Nutrition

Everyone knows eating healthier is smarter. Not everyone knows how. Begin to learn more about it here from our nutrition experts. From celiac disease to high blood pressure, we’re here with healthy recipes, guides, and tips for smarter eating.

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Breezing Through the Holidays Gluten-Free

Celiac disease occurs when the immune system reacts to gluten – a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley- used to make many breads, pastas, crackers, and cereals. The immune reaction damages the lining of the small intestine, leading to malabsorption of valuable nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and energy rich… Read more »

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Healthy Holiday Recipes: Cranberry Pear Sauce

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s sometimes difficult to find healthy foods to prepare. The experts from UPMC BodyChangers, a weight loss and support group program, recommend that eating healthy around the holidays is important to maintaining your overall health and weight loss goals. Vicki March, MD, co-director of UPMC… Read more »

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‘Tis the Season to Be…Healthy

Making healthy food choices at this time of the year is challenging. Holiday feasts. Office parties. Sweet treats and high-calorie goodies everywhere you turn. But thanks to the following smart strategies, you can enjoy all those occasions and still stay healthy and trim. Be realistic. Don’t plan to lose weight… Read more »

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Healthy Holiday Recipes: Roasted Pumpkin-Apple Soup

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s sometimes difficult to find healthy foods to prepare. The experts from UPMC BodyChangers, a weight loss and support group program, recommend that eating healthy around the holidays is important to maintaining your overall health and weight loss goals. Vicki March, MD, co-director of UPMC… Read more »

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