Even for those who practice mindful eating, the holidays present some additional challenges. Typically, during the holiday season, people find themselves attending more parties and social gatherings with an abundance of not-so-healthy food and beverages. Couple the increased availability of food with the stress of the holiday season (and the societal acceptance of holiday indulgence), and mindfulness if often thrown out the window!
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses healthy holiday eating. Check out Thanksgiving recipes hand selected by Barb.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
When Barb Walsh was growing up, she learned how to cook and bake from scratch from her mother and grandmother. But as her career progressed as a dietitian, she realized that not everyone had that experience.
I know I keep referring back to those sayings from our grandparents, but the science of today continues to support some of the old wives tales of yesterday. From the health benefits of eating an apple a day, to the benefits of drinking water to, yes, the fact that beans are indeed good for your heart!
Fish and seafood are nutritious, high quality proteins. The American Heart Association recommends eating at least two 3 ½-ounce servings of fish a week as part of a heart-healthy diet. Emphasis has been made on increasing the consumption of “fatty fish,” including salmon, mackerel, lake trout and albacore tuna. Read More
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses Carroll’s Cooking for Wellness℠ classes during a radio interview on WTTR.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM102.3!
A lot has changed since the previous U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for the Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods were published in 1993, including the serving sizes people consume, obesity rates and the research available linking poor diet and exercise habits to numerous chronic diseases.