While eating meatless has an array of health benefits and even significantly reduces your carbon footprint, there is undoubtedly a price you pay cutting out meat. Vegetarians and vegans commonly struggle with making up these crucial nutrients and vitamins.
Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. But there’s more to keep in mind.
Whether you like to graze all day at the office or eat simply out of boredom, it can be tough to make healthy snack choices when you’re sitting at a desk, especially if you’re limited to a potato chip-filled vending machine, a co-worker’s candy jar or a nearby fast food restaurant.
The freezer section is a grocery store favorite — from frozen dinners to frosty desserts, it’s brimming with quick, affordable and delicious items. However, for some, consuming frozen products that contain dairy can lead to stomach issues and discomfort. For those who try to cut out ice cream and other cheesy entrees, don’t let that stop you from stocking up on microwave-ready delights while grocery shopping. We’ve rounded up some non-dairy and low-dairy favorites.
Let’s be honest. It’s easier to eat healthy when there are loads of delicious, freshly harvested fruits and vegetables available. In Ontario County, that kind of choice is only available for half the year. During the throes of winter, when sunshine is a rare commodity and warmer temperatures exist only in dreams, accessing fresh produce can be challenging.
Thanks to a NYS Rural Health Grant, the Wellness Department at UR Medicine Thompson Health was recently able to realize a three-year vision in bringing “Super Sprowtz” to the region.
The dilemma is all too familiar: It’s Monday morning, and you walk into your office to see someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your coworker tells you there will be cake later, for yet another birthday celebration.
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