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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Heart Healthy Recipe for Game Day: Green Bean Salad

This Sunday, save room for a healthy alternative to the typical fattening and unhealthy appetizers served at parties. Instead of chips and salsa, ribs, and buffalo-style chicken wings, opt for an extra serving of fruits or vegetables. Your heart will thank you. Need ideas or inspiration? Start with this healthy… Read more »

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4 Tips for Teaching Kids to Eat Healthy

Following the holidays, many families find their homes full of leftovers, including cookies, candies, and other sweets. What about the calories and all that sugar? Can this be healthy for your kids? Ann Meyers, RD, LDN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, says you can teach your children to stay… Read more »

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Nutrition for Hockey: Making the Right Choices

Hockey season is in full swing, and that can often mean traveling long distances for away games. If you or your child travel for games and tournaments, it’s important to make the right nutrition and hydration choices. Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD, is the director of sports nutrition at UPMC Sports… Read more »

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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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