Irish heritage and National Oatmeal Month

Posted on 05 Jan 2016
Irish heritage and National Oatmeal Month January is National Oatmeal Month, designated to celebrate one of our favorite breakfast cereals! One way I have recently connected with this whole grain is through steel-cut Irish oatmeal. My family has always been proud of our Irish heritage

Southwest District Dietetic Association (SWIDDA)

Posted on 04 Jan 2016
Southwest District Dietetic Association (SWIDDA); an active group of dietitians in southwest Iowa that meet three times per year.  SWIDDA meets for one hour and provides educational offering at our meetings with a variety of topics that pertain to the field of dietetics. Previous meet

MEDIA SEGMENT – Simple Strategies for a Healthier New Year

Posted on 02 Jan 2016
Simple Strategies for a Healthier New Year The beginning of a new year is often a time for making resolutions for a healthy lifestyle, but sticking with making healthy eating choices can be a challenge. By using a few simple strategies in the kitchen, you can set yourself up for succe

January Newsletter

Posted on 01 Jan 2016
January is a month most people look at as a time for new beginnings. New Year’s resolutions are in full swing as we are moving on from the holidays. All of us are very familiar with some of the biggest New Year’s resolutions: eat healthier, lose weight, and increase physical activity.

Say Please to Pears

Posted on 28 Dec 2015
What has 100 calories, 6 grams of fiber, vitamin C; has been a part of history since 5000 BC, included in artwork by the Renaissance Masters and along with a partridge, was immortalized in an 18th-century Christmas carol, The Twelve Days of Christmas? Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tic

Christmas Coconut!

Posted on 18 Dec 2015
Happy Holidays!  I am sure many of you have started, if not already, completed your holiday baking. I am a little slow when it comes to my holiday preparation. I have not purchased one gift as of right now and I also have not thought about my plans for next week. I like to be a little

MEDIA SEGMENT – Indulge Healthfully this Holiday

Posted on 17 Dec 2015
Indulge Healthfully this Holiday ’Tis the season where we are invited to many holiday parties and either asked to bring a dish to pass or come with a hungry stomach. We all know the challenges faced with food during the holidays. While attending a holiday party, there are many temptat

Today’s Dietitian – Sweet Spice of the Season

Posted on 14 Dec 2015
Cinnamon is sweet for more than just its flavor; it’s filled with antioxidants. Linda Ashley, a registered dietitian at the Oakland Road Hy-Vee Store in Cedar Rapids, IA and Wednesday’s RD of the Day explains a few cinnamon’s benefits and shares three holiday recipes

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