Heart Healthy Taco Tuesday Tips

Heart Healthy Taco Tuesday Tips

Just because you’re working on your heart health doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Taco Tuesday! Tacos are usually high in saturated fat, high in salt, and low in fiber. Try spicing up your Taco Tuesday with these variations: Fish or Shrimp Tacos. Fish is a great source of...
Key Reasons to Eat Local

Key Reasons to Eat Local

Key reason to eat local as Spring is here and that means summer harvest is right around the corner! Farmers markets are still abundant in the Charlotte and surrounding communities this year with added safety features during the pandemic, such as increased spacing in...
How to Eat In-Season this Spring

How to Eat In-Season this Spring

April marks the beginning of spring and eating in-season can help you save money, get better nutrition from your food, and add more flavor to your cooking! Mushrooms, mustard greens, radishes, strawberries, and turnips are in season in North Carolina in April....
Keeping Track of Food

Keeping Track of Food

When starting a nutrition journey, setting yourself up for success is key! Keeping track of what you eat allows you to see areas of strength and areas for improvement. What is my dietitian going to tell me about my food log? Some general things that dietitians and...
Your Guide to a Not-So-Spooky Halloween

Your Guide to a Not-So-Spooky Halloween

Here’s a spooky fact for you: kids would have to play for two days straight to burn off the average number of calories from candy they consume on Halloween (Business Insider, 2019). That pillowcase full of candy is looking way heavier now, isn’t it? But before you...