Nutrition

20 Healthy Holiday Party Recipes

“It is not the quantity of the meat but the cheerfulness of the guests, which makes a feast” – Edward Hyde

As we roll into the holiday season, we prepare for the festive parties and events. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years – all reasons to enjoy your friends and…

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Recipe Review: Healthy Chicken Pad Thai

We’re trying new heart-healthy recipes and will share the results with you. All recipes are from Club Red, UVA’s heart health club for women.

Get the recipe: chicken pad thai

Chicken Pad Thai

We eat a lot of chicken in my house. It’s a relatively easy and inexpensive source of protein, especially…

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Recipe Review Thursday: Gluten-Free Brownies

We’re trying new heart-healthy recipes and will share the results with you. All recipes are from Club Red, UVA’s heart health club for women.

Gluten-Free Brownies

These gluten-free brownies still have the right texture and plenty of chocolate taste.

I have strict requirements for brownies. They need to be:

  • Dense and moist
  • Rich and…
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Q&A: What’s The Deal with Soy? Take A Quiz!

Registered dietitian Carole Havrila, who works with cancer patients, and Brandy Patterson, MD, discuss the benefits of soy and debunk myths surrounding the controversial food.

Soy, like these edamame beans, can help decrease your heart disease risk and lower cholesterol.
Soy and Estrogen

Q: Many people are concerned about estrogen in soy,…

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