Nutrition Blog Archives - RediClinic

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Turn to RediClinic for trusted advice from registered dieticians and nutrition experts. Here you’ll find tasty recipes, insightful posts on diet trends and realistic tips to help you eat well.

Make Healthy Eating a Part of Your Back to School Routine

08.08.2018

It\'s back to school time again… Yay! Perhaps this thought leaves a few of you with sad faces but most parents and kids alike look forward to the opportunities a new school year brings and the comfort and security of getting back into a routine. Front and center in any families routine is eating. Eating together as a family and choosing nutrit...

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‘Go Further With Food’ During National Nutrition Month®

03.06.2018

During National Nutrition Month®, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, RediClinic encourages everyone to be aware of the key messages of the 2018 campaign. This year, National Nutrition Month is focused on the importance of making smart food choices and developing healthy eating and physical activity habits. (more…)

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You’ll Love These Heart Health Tips

02.12.2018

From candy hearts to healthy hearts, February is the month dedicated to all things of the heart! February is also nationally recognized as American Heart Month, so why not give yourself and those you love the best Valentine’s gift of all: the gift of heart health! Start with the following tips to reduce your risk of heart disease. (more&hell...

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Holiday Survival Guide: How to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

12.05.2017

Are visions of sugar plums dancing in your head – and reminding you of dreaded holiday weight gain? Never fear, putting on a few pounds doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of enjoying the season! While holiday gatherings do bring more opportunities to consume high-calorie foods – and overeat in general – with a bit of planning, you can sti...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Thanksgiving Meal

11.20.2017

We all look forward to stuffing ourselves with our traditional culinary favorites on Thanksgiving, but there are a few things you might not know about your annual feast. Here are some fun facts you can use to impress your friends and family from RediClinic – your neighborhood health clinic! White meat or dark, you can’t go wrong. Turkey...

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6 Pumpkin Nutrition Facts You Didn’t Know

10.13.2017

Fall’s signature squash is more than a decoration for doorsteps or a carveable craft project – it also offers an impressive list of health benefits. The vitamin- and nutrient-rich flesh and seeds of pumpkin can help you see better, improve heart health and even lose weight! Eat up as you read about the perks of this fall superfood. (more&hel...

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5 Nutrition Myths That Might Be Ruining Your Health

09.27.2017

If you’re reading this, the start of a new school year may have motivated you to make improvements to your health. Chances are you really want to make good food choices that will properly nourish your body and contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, there are many food myths that will get you off track and disrupt your goals to be ...

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Dynamic Duos: Foods You Should Always Eat Together

08.24.2017

Certain foods just belong together, and we’re not talking about macaroni and cheese (although it’s certainly delicious!). It’s a fact that combining certain foods ups their nutritional value by helping your body absorb nutrients more effectively. Try out these four power-food combinations for better eating without any effort. (more…)

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What You Need to Know About Cholesterol

06.30.2017

Cholesterol is a common topic of discussion when it comes to heart health, but most people know very little about this substance and how it affects them. Cholesterol is a type of fat that’s found in all cells of the body. It is used to make hormones, produce vitamin D and support digestion. (more…)

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Are You Raising an Emotional Eater?

06.20.2017

A new study published in the journal Child Development has suggested that children whose parents routinely offer them food for comfort or a reward are more likely to develop unhealthy eating habits later in life. (more…)

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