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Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health

By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health. Resolutions to lose weight and eat healthier often come with the New Year.  As you begin your journey, I encourage you to look at how you are going to be successful well into 2018 and beyond. Whatever approach you choose must be sustainable. It cannot… Read More Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health

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Got the junk food blues? Try these tips for packing a healthy lunch

  By Bonnie Brost, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health.   Kids are back in school and they need healthy lunches that they’ll eat and enjoy.  Adults can get on a healthy track as well. Studies have shown that going out to eat for lunch provides the highest risk of eating an extra 150-250… Read More Got the junk food blues? Try these tips for packing a healthy lunch

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Healthy Summer Grillers! Chicken Skewers Sizzle

By Shellie Cibuzar, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center.  On a summer day, spicy chicken skewers sizzling on the grill are one of my mouth-watering favorites. Grilling often focuses on meats, especially beef and pork. Opting for chicken or turkey instead gives you a meal that’s lower in fat and calories,… Read More Healthy Summer Grillers! Chicken Skewers Sizzle

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Healthy Summer Eating with Salad Greens: Darker is Better

By Gretchen Rockstad, licensed and registered dietitian at the Essentia Health. Salad greens are a super food and great for Healthy Summer Eating. A good rule to remember is that the darker the green, the more nutritious it is. Kale, spinach, romaine lettuce, green leaf lettuce and Swiss chard contain significantly more vitamins and nutrients… Read More Healthy Summer Eating with Salad Greens: Darker is Better