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  • SHOP: A Dietitian’s Favorite Things

    Check out our corporate dietitian, Shaylyn Lynch’s top picks of her favorite food and kitchen products.

    Banza Products

    Seeds of Change Brown Rice/Quinoa
     Triscuits

    Siggi’s Vanilla Yogurt
     

    Rx bars

    Frozen Vegetables (any brand)

    Edamame Hummus

    Canned black beans and garbanzo beans
     
    Alexa sweet potato fries

    Kellogg’s Bran Buds

    21 whole grains and seeds Dave’s Killer Bread

    Reusable water bottle for tracking intake

    Dishwand – easy for washing pots and pans!
    Tupperware

     

     

     

     

  • Oxygen Beet & Turmeric Smoothie

    Benefits of Beets

    Lowers blood pressure- Nitrates found in beets (and other plants like greens and rhubarb) have been studied to increase blood flow and oxygen to the body. When nitrates get converted into nitric oxide, it tells your blood vessels to dilate and improves blood flow.

    Improves cognitive function – Beet juice can also help increase neuroplasticity, which means having the […]

  • Chipotle Restaurant Menu Review

    The best option here by a landslide is the salad at just 10 calories. The runner-up would be the tacos since it’s the second lowest in calories and carbohydrates.
    Brown Rice
    10 cals I 2 g carbs

    3 Hard Taco Shells
    200 cals I 29 g carbs

    3 Soft Flour Tortillas
    250 cals I 40 g carbs

    Brown Rice
    210 cals I 36 g carbs

    Brown Rice
    320 cals I […]

  • Summer Watermelon Cocktail (No Sugar Added)

    Enjoy this refreshingly sweet, no sugar-added watermelon cocktail. Much of the calories here come from the alcohol. Only 20 calories come from the other ingredients. Watermelon is a wonderful sweet summer fruit to use as a natural sweetener. Make a large pitcher and invite your friends over!

    Recipe
    Serving: 1

    Ingredients
    1.5 oz (45 ml) white rum
    1 oz (30 ml) fresh watermelon juice (blend […]

  • Throw a Healthy and Delicious Cookout!

    Guest Blogger Carly Waldman is a student at West Virginia University studying nutrition sciences. In her spare time, Carly volunteers at the fueling station for the D1 athletes at WVU and is also president of the soccer club.Memorial Day weekend kicks off the beginning of summer that is commonly celebrated with a barbeque. A BBQ is known to have a […]