Weekly Dietitian Tip: Meal Prepping (Part 2 of 2)

​2 Ways to Meal Prep: Full and Partial Full: Prepare & portion into containers ahead of time to easily pull from the fridge.  (Example: Prepare 5 containers of chicken, rice, & veggies per person.) Partial: Prepare INGREDIENTS of meals ahead of time that you can easily turn into various meals.  (Example: Prepare a large amount […]

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Weekly Dietitian Tip: Meal Prepping Part 1

5 ways meal prepping can help your health and fitness: Make healthier choices in busy moments Save time in deciding what to eat & cooking from scratch Save money from not going out to eat Prevent symptoms like lack of focus, fatigue, shaky hands, and irritability from getting too hungry Prevent overeating after being too […]

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Dietitian Tip of the Week: Summer Sweets

Do you crave cool summer treats, or something sweet from time to time? Try these fun ideas! Snack on a bag of frozen blueberries (buy frozen, or buy fresh and freeze) Snack on a bag of frozen grapes (buy fresh and freeze) Peel and chop a banana, top with peanut butter and a little chocolate […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Food & Culture

Challenge: try a new meal from a different culture! Of course, food is important in our health, but it is also important in culture. Visit these links to get healthy meal ideas for various cultures such as Asian, Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Latin American, and Middle Eastern. Personalize Your Plate Tip Sheet_AsianIndian_Final Personalize Your Plate Tip […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Is Salt Healthy?

Are some versions of salt healthier than others? Popular types of salt include table salt, sea salt, and pink Himalayan salt. Sea salt and pink Himalayan salts are often marketed with health foods. Does that mean they are healthier options or worth the extra price point? Sea salt comes from dehydrated seawater. Pink Himalayan salt […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Budget-Friendly Tip #1

Don’t be afraid of using canned products, even with seafood or poultry! a.       Fresh produce is great, but if you can’t use it in time it can waste your money. b.       Even though fresh seafood or poultry are common staples in a meal, they aren’t always convenient or budget-friendly. Canned products can be just as nutritious as […]

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Trainer Tip Tuesday (Dietitian): Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that according to the CDC, less than 10% of Americans consume enough fruits and vegetables? Fruits and vegetables play an important role in disease prevention. They contain protective nutrients called antioxidants that are most widely known for their ability to protect you from cancerous cells and various heart diseases. Fresh, canned, and […]

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