Category Archives: Cooking

Pumpkin Nutrition

Pumpkin, one of my favorite winter squashes, comes to center stage during the month of November. Both the fleshy part and the seeds are nutrient-rich and work well in both sweet and savory dishes. Nutrients Pumpkin flesh (or the mushy part) is a fantastic source of fiber, potassium and beta-carotene (an antioxidant and precursor to…
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University Extension Programs – A Great Source of Nutrition Information

Throughout the United States, major land grant universities have Extension programs that provide valuable education to the local community.  Many people are unaware that Extension programs exist - which is a shame since they are an excellent source of nutrition information as well as provide information on gardening, food safety, natural resources, and 4-H Youth programs.  Check out…
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Dietitian, Nutrition, and Food Blogs

  I was delighted to find my blog included in the “Top 50 Dietician Blogs” published last week by “Radiology Technology Schools.”  I reviewed the list and found some blogs that I also read and enjoy.  However, some of my favorite blogs were not on the list.  Here is a quick list of my favorite dietitian, nutrition,…
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