting…

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Fruits and Veggies…3 Strikes You’re Out!

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month!   Do you eat enough fruits and vegetables?   In my practice, I come across a lot of adults who don’t like and therefore don’t eat fruits and vegetables. This is often due to the fact that they were not served these wonderfully healthy foods as a…

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April Monthly Morsels

There’s No “Beeting” Around It By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern There’s no “beeting” around the bush when it comes to beets! Both the beet root and its greens are loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, and heart healthy components.  Many people shy away from beets because of its bright color and somewhat intense and sweet taste. However…

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It’s National Eat Your Vegetables Day!

Vegetables are a vital part of your daily intake that provides several health benefits. Remember the old adage, “you are what you eat”?  If you remember your vegetables, than you are one step closer to being the picture of health. Vegetables are nutrient dense, that is, they carry a greater nutrient contribution than calorie contribution. …

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Eating Tips for Healthy Skin

Skin is your largest organ system, so now is the time to give it some attention!  The benefit of a healthy eating plan shows with a glow that radiates through your body. Follow these fascinating tips on ways you can maximize your health and allow it to be proven with beautiful skin: Skin Saver-Carrots: The…

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Summer 2008: To Your Health

In this Issue: Celebrating National Men’s Health Week: June 12-18 Nutrition Tips for Getting the Most from Strength Training Can Vitamins Help to Save My Vision? Healthy Summer Picnic Menu Ideas Nutritional Care for Breastfeeding Moms Avoid Exercise Burnout in the Summer Heat Feature Food of the Month: Peach Healthy Recipe: Peach Cobbler Celebrating National…

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