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Healthy Holiday Eating

You can eat healthy during the holiday season.  If this is one of your goals, here are some tips to help you. Don’t go to a party hungry: we often eat faster and more and can’t stop eating when we are hungry. So be sure to eat well during the day to avoid overeating at the party. Watch your portions: treat yourself to a nice drink, dessert, or chocolate without guilt, but always watch your portions. Go for small portions. … + more

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At the Table

This poem was posted recently by Quest Food Exchange. It is a beautiful poem — all about how the most important things in life begin at a kitchen table. Perhaps the World Ends Here By: Joy Harjo The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of the earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or … + more

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Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a way to approach daily eating with more awareness. If practiced regularly, it can change our eating and our health. Each day, each meal, we have an opportunity to slow down and notice what we are eating and how it feels in our body. Slowing down, noticing, paying attention makes it easier to connect with ourselves and our body. Studies show that mindfulness practices are very effective in reducing stress, anxiety, depression and unbalanced eating. Mindful eating … + more

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Curried Rice Salad

Makes 4 – 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup brown rice, uncooked 1/2 cup toasted almonds 1/2 cup celery, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 3 green onions, chopped 1/2 – 1 cup cilantro, chopped 1/2 cup lemon juice 3 Tbsp cold pressed extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp curry powder 1/8 tsp pepper Cooking Instructions Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive oil and … + more

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Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide tests performed on produce and collected by federal agencies between 2000 and 2008. The produce that was tested was washed and prepared the way we … + more

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The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January is to try to eat at home. We have been out socializing in December, eating things we don’t normally eat. In fact, on the news … + more

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At the Table’s Philosophy of Eating

Welcome to At the Table Nutrition Inc. – the nutrition company that brings the science of nutrition and the art of balanced eating together at every table! Healthy eating starts with a good philosophy.  At the Table’s nutritional philosophy is based on mindful eating of real foods. It is one that encourages quality and natural ingredients, and the practice of eating for the pleasure and enjoyment of food.  We respect the need for different people to make their own choices … + more

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