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Nutrition Education

A detailed breakdown of the Mediterranean Diet including a sample menu for a typical day and a comprehensive grocery list.

The American Heart Association's guide on avoiding empty calories from your beverages.

A breakdown of how to interpret a nutrition label with a focus on carbohydrates.

"Handy" tips for every day portion control

Eating healthy doesn't have to break the bank or require hours of preparation and cooking. Simple strategies can help your stretch your budget and maximize your time for making healthy choices.

A list of RD approved healthy snacks, entrees, and drinks to try out at your next visit to Trader Joes.

In this enlightening and humorous talk, registered dietitian Jeff Novick will show you why choosing the wrong kinds of calories is a major contributing factor to the obesity epidemic.

In this enlightening and humorous talk, registered dietitian Jeff Novick will show you why choosing the wrong kinds of calories is a major contributing factor to the obesity epidemic.

Dr. Michael Greger is a New York Times Bestselling Author and he has scoured the world’s scholarly literature and developed this brand new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research and his new book: "How Not to Diet."

The Mediterranean diet refers to a way of eating that focuses on the traditional foods eaten in the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea. It has also been well researched and is associated with many health benefits, primarily heart health.

How to navigate eating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season.

University of California Davis' Kimber Stanhope presents on the effects sugar can take your body. It is a part of a vicious cycle known as metabolic syndrome.

Blue Zones

Blue Zones guide on four food groups to enjoy and four food groups to avoid.

Blue Zones Lifestyle guide on four food groups to enjoy and four food groups to avoid.

Along with the bright colors of different fruits and vegetables comes a variety of nutrients with lots of health benefits. So, eat a rainbow every day to get the disease fighting and immune enhancing benefits of the many colors of fruits and vegetables!

Blue Zones identifed 10 eating habits that people who live long and healthy lives have in common.

Blue Zone living focuses on plant-based eating with animal foods as a special treat on occasion

Lifestyle Management

The American Heart Association's recommendations for 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week and how to achieve it.

Research has shown that those who track their daily intake and activity have increased awareness and better outcomes. This is a resource for you to record your food intake, physical activity, and daily weight in one spot.

Realistic tips on how to both set and reach your recommended daily activity goals.

An introduction to the benefits of time restricted eating and intermittent fasting and how to implement this behavioral change into your daily routine.

See these tips from the American Heart Association on how to tweak your tech habits to ensure a restful night's sleep.

According to the National Institute on Aging, not getting enough sleep can affect all areas of your life and cause health problems. Learn how to develop healthy habits at bedtime as you age to help you get a good night's sleep.

Everyone experiences stress from time to time. It is important to be able to identify how it is affecting your health and what you can do to manage it.

A guide to intuitive eating which includes evaluating your past and current eating habits, how you view what you choose to eat, and how you feel after you eat.

Stress can take a toll on your health, but there are many quick and easy strategies to manage your stress instead of letting your stress manage you.

A checklist for daily habits to build into your new lifestyle to optimize both your time and energy.

Most of us are good at starting to healthy behaviors, but the key is how to maintain those changes for the long-haul for the long-term health benefits


A guide on how to flavor your favorite foods with herbs and seasoning, without the added sodium.

A few simple Mediterranean Diet breakfast ideas to start your day off right.

Balanced snack suggestions that will keep you full and satisfied.

Healthy eating does not have to be bland and boring. There are hundreds of ways to spice up your meals to keep them healthy and tasty!

Commercial salad dressing is often filled with salt and sugar. Try this simple olive oil recipe to add to your salads. Don't be afraid to try some new variations as well!

Simple tips and tricks to add flavor to your water.

Start your journey to good health with a fresh start. Clean out your refrigerator, freezer and cupboards of the foods that keep you from being your best you.

The Mediterranean Diet is not only one of the healthiest lifestyle habits, it is also one of the tastiest ways of eating as well. Explore the many resources available to find easy, new, delicious recipes for you and your family to enjoy.