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#Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Americans enjoy eating out. It’s convenient, and we like to have someone else do the cooking and cleanup. We spend a lot of money eating meals away from home or bringing in carry-out. It’s estimated that half of our food dollars are now spent in… Read More #Essentia Health Tips | Making healthier choices when dining out

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Essentia Health Smarts | Pump up your potassium!

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Potassium is an essential mineral for our bodies, but many of us are not getting enough in the foods we eat. Potassium is important for our bodies to digest food efficiently and help avoid constipation. It helps build strong muscles and makes them properly relax… Read More Essentia Health Smarts | Pump up your potassium!

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Summer Grilling Tips: Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods

Guest post from Essentia Health Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods   By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Summer brings out the grills and healthy menu options as we grill lean meats, chicken, fish and vegetables. Marinating can add robust flavors. Grilling red meats to the point of charring can… Read More Summer Grilling Tips: Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods