Month: July 2020

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Benefits of reducing intake of added sugar

I don’t know about you, but I certainly enjoy my dessert (yes, dietitians eat dessert too!)!
One of the important
considerations in selecting your sweet treat (as well as selecting other foods) is to pay attention to the quantity of added sugar. Reducing intake of added sugar has a number of benefits.

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Is trail mix healthy?

Trail mix is an excellent snack, if you make a good choice. Here, I’ll give you some tips on general things to consider about trail mix, as well as possible healthy and not-so-healthy qualities of this food.

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Healthy nutrient-packed breakfast cereal

Breakfast is a great time to get in some nutrients, but if you’re not careful, this meal may be filled with empty calories and high in sugar, salt and fat. Choosing a cereal can be overwhelming with all the options–here, I share some I have enjoyed.

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Is sourdough bread healthy?

This post will provide a brief synopsis of what sourdough is, how to make it, how it differs from your typical loaf of wheat-based bread, and who should eat sourdough (hint: everyone). We’ll also take a look at some interesting tidbits about why you might want to eat more sourdough. And finally we’ll cover some common misconceptions people have about this type of fermented dough that may lead them to avoid trying out this amazing food. Let’s delve into nutrition as it relates to sourdough bread.