Today we are surrounded by many opinions and suggestions for how to eat or what diet is best. Nutrition can be a very difficult subject to navigate and understand because of so much conflicting information coming from all directions.
Let’s face it, most Americans do not get enough omega-3 fats in their diet. Omega-3 fats are a type of unsaturated fat that is essential in the diet, meaning we must obtain it from food sources.
On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Mindy Athas, oncology nutritionist, shares tips for healthy eating at home.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3.
My friend gave me a plaque that read, “Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. That makes it a plant. Therefore, chocolate counts as a salad.”
While that may be a stretch, it begs the question … how does chocolate fit into a healthy eating plan?
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!
Beans are very popular as part of a vegetarian meal plan but this recipe for chickpea buffalo wraps will satisfy any meat lover as well. Flavorful and high in Vitamin A, fiber and folic acid, it makes for a healthy lunch or dinner option.