Diary of a Nutritionist

The Benefits of Raw Honey

All honey is not created equally. Raw honey can be a delicious and more nutritious sugar alternative. Raw honey has also been shown to aid in digestion.

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“Tangled” Basil and Mint Salad

Looking for a new side dish this spring and summer? This salad is truly a refreshing burst of flavors, in every bite. Think spring Italian pasta salad. The melding of the arugula, basil, and mint, adds a rich, and spicy character to the undertones of mint, while the freshly chopped fennel offers a clean crunch. The mild white onion and garlic, compliment the Italian herbs, while zucchini “linguini,” and warm, velvety olive oil, bring the salad full circle.

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Asian Inspired Noodle Recipe

Looking for something different, yet familiar at the same time?
Try this healthy Asian inspired noodle recipe. It is light, but the freshly minced garlic and toasted sesame oil, warm the body, while the ginger refreshes the palate, and eases digestion.

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What to Eat? Dining out Asian: Best and Worst Choices

I often hear sushi and Asian food, used synonymously with “health food.” Sushi, can be much healthier than many things, as can Asian cuisine, however don’t be fooled into thinking that your chicken teriyaki is health on a platter. Hear we discuss best and worst choices for dining at an Asian restaurant!

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