• National Nutrition Month: Celebrate a world of flavors

    National Nutrition Month - This year we are celebrating nutrition and food from cultures and cuisines around the world.

  • Have your snacks and protect your heart

    Snacks are a bridge between meals to help keep us full and energized. They also help increase our consumption of the important food groups.

  • Gardening can lead to healthier lives

    Research has shown that those who garden seem to have lower levels of stress, lower levels of chronic inflammation, which can lower risk for heart disease and other chronic conditions.

  • National Nutrition Month and how to build a great salad

    March is National Nutrition Month…a great time to focus on your personal nutrition and wellness. There is no one-size-fits-all approach. Personalizing your plate can be a journey, especially for those with a selective palate or texture sensitivities.

  • VA dietitian’s Healthy for You Halloween suggestions

    VA dietitian knows you want your fun Halloween treats but you’re also trying to keep it healthy. You can do both. Here are some great suggestions for enjoying the holiday and feeling good about it!

  • Which is good cholesterol? LDL or HDL?

    Cholesterol: Material that provides structure for your body's cells. Too much can cause plaque to build up in your blood vessels which can block blood vessels and cause heart attacks and strokes.

  • Mediterranean diet, one step at a time

    A Veteran has lost weight and improved his cholesterol numbers on the Mediterranean diet. From fast food every day to yogurt and fruit for breakfast, his health goals are on target. Here's his dietitian's story.

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