Big Zucchini!

Big Zucchini 2014You could make a meal of this zucchini! Fresh from the garden, zucchini is great grilled, roasted, in salads, battered and fried, or as zucchini soup.

You can make a delicious, beautiful zucchini soup with about 2 lbs. zucchini cut in pieces, 3 T butter, 1 medium Vidalia onion diced, 1/4 cup half & half, and 1/2 cup either chicken broth or vegetable broth. Boil the zucchini for a few minutes; saute onion in butter. Puree or blend the zucchini until smooth and pour into the pan with the onions. Add broth and half & half. Wonderful either hot Garden 2014 002or cold!

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Unload Your Toxic Burden

ToxinsOur bodies are wonderfully made and are tremendously resilient. Yet we can eventually overwhelm them with long-term, low-level exposure to toxic chemicals, especially when combined with our inattention to proper nutrition, lack of exercise and lack of rest.

What’s all the fuss about toxins, food additives, pesticides, herbicides, etc.? Many factors such as environmental toxins, chronic stress and genetic predisposition, working together, weaken your body.

The average American consumes seven pounds of food additives per year, including chemical preservatives, artificial colorings, artificial flavorings, stabilizers, emulsifiers, and assorted other substances. We use chemicals to keep insects from ruining our crops, make our fabrics flame-retardant, our shampoos fragrant, our homes bug-free, and a host of other desirable objectives. But the result is that the typical U.S. home contains 1,500 hazardous substances and more than 10,000 food and chemical additives are allowed in the U.S. food supply.

Taste Matters!

NNM14_TasteMattersOf course, taste matters! It matters a lot. We can help you with recipes and meals that are both healthy and tasty.  Your Registered Dietitian Nutritionist can help you with healthy weight,  food and nutrition, nutritional aspects of diseases, allergies, and health conditions, children’s health, women’s health, men’s health, healthy aging, sports and exercise, and food safety issues.

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National RDN Day! What’s an RDN?

NNM14_RDN_Day Registered dietitian nutritionists, or RDNs,  are the food and nutrition experts, translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living. The expertise, training and credentials that back a registered dietitian nutritionist are vital for promoting positive lifestyle choices.

When you need food and nutrition information based on fact or need to know how a healthy diet improves health and fights disease—rely on qualified professionals.

Registered dietitians draw on their experience to develop a personalized nutrition plan for individuals of all ages. They are able to separate facts from fads and translate nutritional science into information you can use.

A registered dietitian can put you on the path to a healthy weight, eating healthfully and reducing your risk of chronic disease.

Find a Registered Dietetian Nutritionist »

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Enjoy National Nutrition Month®!

member-AND-logo-WEB-ANNM14_EatingRightCelebrate National Nutrition Month®  in March by exploring new ways to enjoy the taste of eating right. It never tasted so good! Check out our healthy recipes to please your taste buds at www.eatright.org/nnm

Mealtime can be a joyful experience for your whole family when eating right meets tasting good and leads to improved health and well-being.

Stay tuned throughout the month for recipes, tips, helpful hints, games & quizzes.

Healthy New Year!

DSCN0495Focus on getting healthy this year rather than just losing weight. “Morning By Morning Pathway to Health” applies biblical principles to health and shows how a daily commitment and the faithfulness of God can transform your health. As you get healthy, your weight will normalize. Be thankful and praise God for the health he has entrusted you with and commit to be a good steward of his resources.

Recognize that we live in an obesigenic environment that favors weight gain. Make your daily food and lifestyle choices wisely to counteract toxic cultural influences and emotional baggage. Your body is designed with the God-given ability to stay healthy and to regain health.  This book helps you make positive health and lifestyle changes that impact your heart, spirit and body. Available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and most booksellers.