diet · well-being

Journey Towards Better Ingredients

 Cleaning eating is a dietary choice that focuses on choosing foods that are almost exactly the way nature delivered them. The term clean characterizes foods that have undergone little to no processing. Clean is meant to characterize natural rawness. For example, a person who is choosing to eat clean will seek out vegetables that have… Continue reading Journey Towards Better Ingredients

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Table of Champions

By Guest Contributor Audrey Bamford, Health Promotions Major at Liberty and heptathlete It’s no secret that Liberty University trains Champions for Christ. But what fuels champions? The new Training Table at the Food Court at Reber-Thomas is one of the new additions to food services on campus. With menus created by Sodexo’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist… Continue reading Table of Champions

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Baked Apple “Fries”

By Robin Quay,MS, RD, Sodexo Dietitian I’m always looking for new, fun and fresh ways to serve healthy foods. I ran across this idea as part of The Daniel Plan (danielplan.com), and I thought I’d try them as a unique, interesting and healthy side dish. Apples are a good source of Vitamin C, heart healthy… Continue reading Baked Apple “Fries”

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Tips for Affordable, Healthful Grocery Shopping

Robin Quay, MS, RD, Dietitian for Sodexo People often tell me that the main reason they don’t eat foods that are beneficial for them is because nutritious foods cost more. Yes, fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean protein are expensive, but so are unhealthy foods. As I did my shopping last week, I noticed… Continue reading Tips for Affordable, Healthful Grocery Shopping

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Superfoods: Nutrient Powerhouses

Superfood {soo-per food}: A real, minimally processed food that is rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Superfoods are nutrient dense, which means they contain good sources of multiple nutrients for minimal calories. Brightly colored fruits and vegetables, nuts, seeds, beans, and aromatic and brightly colored herbs and spices are all considered superfoods. Superfoods slow… Continue reading Superfoods: Nutrient Powerhouses

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Breakfast: A Healthy Habit

By Robin Quay, MS, RD, Sodexo Dietitian Studies show that people, who eat a healthy breakfast, have a lot of other healthy habits which help them weigh less, feel better, and have more energy for work, fitness and leisure activities. People who eat a healthy breakfast tend to eat healthier foods throughout the day, and… Continue reading Breakfast: A Healthy Habit

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Acid-Base Balance: Another Reason to Eat Your Veggies and Fruits

Robin Quay, MS, RD Dietitian for Sodexo Did you know that common foods in the standard American diet cause a state of chronic systemic metabolic acidosis? Not only does it sound horrible, it actually causes a lot of trouble for us, leading to bone loss, muscle degradation, and accelerated aging. Being in an alkaline, or… Continue reading Acid-Base Balance: Another Reason to Eat Your Veggies and Fruits