They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about a glass of wine? There aren’t many pleasures in life that compare to relaxing with a glass of good wine after a long day at the office, and the good news is you can actually benefit from it. Here are some of the surprising health benefits of drinking wine.
Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
Great infographic on Vitamins and Minerals from eReplacementParts.com
Vitamin B12 and Infographic!
Vitamin B12 is the big brother of the B Vitamins; often overlooked, impossible to live without and all important to human functioning. One of eight crucial B vitamins, B12 is the vitamin that ensures proper functioning of the nervous system, assists in the formation of red blood cells, and this is a big one, aids in metabolism by turning those fatty acids into pure usable energy.
An Illustrated Guide to Protein Shakes
Great visual from Fix.com!
A couple of additional recommendations or modifications: skip the sweetener ( i.e. honey or syrup) as you don’t need it, avoid using fruit juice as a liquid (too much natural sugars) and I advise clients away from tofu as a protein source.
Guest Post: Dietary Considerations for Autistic Children- Part II
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects children’s ability to communicate, understand the feelings of others and creates social anxieties.
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Guest Post: Dietary Considerations for Autistic Children
There is much more than meets the eye when dealing with autism and children. Actually, most of what is considered an autistic symptom is completely underneath the surface of physical features and deals particularly with social skills, understanding the feelings of others, visual misperceptions and anxiety (Williams, 2011).
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Drink Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Forget the green smoothie this October and go PINK with this healthy drink created by Nutrition CPR’s friend and colleague, Meredith Hill, RD for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Hail to Kale!
Hail to the almighty vegetable, kale! Loaded with antioxidants and rich in vitamins A, C, K and minerals calcium and iron, kale is credited with anti inflammatory abilities, cardiovascular benefits and the ability to detoxify. With all these nutrients and health benefits it is no surprise that kale is labeled as a superfood. Kale is highly versatile and can be used raw in salads, blended into shakes and smoothies, juiced, cooked in soups, sautéed with other veggies or even baked as chips!
Spaghetti Squash: A nutrient dense, low carb alternative
Spaghetti Squash….if you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out!
Meredith Hill, RD, explains her top 3 reasons and a recipe to get you using spaghetti squash:
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Heart of Italy Skillet Recipe
Nutrition CPR’s friend and colleague, Meredith Hill, RD, is guest posting today and shares her recipe for an easy skillet dinner.