Nutrition Blog

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.

Cheers to Your Health! Healthy Holiday Food Substitutes


Don’t let the holidays be a time when your healthy eating habits stop. Holiday cooking can still be tasty and healthy! This holiday season, start a tradition of making your holiday recipes healthier through simple substitutions. You’ll hardly notice you’re eating well, and you give yourself better odds of still looking and feeling great come Jan...

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Tips to Help Your Child Stay at a Healthy Weight


The time when your kids head back to school is also a great time to commit to healthier eating habits, both for yourself and your family. A rising number of American adults are now considered obese: nearly 40 percent of Americans over age 20. However, the obesity epidemic has affected children as well. According to data reported from 2014 to 201...

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Make Healthy Eating a Part of Your Back to School Routine


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®


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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