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Entries Tagged as 'Carol Berg Sloan'

Pyramids out, plates in

July 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist Unless you are a registered dietitian, or just into food and nutrition news, you may not be aware of the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate that were recently launched by the US Department of Agriculture.

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Dietary guidelines– balance is the key

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist What are the dietary guidelines? Have you ever wondered where school districts get their menu plans, where the Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs receive nutrition guidance, or where the meal plans at long-term healthcare facilities come from? They’re all from the United States Department of Agriculture’s dietary guidelines.

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Chipping away at snacks

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan Columnist I had to drive up north via Interstate 5 recently and wanted some snacks for the road trip, for, as many of you know, while there are many places to grab a bite, most are fast-food joints or gas-station grocery mini marts.

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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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What I learned in China about eating and exercising

September 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Health, nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Nutritionist My husband and I recently went to Beijing to visit our son, who is teaching English in Jinan, a city a couple hundred miles from Beijing.

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