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Dietitian Health Tip: Include dark leafy greens in your daily intake

Cooked spinach, kale, collard greens, green turnips, and swiss chard are rich dietary sources of lutein and zeaxanthin.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday

Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday – aim for at least eight 8-ounce cups of sugar free beverages each day.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Kickstart your metabolism

Kickstart your metabolism – begin your day with breakfast and eat something every 3-4 hours.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Control your environment

Control your environment – keep “sometimes foods” (cookies, candy, chips, etc.) out of the house most of the time. Once in a while buy a small amount and have a treat. This allows you to indulge in a treat periodically without having it available to tempt you every day.

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Quiz: Eat smart to prevent Alzheimer’s disease

Most of us are aware that eating a well-balanced diet can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. What many people may not know is that this can also help reduce the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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DASH towards a healthier you

“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.

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The key to healthy eating is planning

Planning ahead can be difficult – life is always ready to throw us a chocolate éclair-shaped curve-ball when we should be choosing salad. Here are some tips to help!

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Eat the RIGHT carbohydrates

Stop banishing carbohydrates! Learn how to choose the RIGHT carbs for a healthy, balanced diet. A low glycemic index diet can stabilize blood glucose levels.

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Feed your body to prevent cancer

There is no ‘magic food bullet’ that will stop cancer in its tracks. However, research has identified key nutrition steps that you can start taking now that will help prevent cancer.

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How to get enough soluble fibre

Soluble fibre helps lower ‘bad’ (LDL) cholesterol; controls rises in blood sugar; and extends the feeling of fullness after eating to help control appetite.