Healthy Eating

a post by

Kara Glasco, MS, RCEP, HFS

The holiday season is upon us with holiday parties around almost every turn. This time of year can be challenge, not only to our stress levels, but to our waistlines as well. Even the best intentions can take a downward spiral with decadent food, tempting desserts, and flowing beverages. Follow these simple pre-party tips and tricks and keep your dietary habits on track.

You know protein is an important component to building a healthy body and that you need it for your bones and muscles. But, how much protein should you eat everyday? It can be confusing to make sure you are getting enough to fuel your body and provide it adequate nutrition.

We all know we should eat more fish for the healthy fats and protein benefits, right? But, what if you don’t like it that much or you have tried to prepare fish at home before and it was just not that tasty. Here is a fast and simple fish recipe to try. If you like garlic, Italian herbed breadcrumbs and tomatoes, you are in for a delicious dinner.

Instead of focusing on "good" and "bad" foods, getting control over portions might be a better approach. Since carrying around food scales and measuring spoons can be a bit challenging, here are some visual guidelines for estimating portions that equal one serving.

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