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Heart health through the ‘invincible’ years

February 14, 2014

Filed under nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan, RD Columnist I am now a preceptor for the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway at Cal State San Bernardino. In working with dietetics students, I encourage them to translate science into practical l...

Nutrition: Taking Superbowl snacks to a healthier level

January 31, 2014

Filed under Community, nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Football season means parties and snacks with the big kahuna on Super Bowl Sunday. Don't dread the tables piled high with chicken wings, fatty dips, fried jalapeno poppers and plates of browni...

Twelve healthy days of Christmas

December 20, 2013

Filed under 'Tis the Season, nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan RDN Columnist In honor of this festive season, here are 12 tips to get you through the holidays, happy and healthy. Don't skip meals. I used to do this in my younger days— not eat all day when I knew I was...

The gluten-free diet: Is it for you?

November 8, 2013

Filed under food, nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan, RD Columnist I am now a preceptor for the Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) at Cal State San Bernardino. In working with dietetics students, I encourage them to translate science into practical news for consumers. Judy Dantoc, dietetics student at California State University San B...

Nutrition Brown-bagging it this school year? On a student budget? Consider the many options of the modern-day sandwich

August 23, 2013

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Carol Berg Sloan RD Nutritionist I really like sandwiches. Peanut butter, turkey and tuna top my list. But sandwiches have changed. My (and a dictionary's) definition: two or more slices of bread or the like with a laye...

Think before you shake: the sodium saga continues

May 24, 2013

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Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Back in 2011 when the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines came out, health professionals, especially registered dietitians were shocked by the “51 and older" population recommendation for sodium intak...

Getting back to basics

January 18, 2013

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Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Sweetener consumption has been in the news lately with the soda ban in New York City and like initiatives popping up in cities throughout California in recent elections. In speaking with many of my ...

Recipe for a healthy kitchen

September 21, 2012

Filed under nutrition, Staying Healthy

Carol Berg Sloan RD Staff Writer I mostly write about nutrition, but another factor for good health is food safety. Here are a few tools for your kitchen to keep it one of the safest places in the house. The Centers for Dise...

Five fantastic food finds

April 13, 2012

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Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist According to the Grocery Manufacturing Association, more than 30,000 new products are introduced into the marketplace every year. There are a few that meet my criteria for a keeper- cost, ...

Home for the healthy holidays

December 16, 2011

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Submitted by Cat Park Guest Columnist The holiday season is in full swing, which means tables are full of everything from mashed potatoes and turkey to ham and sweet cranberry sauce. With the amount of food consumed from Hal...

Pyramids out, plates in

July 22, 2011

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Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist Unless you are a registered dietitian, or just into food and nutrition news, you may not be aware of the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate that were recently launched by the US Department of Agriculture. Read More »...

Dietary guidelines— balance is the key

April 20, 2011

Filed under Health, nutrition

By Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist What are the dietary guidelines? Have you ever wondered where school districts get their menu plans, where the Women Infant and Children (WIC) programs receive nutrition guidance, or where the mea...

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