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Sensational Summer Berries

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     It is summer time and that means fresh eating. One way to enjoy more nutritious and delicious summer foods is to include more sensational summer berries! Berries encompass tantalizing tastes for everyone to enjoy from tart blackberries to sweet blueberries; there is a berry for everyone. These nutritional powerhouses deserve a place in everyone’s diet because they can aid in disease prevention.      Blueberries are a great choice because they are a sweet summertime treat that is a good source of fiber and vitamin C and loaded with phytonutrients which can help ward off diseases like heart...

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News on Fats

Dietician Information fats

  Fat is essential to health. They help the body absorb nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins. Vitamins A, D, E and K, need fat to be absorbed by the body. If you don’t get enough fat in your diet, you risk getting inadequate amounts of necessary fat-soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Concentrate on eating healthy fats like monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and omega-3 fats. Monounsaturated fats (MUFA) may help to improve cholesterol levels, which may decrease your risk for heart disease. These fats also may be beneficial to insulin levels and blood sugar control. Olive, canola and peanut oil are...

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Portion Size by Sharon RD, LN

Dietician Information

At Bizzy Lizzy Flourless Bakery we believe serving size is one of the most important parts of maintaining and loosing weight.  You can really eat anything if you do it in moderation.  Visuals: 1/2 cup serving of vegetables and fruits is about the size of a baseball Meat serving should look like the size of a deck of cards or a 1/2 a chicken breast or six large shrimp 8 ounces is a serving, pour a 1/2 cup into your usual glass or cup and see how full it gets Whole grains: Typically 1 slice of bread, 1 small muffin, 1/2 cup...

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