Nutrition

Nutrition is an important part of your healthy lifestyle. Our articles and tips are here to help you today.

Enjoy a new dish at home with this excellent vegetarian recipe. Serve to friends and family with dinner or at a party. Ingredients: 1 Eggplant, cut into 2 inch x 1/2 inch pieces 1 cup Carrots, juilienned 2 cups Shiitake Mushrooms 1 tsp Vegetable Oil 1/4 cup Red Onion, thinly sliced 1/2 tsp Salt 1 cup Water Chestnuts, c…

Add a new option to your breakfast menu with this easy to make and gluten free waffle recipe. Serve with peaches and blueberries, or your choice to fruit to round out the dish! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Oat Flour* 2 teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 teaspoon Salt Pinch of Cinnamon, optional 3/4 cup Milk of choice, room tempera…

There’s no shortage of bad health advice floating around. And while a little bad nutrition advice may be harmless, certain nutrition myths adopted as truth by entire populations can be downright destructive. Here are 3 nutrition myths that are still alive and kicking today. Myth #1. Saturated Fat Causes Heart Disease.…

The food we eat impacts our health in a myriad of ways. Everything from our mood to our energy levels to the look and tone of our skin is affected by our diet. The nutrients in our food are involved in the most intricate of bodily processes ranging from tissue repair to warding off infection to helping us think properl…

Add some vegetables and flavor to your morning omelet with this easy to make, and very healthy, breakfast recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 tbsp Olive Oil 4 ounces Mushrooms (sliced) 2 ounces Spinach 1 tbsp Fresh Dill (chopped) A touch of Butter 3 eggs (lightly beaten) 1 ounce Feta (crumbled) Directions: 1. Heat pan with o…

Enjoy with sweet treat with your partner on Valentine’s Day or any day and celebrate great taste! Ingredients: Whipping Cream – 180ml (3/4 cup) Dark Chocolate – 340g (12 oz.) Vanilla – 5ml (1 tsp) (*We recommend using organic ingredients if possible.) Directions: 1. Warm the whipping cream in a saucepan over low heat,…

This complete meat and vegetable meal is a great option for dinner any night of the week. Add fried rice and enjoy with friends and family. Ingredients: Meat & Vegetables 2 x 4-6 ounces of Chicken Breast, sliced 3 to 4 cups Sliced Mixed Vegetables (Bell recommends: broccoli, peppers, carrots, green beans, peas, mushroo…

Give your day a boost first thing in the morning with this easy to make and tasty energy juice. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup Strawberries (chopped) 1/2 a frozen Banana (sliced) 1 1/2 cups of Parsley (1 bunch) 1 cup Coconut Milk* 1 teaspoon Honey or Agave Syrup Directions: Place ingredients in blender 1 at a time and blend…

Emotional eating is the act of using food in hopes to bring about a change in your feelings. Whether it is to help calm your nerves before an anxious event or to soothe anger or hurt after an upsetting event, emotional eating can lead to over eating and weight gain. Over eating also increases your risk for chronic dise…

Often patients ask me what are the most important supplements and I most commonly recommend fish oil. Many studies have been done to evaluate the effects of concentrated fish oil supplements on human health. The results are quite impressive. In this article, I will outline why fish oil is a useful supplement for daily…