Portion Control Plates

Vegetarian Blog | Veg Daily Blog  January’s Find: Pretty Portion Control Plates By Jolia Sidona Allen January 16, 2013 January is prime time for reinventing ourselves. New year, new me: sounds simple, right? This year, I resolved to eat cleaner—and less, exercise more, kick caffeine, read more books (OK, read more e-books), and floss every…

Get Your Plate In Shape #5

Get Your Plate In Shape #5 During National Nutrition Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Practical Ways to Enjoy Food While Eating Less 02/01/2012 Media Contacts: Ryan O’Malley, Allison MacMunn 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 media@eatright.org Food is meant to be enjoyed, but eating less is the key to weight management and disease prevention, according…

Get Your Plate In Shape #4

Get Your Plate In Shape #4 Replace Sodium and Empty Calories with Wholesome Foods to ‘Get Your Plate in Shape’ during National Nutrition Month 02/01/2012 Media Contacts: Ryan O’Malley, Allison MacMunn 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 media@eatright.org Grocery store shelves and restaurant menus are often crowded with foods containing solid fats, added sugars and high levels…

Getting Your Plate In Shape #2

Getting your Plate in Shape #2 During National Nutrition Month and Beyond, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to ‘Get Your Plate in Shape’ 02/01/2012 Media Contacts: Ryan O’Malley, Allison MacMunn 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 media@eatright.org The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourage an increased focus on fruits and vegetables and an understanding of…

Celebrate Registered Dietician Day March 14, 2012

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Registered Dietitian Day increases awareness of registered dietitians as the indispensable providers of food and nutrition services and recognizes RDs for their commitment to helping people enjoy healthy lives. The fifth annual Registered Dietitian Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. Keep in mind Registered Dietician’s make a world…

Eating for Energy

Eating for Energy A balanced diet with carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and trace elements naturally combat chronic fatigue.  Keep in mind the importance to healthy choices and good eating habits. Avoiding coffee, alcohol and nicotine will help you have more energy as they rob the body of important nutrients needed to produce energy.  These substances…

Wellness Factor

In determining your food sources be sure to consider the wellness factor of each item you consume.  What I have done is provide a wellness factor rating on my foods on a scale from 1-10 to better determine the types of foods, nutrient levels and antioxidants in my consumption. I use ten as the highest…