Articles in the ‘Nutrition Tips’ Category


Sugar Ain’t So Sweet

March 18th, 2015 | By Marjie No Comments

Satisfy your sweet tooth with no calories included? Sugar substitutes give you all the same taste of sugar without the gut-busting consequences. Whether your goal is eating healthier or cutting calories, artificial substitutes…


IN SEASON What does that mean…

December 19th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  You’ve read in Athens MOVE (and other publications) that it’s best to eat fruits and vegetables “in season.”  What does that mean?  An “in season” food means it is either harvested at…


Make Veggies Fun this Fall!

October 15th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Here are some great ways to create fun veggie dishes with and for your kids. And remember, children love to get their hands into making food (literally), so let them help … it’s…


Locally Sourced Food: Better for you, our community, our world.

August 16th, 2014 | By Gary No Comments

The term “locally sourced food” is a term that is used a lot these days. Several local restaurants and even some schools promote that they use locally sourced foods for items on their…


Make Your Own Sweet Treats This Summer!

May 19th, 2014 | By Katie No Comments

Most of these will make your tongue water, and we’ve thrown in one recipe that may make you think “ewww.”  Have fun trying them all! Smooth Strawberry Popsicles 1/4 C diced pineapple, mango,…


Should you Go Organic?

April 4th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

  Have you ever zeroed in on an organic item at your favorite market, taken a look at the price, and made a u-turn to your usual picks instead? Organic foods – in…


Grocery Shopping with Health on your List!

February 24th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments

Grocery shopping can seem difficult when you’re trying to eat healthfully. These smart guidelines will help! Select Nutritious Produce Frozen fruits and vegetables sometimes retain fewer vitamins and minerals than fresh. Fresh produce…


Comfort Foods with a Healthy Twist

December 12th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

Spaghetti & Meatballs Substitute whole-grain noodles or spaghetti squash for the pasta. Use ground turkey meatballs instead of beef or sausage. Chili Try white beans with chicken or turkey to reduce the fat…


Avoid Dehydration for Optimum Health!

October 19th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

Information provided by: Brian Evans, MBA, Director of Corporate Health Services, St. Mary’s/UGA Athletics Liaison, St. Mary’s Health Care System, Inc. Kim Hunter, RD, LD, Clinical Nutrition Manager, St. Mary’s Health Care System…


A Healthy Turn on Tailgate Food

October 14th, 2013 | By Marjie No Comments

Updated Chips & Dip Switch out mashed white or pinto beans and pita chips for the traditional cheese dip and tortilla chips, and dig in with a clean conscience! Sweet & Spicy Cole…