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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4 Heart-Healthy Holiday Beverages to Enjoy

We all look forward to the holiday season’s delicious treat and drinks, but the extra calories can put a damper on the festive food and drinks. Creating substitutions and new choices to enjoy your favorite winter beverages will ensure you stay heart healthy and look good in your pictures with… Read more »

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How to Manage Your Diabetes During the Holiday Season

The holidays present numerous social opportunities for eating, drinking, and meeting with friends.For people with diabetes, holiday parties can be a minefield of difficult-to-make food choices. Keeping blood glucose levels in check and not overeating are important for people with diabetes, and by following a few simple tips, it is… Read more »

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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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