nutrition

Are Food Expiration Dates Real? Ask a Nutritionist.

Sep 13, 2022 Comments Off on Are Food Expiration Dates Real? Ask a Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Confused about food expiration dates? Learn more about how you can save money – and stop wasting food. When you look at the expiration dates on food, what do they really mean? Expiration dates on most food items have little to do with the safety of the product. Best-by dates…

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How Do I Save Money at the Grocery Store? Ask A Nutritionist.

Apr 28, 2022 Comments Off on How Do I Save Money at the Grocery Store? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Trying to Save Money at the Grocery Store? Here’s a Few Helpful Tips! Grocery prices are getting higher and higher each time you go food shopping. Here are a few ways you can reduce your monthly grocery bill. 1. Plan your meals. This tip is most important. Plan meals and/or…

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How to Maximize National Nutrition Month!

Mar 10, 2022 Comments Off on How to Maximize National Nutrition Month!
June 22 @ 2:15 am

It’s National Nutrition Month! March is National Nutrition Month.  Here are some nutrition, food and tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Try a few today! Eat breakfast. Include some lean protein, whole grains, fruits and even veggies. Try whole grain cereal and fruit, yogurt with fruit, or a…

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How Can I Take Better Care of My Heart? Ask A Nutritionist.

Feb 8, 2022 Comments Off on How Can I Take Better Care of My Heart? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Time to take care of that ticker! When we take care of our hearts as part of our self-care, we set an example for others to do the same. Here are a few ways to take care of your heart and the heart of your loved ones. Try and get…

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Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.

Aug 16, 2021 Comments Off on Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

True or False: Are you making the smartest food choices? Think over a few of these true or false questions to see if you are making healthy food choices for you and your family. 1. Canned foods are always a bad food choice. 2. Instead of bread for a sandwich,…

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Trying to Cut Back on Sugar? Ask a Nutritionist.

Jun 1, 2021 Comments Off on Trying to Cut Back on Sugar? Ask a Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Trying to cut back on sugar? Here are a few tips to help. The latest recommendations from the US dietary guidelines continue to strongly recommend limiting your sugar intake. But not all sugars are the same: Natural sugars are found in fruit and milk and are important nutrients for a…

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Do I Really Need to Eat Fruits and Vegetables Every Day? Ask A Nutritionist.

Apr 13, 2021 Comments Off on Do I Really Need to Eat Fruits and Vegetables Every Day? Ask A Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Should you really strive to consume fruits and vegetables each day? The answer is yes: Eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce chances of death. A new research study has found that eating two fruits and three vegetables a day may be enough to lower chances of death from heart…

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How To Avoid Food Poisoning : Ask A Nutritionist

Sep 8, 2020 Comments Off on How To Avoid Food Poisoning : Ask A Nutritionist
June 22 @ 2:15 am

One in six Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. That’s why food safety is so important for you and your family. Many of us are doing more cooking at home now. Remember these four steps to help your family stay safe from food poisoning at home: Clean,…

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How Do I Read The New Food Labels? Ask a Nutritionist.

Feb 17, 2020 Comments Off on How Do I Read The New Food Labels? Ask a Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

You may have noticed new food labels starting to appear on many food items. These labels can help provide the keys to guide you as you choose foods for a healthy meal plan. So what’s changing? Calories and Fat  The type of fat you eat matters more than the overall…

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Dec 6, 2019 Comments Off on Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.
June 22 @ 2:15 am

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store…

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