Entries from February 2013

Living with Heart Disease (and Beef!) By Kaitlin Anderson, RD, LD

February 27th, 2013 · No Comments

As a supermarket dietitian, I meet newly-diagnosed patients with heart disease on a regular basis.  My job is to assist them in their grocery shopping and answer all their questions about how specific foods affect heart health.  When we walk up to the meat case, I oftentimes hear the customer say, “Don’t worry, I already […]

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Tags: Living With Heart Disease

Simple Ways to Increase your Fruit and Vegetable Intake By Jennifer Lintz, RD, LD

February 26th, 2013 · No Comments

Have you heard of the “fruits and veggies: more matters®” campaign? It is one of my favorite nutrition-related promotions because it focuses simply on improvement.  Instead of urging adults and kids to take in a certain number of fruit and vegetable servings per day, the goal of the campaign is to help individuals eat more. […]

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Heart-Healthy Cooking Tips By Jennifer Lintz, RD, LD

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments

As a supermarket dietitian, I get the warm fuzzies whenever someone tells me they made something from scratch. Whether it’s an entrée like chicken cacciatore, side of steamed green beans, or even a homemade apple pie, it makes me happy to know there are folks who aren’t afraid to put a little extra love into […]

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