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Category: Nutrition

This One-Dish Meal Pairs Diabetes Management with Rustic Flavor

Featured Recipe Healthy eating has its foundations in moderation and balance: not too much of this, equal amounts of those. Managing some diseases effectively means being extra vigilant about certain calorie types or nutrients, such as carbohydrate consumption (diabetes) or sodium intake…

Health News Round-Up: Combating Cancer from a New Research Angle

Cancer Research Suggests a New Genetic Frontier in Treatment Previously, treating a patient’s cancer meant treating the type of cancer: breast, prostate, skin, etc. Some types call for specialized surgeries, others for specifically developed medications, others for finely tuned chemotherapy or radiation…

Managing Diabetes — Eating Tips for a Sweet Holiday

The holidays are a time of anticipation: of giving and receiving, of reuniting with loved ones, of mouthwatering treats we savor just once a year. Individuals with diabetes may have added anticipation during this season, when established eating habits and schedules can…

Nutrition as we Age: Making the Most of our Daily Eating Routine

Everybody is required to eat food and drink liquids each day starting when we are born until the day we take our last breath. The nutrients found in our daily intake is essential to living, and it becomes increasingly important we age.

6 Healthy Meal Planning Tips for Caregivers

Coordinating healthy menu options that address the nuances around a loved one’s specific health concerns can be challenging for caregivers. While proper nutrition is vital for every age and gender, maintaining a healthy eating plan for individuals coping with one or multiple…

Heart-Healthy Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake

If you or a loved one recently have been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), you’ll find the return home from your hospital stay may require certain lifestyle changes. Modifying long-standing behaviors is never easy. A key modification many individuals coping with…

Your Heart (and Your Taste Buds) Will Love This Old-Fashioned Oatmeal

Featured Recipe For American Heart Month, we’re turning to a breakfast staple of a heart-healthy diet. Oatmeal comes in many varieties for many cooking methods — you may reach for a canister of round flakes for quick boiling, or tear open a…

Eating for Disease Management? This Healthier Cookie Is a Sweet Cheat

Featured Recipe Desserts and sweets can be among the first casualties of better eating. These foods are often packed with sugar (a danger for diabetes) and fat (an enemy of heart health), and represent ‘extra’ calories outside the realm of the sensible…

Post-Holiday Dietary Detox: A Wholesome Bean-and-Grain Recovery Meal

Featured Recipe Did you overdo it this holiday season? Are you feeling tired, bloated, and listless? It’s happened to the best of us. But despite empty promises never to eat again, you’ll have to eat something — and eating better can help…

Health News Round-Up: Dementia Considerations and Holiday Expectations

Balancing Holiday Traditions with Dementia Changes This compassionate piece centers on one family adapting to a mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s disease, and how it has changed their holiday customs. They make fewer social appearances and do extra preparation to preserve her routines, while…

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