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Entries Tagged as 'Nutrition Nuggets'

Cold weather comforts

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Nutritionist Although we live in Long Beach (which most of the country thinks is in perpetual summer), fall is here, which in turn influences our palette to lean towards cold-weather comfort foods and seasonal, traditional favorites.

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Pizza fan?… No ‘knead’ to pass on it if you’re looking for nutrition

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist Just returned from a trip to New York and, believe it or not, it was the first time I actually had New York-style pizza! I received several recommendations and ended up at Patsy’s Pizzeria on 23rd in Chelsea. I had no expectations, but was surprised when the pizza arrived […]

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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies? Yes? No? Maybe?

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

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Carol Berg Sloan, RD A recent study found that fruit and vegetable consumption is only weakly linked to decreased cancer risk. For a dietitian, this is bad news– we have been telling everyone for years to eat their fruits and vegetables, and then one of the strongest risk-reduction messages is shot down. What to […]

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A wake-up call to keep kids fit

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · food, Health, nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan, RD I don’t know about you, but I am thrilled that First Lady Michelle Obama has gotten on the bandwagon to bring the childhood obesity onto center stage with the Let’s Move Campaign (letsmove.gov). I sometimes wonder if Americans realize what a health crisis the number of overweight children is now […]

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Nutrition Nuggets: A Winning Super Bowl Sunday

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments · nutrition, Nutrition Nuggets

By Carol Berg Sloan, RD For many, Super Bowl Sunday is the first event after New Year’s resolutions are made for which they give themselves permission to overindulge. In fact, Americans consume a whopping 156 billion calories that day. This year, try a new “game plan” so you can be a winner on Super Bowl […]

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