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By Kathryn on 3/21/2017 1:44 PM

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Preparing meals in a crock pot can be both convenient and delicious. Here are five tips to ensure successful slow cooking (plus three recipes!)






By Kathryn on 3/5/2017 4:49 PM

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In simple terms, metabolism is our body’s way of breaking down the food we eat and providing nutrients to our bodies. In today’s CTMC Health Tip, Stephanie Burns, a registered and licensed dietitian, shares 4 strategies you can use to increase your metabolism.





By Kathryn on 11/15/2016 3:42 PM

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From coconut oil to coconut water, this tropical fruit has been touted as a “miracle” food by many in the health industry. Fans should be aware, though, that coconut is high in saturated fat, which is detrimental for your heart and overall health.





By Kathryn on 10/20/2016 4:20 PM

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Whether you’re battling cancer or simply want to prevent it, nutrition plays a big role. CTMC Clinical Dietitian Lauren Beller explains more in this CTMC Health Tip. 

By Kathryn on 8/9/2016 10:11 AM

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Are you a bread head? A roll troll? If your burger has a bun, the gluten conversation probably interests you. 





By Kathryn on 6/16/2016 3:20 PM

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Diet plays a big role in managing high cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes. Dr. Stephen Richardson with the Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic shares how making small changes can make a big difference for your health.





By Kathryn on 5/23/2016 11:03 AM

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CTMC Clinical Dietitan Stephanie Burns shares how a plant-based diet can benefit your heart. Recipes included!





By Kathryn on 5/17/2016 11:17 AM

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When you’re on the go, a little liquid energy hits the spot. Energy drinks, teas, coffees, sodas and milk shakes can each have their appeal, but which help and which hurt? 


By Kathryn on 1/31/2016 10:17 AM

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Added sugars in your foods and drinks can sabotage your best efforts to achieve a healthy weight. This post provides a list of items that often contain more sugar than you would expect.



By Kathryn on 11/23/2015 10:45 AM

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When you have diabetes, it can be a challenge to know which foods are healthy to eat. Registered and Licensed Dietitian Stephanie Burns clears up some of the misconceptions in this CTMC Health Tip.

By Kathryn on 9/27/2015 2:12 PM

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One of the most common health myths is that diet and exercise alone will help you reach a healthy weight. In reality, obtaining your goal weight is about more than the number of calories that go in and out. Clinical Dietitian Stephanie Burns explains more in today’s CTMC health tip. 

By Kathryn on 8/21/2015 12:55 PM

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In our fast-paced society, we can feel tempted to visit the nearest snack machine when we feel hungry. In this CTMC health tip, Clinical Dietitian Stephanie Burns gives suggestions for quick and easy snacks for when you’re on the go.

By Kathryn on 8/7/2015 1:26 PM

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Do you avoid eating carbs? It seems there is a general consensus that carbohydrates are bad, but that isn’t true. Registered and Licensed Dietitian Stephanie Burns tells us more in this CTMC Health Tip.

 

By Kathryn on 7/21/2015 2:37 PM

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While going on a diet may yield fast results, it’s not the most sustainable solution for weight loss. Registered and Licensed Dietitian Stephanie Burns explains s more in this CTMC Health Tip.


By Kathryn on 5/4/2015 12:06 PM

kaleIf you think you’ve waited too long to incorporate a healthy diet and physical activity into your daily routine, you can still start today. In this article, CTMC Dietitian Stephanie Burns, RD, LD, provides some helpful guidelines that apply to women’s nutrition.



By Kathryn on 4/12/2015 3:53 PM

woman with mapCTMC Dietitian Stephanie Burns helps you get back to the basics of what a healthy plate should look like.

By Kathryn on 5/3/2012 10:30 AM
Don't know how to put together a healthy plate? Check out these tips from MyPlate.org and the CTMC staff for planning a nutritious meal.
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