February is American Heart Month

 

 

Jason

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Coborn’s is proudly participating in American Heart Month. Continue reading “February is American Heart Month”

The Truth About Fruit Juice

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Emily
Emily

Hello! I’m Emily, one of your newest Supermarket Registered Dietitians here at Coborn’s! I’m a self-proclaimed foodie and love breaking down the facts for you on the latest nutrition trends. This month’s topic: to juice or not to juice. While juicing is gaining popularity among foodies and health enthusiasts alike, as a Registered Dietitian, I’m leery about recommending this health trend. What can be so wrong with eating your days’ worth of fruits and veggies in one sitting? It encourages consumption of these nutrient powerhouses, right? This is true, however, there’s one important thing missing here: fiber. Continue reading “The Truth About Fruit Juice”

Natural Sugar Vs. Added Sugar

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Ashley

Hi all, I hope you had a lovely 4th of July full of warm weather, lots of sunshine, family and friends and of course fabulous food! Now that the holiday is over and we have all indulged in our favorite summertime sweets, it’s time to get back on track. For this blog I would like to take the time to clarify added sugar verses natural sugar as again, just like so many other nutrition related topics, there is so much misinformation around the topic. Continue reading “Natural Sugar Vs. Added Sugar”

Nuts About Nuts!

April is National Pecan Month, and no matter which nut you choose as your favorite, make sure you eat a lot (well, a serving!), and eat often. Nuts have tremendous health benefits and are good for your heart, so scoop up a handful of pecans, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, or cashews today.

Nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids and other nutrients, which promote heart health. They are a quick and inexpensive snack, easy to store and easy to transport. Let’s take a closer look at what makes nuts part of a healthy diet: Continue reading “Nuts About Nuts!”

Eating Healthy

Chances are you’re one of the many people vowing to eat healthier this year. It can be easy to say or write down as a goal – and it doesn’t have to be tough to get started.

First – fill your plates with vegetables! Bright colors and dark green vegetables are beautiful to look at and they’re packed with vitamins you need to feel good. You’ll also feel fuller, longer if you eat lots of vegetables thanks to how much fiber they have!

Are you a serious snacker? Keep fresh or dried fruit nearby to help you keep from grabbing cookies or chips to eat. Try using hummus or low-fat yogurt as a dip to give you something even more satisfying between meals. Continue reading “Eating Healthy”