National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Larkin Community Hospital's dietetic interns join this excellent campaign and organized an event at main campus in South Miami. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Category archives: Healthy Living
By Emily Ackerberg, Dietetic Intern
Have you ever considered that your food could be the reason you feel depressed, forgetful, or just in an overall funky headspace? If you haven’t, read on! Being deficient in a few very common nutrients can have an incredible impact on our mood and brain function. We are here to ...
Fresh vegetables, fruits, low-fat dairy products, fish, nuts and seeds are the foundation of Lebanese cuisine. Lebanese dishes, including hummus, are made from fresh ingredients that are naturally low unhealthy fats.
Todos hemos estado allí. Todos hemos estado muy cansados para cocinar para nuestras familias. En los últimos años, los americanos han estado comiendo en la calle más seguido y cocinando menos en casa.
Por Su-Nui Escobar, MS, RDN
No hay duda: ingerir azúcar puede hacernos sentir felices de la misma forma que en el centro de recompensa del cerebro se estimula al consumir cocaína u opiáceos. No es sorprendente que, ahora, tengamos investigaciones que muestren las propiedades adictivas de azúcar. Por ejemplo, en un estudio realizado en el ...
I’m tired of being the only one that cooks.”
“Let’s just go out for dinner.”
“I don’t feel like cleaning the dishes, let’s just order take out.”
By: Rebecca Goodrich, MS, RDN
Sound familiar? We’ve all been there. We’ve all been too tired to cook up something for our families, let alone for ourselves. ...
LET THESE FOODS BOOST YOUR BRAIN POWER!
By Rebecca Goodrich, MS, dietetic intern.
It is often said that “you are what you eat.” We can say that there is definitely some truth in this, as health and nutrition can be defined in numerous ways. Food has always been impactful to our health and contributes to how ...
By Heather Levine, RDN/LDN
Starting solid foods can be a fun, messy time for your baby as he or she explores new tastes, smells and textures. While this can be a very exciting time, it can be quite confusing and expensive for you! There are many options of how you can feed your child in ...
The good ol' days:
Remember your parents telling you how important it is to eat breakfast and how it is the "most important" meal of the day? Well, there's definitely some truth in that!
Breakfast has the power to jump-start your metabolism while decreasing cravings throughout the day. Breakfast is so important ...
By Su-Nui Escobar, MS, RDN
There is no doubt; eating sugar can make us feel happy as the reward center in our brain lights up in a similar way as it does when consuming cocaine or opiates. Not surprisingly, we now have research showing the addictive properties of sugar. For example, a study conducted at ...