Jill Koegel is a certified diabetes educator, sports-certified registered dietitian and is the sports nutrition consultant for Creighton University Athletics. Jill writes regularly for livewellnebraska.com.
Drinking a smoothie is a great way to get lots of nutrition in a tasty treat, and in the hot summer months, they tend to sound even more enticing.
Here are the most important changes to make whatever life stage you're in and the most important things to work on if you’re 40 and beyond.
I am not suggesting supplements or pill forms of these nutrients, writes registered dietitian Jill Koegel. So, each of my favorite nutrient includes suggestions for food sources.
Post one or more of these, or create your own to help you stay on track every day.
After lunch, especially a lunch heavy in carbohydrate, the natural rhythm of the body is to slow down and store.
Some people say ground turkey is an acquired taste, while others find it too rich, “gamey,” and or slimy in texture. To work around these problems, here are some suggestions to make quick, healthy meals.
If you occasionally have trouble falling asleep, try some of these foods an hour or so before bed.
These items are not only versatile, but they are healthy foods that also keep on the shelf for an extended period of time.
Try to achieve them one day at a time, but recognize that doing something once doesn’t form a habit.
When you pack your lunch, you can control what you eat at work. So what do you do when meetings over the noon hour get in the way?
There are a few tricks I use that encourage me to eat salad almost every day, writes registered dietitian Jill Koegel. To help it become make one of your staple healthy foods, here are some of my strategies.
Here are three simple ways to reduce your risk, and enjoy your grill all summer long.
People hesitate, sometimes wondering what they will do with an ingredient like this. Is it really going to taste like rice? Will it sit in the freezer forever?
Skin, hair, nails and lips can benefit greatly from food choices that can prevent the need to constantly moisturize.
The average American consumes 2,400 calories during the game, according to the Calorie Control Council.
Improving the way you think about food can be the first step to solving many problems related to eating.
Time and energy are real obstacles to eating healthy, but if you have the right recipes and prepare just a few things ahead of time, home-cooked meals can actually be easier than prepackaged or takeout options.
As a health care professional, I should be good at making resolutions, but I’m often better at helping others create their goals.
Baking cookies is a holiday tradition that doesn’t have to be passed over, even if you are trying to stay healthy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this year that an estimated 84 million Americans, or about 1 in 3 people in the U.S., have it.
Something else to keep in mind: Pets don’t get second helpings.
Here are some food reminders to help if you are nervous, anxious, or wound up.
It used to be avoidance of fat that appeared on all of the heart-healthy diets, but as research continues, the focus has turned to better fats.
Meal prep is a great way to plan ahead to achieve a balanced diet, especially for people who are trying to lose weight.
While plant-based diets and vegan lifestyles are becoming more popular, there are still benefits to including moderate amounts of red meat in a balanced diet.