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Nutrition Advice & Tips


Concord Grapes, Good and Healthy Too!

I was in the Fresh Market last week, and stumbled upon a treat. Concord grapes are in season! These polyphenol-rich fruits are powerful flavonoids (purple-blue foods) protecting the brain from dementia and the heart from arterial damage. Studies rank Concord grapes higher than blueberries and acai berries in anti-inflammatory and cholesterol-reducing power. Now, I am […]

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Honestly Good

My clients and I have a tough time reconciling the soda dilemma. Everyone enjoys the carbonated treat, but thus far healthy options have been slim. The most we have been able to weigh is whether regular or diet is a worse evil. Not anymore! A good choice has entered the race…Honestly! Introducing Honest Fizz; an […]

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Making the Most of Snow Days

You often hear North Carolinians boast that here we enjoy all four seasons. Sunny and 78 degrees are wonderful, but in 365 days, you might need a change. So, as we roll through our winter months, let’s agree to make the most of every season, even those with frigid air, shortened days and, yes, snow! […]

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Hunger for the Holidays

This week we enter into the “holiday season.” Holiday decorations adorn store-fronts and seasonal foods and scents are flourishing in the markets. Most of us are beginning to consider our gift giving as well as our holiday menus. For some, however, the holidays pose one of the most difficult times of the year. Food insecurity […]

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Kids in the Kitchen Recipes

Rainbow Fruit Salad Apples Cantaloupe Blueberries Raspberries Kiwi Pineapple Peaches Grapes Strawberries Small amount of orange juice Slice apples and cut them into small pieces. Toss apples in small amount of orange juice and then drain orange juice out of the bowl. Cut up the other fruits into small pieces and add to the bowl. […]

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