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What to do with Leftover Halloween Candy

Keeping It Fresh By November 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , No Comments

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Halloween candy is a tempting treat, but snacking on the fun size bars quickly adds up calories and sugar. Here are 5 tips to help you put away the candy bowl.

Freeze it
Out of sight, out of mind. Putting treats in the freezer will limit mindless snacking but will be a nice surprise when a sugar craving strikes.

Unwind with wine
Pair a piece of dark chocolate, a fun size Twix, or a bite size Snickers bar with a glass of wine. Take little nibbles in between sips and savor the moments of relaxation. read more

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Hangry? Grab a high protein snack to carry you to the next meal!

Around the Table, Keeping It Fresh By June 25, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

This post was written by our fantastic dietetic intern Addison Ford.

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If you are not familiar with the term “hangry,” I am sure you have either experienced it yourself OR been on the receiving end of a hangry individual. Hangry = hungry + angry. Basically it’s those people who wait too long in between meals or choose the wrong type of snack so their blood sugar gets out of whack and they can become hangry… So don’t poke the bear unless you have a high protein snack in hand! read more

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Why a Low Sodium Diet?

Foodamentals By August 13, 2010 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

The American Heart Association recommends Americans consume less than 1500mg of sodium per day. Why is this important? A low sodium diet can help you maintain a healthy blood pressure and help you reduce your chance of developing heart disease.

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