Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


Bell Peppers

• Color Comparison: Compared to green peppers, red peppers have nine times the carotene, twice the vitamin C and twice the lycopene, the chemical that gives them their red color and boosts their antioxidant power. Orange peppers contain more vitamin C than red peppers with the added benefit of vitamin A. They are also significantly juicier than the other colors


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Savory Lentil Soup

I love lentils. Rich in protein, B vitamins, magnesium, and folate, lentils are an excellent choice for anyone trying to live a greener lifestyle (while also slashing your risk for chronic disease) by cutting back on their meat intake. What’s even better? In thanks to this quick-cooking legume, you can have a meal on the table in hardly a half-hour.


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Your NEW go-to meal! A delightfully Italian Pasta.

In our home, when dinner time is looming if I have not taken the time to plan ahead, I rely on a handful of go-to meals. Meals that serve as my fill-in-the-blank meals if you will. Options that are easy, fast, and crowd pleasing. One of which is this Italian skillet, a one-dish meal that is sure to please. I


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The Cost of a Healthy Diet

As a dietitian, I am frequently reminded of the high cost of a healthy diet. It’s true that if you solely shop at Whole Foods (or perhaps more accurately, ‘Whole Wallet’) you may walk out with sticker shock, but I promise you that it is more than feasible to eat VERY well with a food budget in mind. In fact,


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