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Healthy Eating for a Healthier Weight

January 10, 2017 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian

The new year is an exciting time and for many it includes making resolutions relating to positive lifestyle changes. Often at the top of this list is the desire to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Here are a few key points to keep in mind as you work towards your goals.

Healthier Holiday Desserts Using 3 Ingredients

December 13, 2016 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian

During the holiday season, your calendar is likely jam-packed with activities, festivities and parties. Potlucks with decadent treats are a common way to celebrate. There are ways you can enjoy divine desserts while pairing pleasure and health. It starts with three simple ingredients, fruit, nuts and dark chocolate. 

Food and Meal Planning for Diabetes

December 6, 2016 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian

If you have type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, you probably know that healthy food choices can help your body control blood glucose (sugar) levels. But knowing and doing are two different things. Read on to learn how to put this plan into action.

Apple Cider Vinegar

November 8, 2016 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian

Apple cider vinegar is typically used as an ingredient in salad dressings, but it’s also been touted as a natural remedy. It’s been claimed to help with everything from weight loss to dandruff and in the management of cancer and diabetes. Is there scientific evidence to support these health claims? Read on to find out.

Cooking with Oats

October 18, 2016 by Adrienne Ngai, Registered Dietitian

Cooked oatmeal with fruit, oatmeal cookies, oatmeal pancakes and even overnight oats may be some recipes that come to mind when you think of oats. But what about making this whole grain into a savory dish? Here are some recipes to get you started.

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