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Category: Nutrition (Page 10)

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Meat That Makes the Cut (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the meat section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. Think red meat can't be part of healthy diet for your heart? Think again. In this final installment of our heart-smart shopping series, we visit the meat and poultry section of the supermarket with nutritionist Teller Stalfort, a registered…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Wise Dairy Decisions (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the dairy section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series.  Can milk, cheese and yogurt be part of a heart-healthy diet? In this video, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, explains how they can.   Remember, UVA nutritionists can help any Heart…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Fish Counter Facts (VIDEO)

Today we visit the fish section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. We’ve all heard that fish is good for our hearts, but why? In this video, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, tours the fish department, teaching us: What types of fish to choose The unique…

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Heart-Smart Shopping: Picking Out Produce (VIDEO) video post

Today we visit the produce section of the supermarket in our Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series. Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with UVA's Heart and Vascular Center, shares the importance of fruits and vegetables in your diet and a few tips to get you eating more of them. In this video, you’ll learn which foods can…

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Heart-Smart Shopping Video Series: Grocery Basics video post

Ever wish you could take a nutritionist to the grocery store with you? Now you can. In celebration of Heart Month, Teller Stalfort, registered dietitian with the UVA Heart and Vascular Center, took us on a guided tour of a Charlottesville supermarket. We recorded her tips and insights on how to shop…

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Local Food Day in the Cafeteria
Nutrition, Prevention 10/16/2012

If you’re in the Health System’s main cafeteria on October 24, you’ll get a chance to celebrate Food Day with some great local offerings. UVA’s dietitians are participating in the nationwide event, created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) to highlight local, sustainable food, says Kendra…

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Recipe Review Thursday: Banana Mousse
Nutrition, Prevention 9/6/2012

We’re trying new heart-healthy recipes every month and will share the results with you. All recipes are from Club Red, UVA’s heart health club for women. [caption id="attachment_4625" align="alignright" width="337"] A healthy dessert that's easy to make and tastes like banana pudding.[/caption] Banana Mousse With four kids in the house, there's…

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Cafeteria Farm Stands Bring Local Produce to UVA Employees
Nutrition, Prevention 7/19/2012

The Health System’s cafeterias are a good place to pick up a sandwich or a hot meal, but most wouldn’t expect to find fresh, local cherries and peaches available by the pound. [caption id="attachment_4368" align="alignright" width="300"] A UVA visitor and employee select food from the Local Food Hub's farm stand.[/caption]…

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