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Banana Matcha “Nice” Cream

Today's superfood breakfast, banana matcha “nice” cream with granola, features three superfoods; matcha powder, pumpkin seeds and flaxseeds. Traditional ice cream is typically high in fat, sugar and calories.  This breakfast is a wonderfully creamy take on ice cream and can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.  There is no added sugar in this…
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Breakfast Grain & Sautéed Banana Bowl

A superfood is simply a food that contains a bust of nutrients that provide health benefits such as lowering blood pressure, decreasing cancer risk, diabetes management, or weight management. They are also a great addition to a healthy diet.  Examples of common superfoods are fiber, salmon, and blueberries. Some of the superfoods we will highlight…
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A Recipe for a Healthy Heart During the Holiday Season

By: Basim Tadros, MD, TMH Physician Partners – Cardiac & Internal Medicine Specialists, Services by Southern Medical Group, PA – American Board Certified of Internal Medicine The holidays are here and it’s the perfect time of year to bring family together and create positive, everlasting memories. However, what many don’t realize, are the amount of changes that…
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Thanksgiving Meal Makeovers

With the holiday season right around the corner, many of us think of food first. What will I prepare? What will my guests want to eat? How many people are coming over? How will I get my shopping and cooking done? Starting with a plan is always a good first step. Write out your menu…
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To Vegan or Not to Vegan

The vegan diet has grown in popularity with more and more people trying it. The diet is popular for many reasons due to its benefits for personal health, the environment and for ethical reasons. However, if you are considering a vegan diet there are a few things to think about. First, what are your motivations…
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A Few More Weighty Thoughts

Anyone who’s struggled with weight loss knows that weight loss is hard, and that maintaining a healthy weight following weight loss can be even harder. (More on this in my earlier article in this series.) Those who do lose weight and keep it off long-term are a small minority. What if you adjusted your expectations?…
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Spring into Healthier Eating – Behavior Modification

Have you been keeping to your New Year’s resolution of eating healthier? Well, you are not alone! Most people who attempt resolutions slide back into their old habits. We all want to focus on changing our lifestyles for the better, but to keep the momentum going we need to learn about ways behavior change plays…
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Magical Nutrition. Science or Fiction?

Dietitian Review – Unicorn Frappuccino ® Blended Crème There’s a magical new drink at Starbucks and it’s making headlines everywhere! Introducing the "Unicorn Frappuccino® Blended Crème.” Although this limited edition is sold out at most locations, it’s leaving a lasting impression on our taste buds. While this drink may get you a handful of “likes”…
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A Few Weighty Thoughts

Last month I told you I wasn’t a dietitian, but I’ve stayed in a Holiday Inn. As an exercise physiologist and health coach, I’ve learned plenty about nutrition and weight loss. Eighty percent of the people who join Premier Health & Fitness Center list “Weight Loss” as their primary reason for joining, so I see…
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Put Your Best Fork Forward!

National Nutrition Month® has been recognized and celebrated nationwide every March since 1980. The purpose of National Nutrition Month® is to focus on the importance of nutrition and physical activity, and emphasize how making small changes in your lifestyle can have a significant impact on your overall health. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the…
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