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What is a plant-based diet and should you try it?

Plant-based eating consists of primarily consuming foods that are grown.  But eating plant-based does not mean that you can’t eat meat or dairy.  There are a variety of plant-based eating plans and some do include a limited amount of eggs, meats, and seafood.  It is important to pick which one works best for your lifestyle. Is eating plant-based […]


Tip of the Month: Multivitamin Supplementation

Food is important. Food is great. But food is complex. In the world of ever-changing dietary information and diets, all aspects of nutrition should be understood! Foods are essentially complexes of macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients – proteins, carbohydrates, and fats – are the sources of energy and building blocks that are derived from consumed foods. […]


Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Jambalaya

A healthy twist on a New Orleans favorite!   Ingredients: 1 (14 oz.) package Smoked Chicken Sausage 1/2 lb. (about 2.5 cups)  cooked shredded chicken 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice 1 pound shrimp […]