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Holiday Hacks

The holiday season is a time to come together and give thanks, but it also can be a time for anxiety. If you’re hosting a feast, use these tips to stress less and impress your guests. Carving a Turkey Use a sharp knife. A dull blade may shred meat, but a high-quality knife allows for...

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A Beginner’s Guide to DICAS

As a dietetics student, preparing for DICAS, the Dietetic Internship Central Application Service, can be quite overwhelming. Whether you are feeling anxious or simply don’t know where to begin, these four tips can help you get started!  Create a Brand — and a Great Resume It is useful to think of DICAS from a marketing...

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Celery: A Nutritious Culinary Staple

Wild celery is thought to be native to the Mediterranean region. Before its first culinary use, likely in France in the 1600s, celery was used medicinally in ancient Egypt, Rome and China to treat afflictions including indigestion and arthritis. In Greece and Egypt, celery leaves were used to make ornamental crowns for the winners of...

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In Late Pregnancy Moderate the Intake of Powerful Anti-inflammatory Foods
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In Late Pregnancy Moderate the Intake of Powerful Anti-inflammatory Foods

The right side of the heart pumps deoxygenated blood from the body to the lungs, where it can fill up with oxygen, and then the left side of the heart pumps oxygen-rich blood from the lungs to the rest of the body. So, blood travels from the body to the right side of the heart...

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Yazio (iOS Version 4.6.3)

Synopsis of the App Yazio is a calorie counter app with a serious focus on keeping those numbers in check. Platform and Price Android and Apple. Free to start. In-app products from $6.99 to $54.99 per item. RDN Score 3 out of 5 Pros Cheerful design that’s easy-to-navigate and includes appealing food photography. To start, each...

December 14, 2017December 14, 2017by
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Roasted Walnut and Cauliflower “Meat”

According to a survey conducted by the California Walnut Board, preference for flavor and texture is the top reason people choose meat-centric dishes over plant-based alternatives. The simple solution is to create craveable plant-forward meals that deliver on taste, texture, and health. Walnuts are a key ingredient with a rich source of the omega-3 alpha-linolenic...

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Honey-Pistachio Baked Sweet Potato

I love sweet potatoes. I could literally eat one every single day and not get sick of them. This sweet potato recipe will make your taste buds melt.  It’s a soft sweet potato topped with a nutty, crunchy, honey-based coating. And it’s so simple, which makes it perfect for this time of year when we all...

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Anchor (iOS Version 2.15.3)

Synopsis of the App Anchor lets you listen to shows and record and share your voice, music and conversations right from your smartphone. It may be one of the easiest ways to create your own podcast or radio station! RDN Score 5 out of 5 Platform and Price Apple and Android. Free.  Pros User-friendly design...

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Charge Running (Version 2.4)

Synopsis of the App Charge Running is a virtual run club that’s ready whenever and wherever you are. Platform and Price Apple only. Free 30-day trial; thereafter $9.99/month or $84.99/year. RDN Score 5 out of 5 Pros User-friendly design that engages runners at every point starting with an interactive demo targeting first timers. Access a...

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Memorado (iOS Version 5.5)

Synopsis of the App With its “strong brain, strong life” tagline, Memorado offers brain games backed in science coupled with personalized mental workouts. Platform and Price Apple and Android. Free. RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros Sleek, engaging design that feels like a modern game. 25+ games and more than 450 different levels designed...

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