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Healthy Eating on the Run: 20 Quick Tips

March 30, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

You probably eat out a lot—most Americans do. People are looking for fast, easy and good-tasting foods to fit a busy lifestyle. Whether it’s carry-out, food court, office cafeteria or sit-down restaurant, there are smart choices everywhere. Here are 20 tips to help you eat healthy when eating out. 1. Think ahead and plan where you will eat. Consider what meal options are available. Look for restaurants or carry-out with a wide range of menu items. 2. Take time to look over the menu and make careful selections. Some restaurant […]

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Color Your Plate with Salad

March 29, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

Pack more nutrition into your day with a colorful main dish or side salad. Keep basic ingredients on hand for a quick addition to any meal. Encourage kids to eat more vegetables by setting out ingredients to make their own salad creations. Or, let them choose individual items with salad dressing as a dip. Mix and match ingredients by choosing one or more foods from each column below. Consider flavor, texture and color. Add a light salad dressing and enjoy! Start with Leafy Greens • Arugula, Boston or Bibb lettuce, […]

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20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables: Part Two

March 28, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

Continued from Part One….more ways to enjoy fruits and vegetables… 11. “Sandwich” in fruits and vegetables. Add pizzazz to sandwiches with sliced pineapple, apple, peppers, cucumber and tomato as fillings. 12. Wake up to fruit. Make a habit of adding fruit to your morning oatmeal, ready-to-eat cereal, yogurt or toaster waffle. 13. Top a baked potato with beans and salsa or broccoli and low-fat cheese. 14. Microwave a cup of vegetable soup as a snack or with a sandwich for lunch. 15. Add grated, shredded or chopped vegetables such as […]

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National Nutrition Month – “Get Your Plate in Shape”

March 26, 2012 in Blog Posts, Healthy Foods by Jerrell

Delta Holistics is proud to join the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) during March in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “Get Your Plate in Shape” and encourages consumers to remember to include a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and dairy on their plates every day. Here are a few ways to “Get Your Plate in Shape” from the food and nutrition experts at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Make half of your plate fruits and […]