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With a little pre-game planning, you can have a tailgate party with plenty of healthy game day food.

On-the-Go? Buy Precut Veggies

If you’re on the go, Hy-Vee Dietitian Robbyn Nelson suggests taking advantage of the store’s precut vegetables. Quick options: Asparagus and Squash Olive oil McCormick Lemon and Herb Perfect Pinch seasoning Mix together and grill Premium Veggie Mix Mix with Italian dressing and grill. Read More »
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Recipe: Southwestern Salmon Cobb Salad

Hy-Vee Dietitian Janine Albers  recommends this salad for a nutrition-packed lunch throughout the week. Simply wait to mix the dressing with the greens. If you’re packing your salad in a Mason jar, put the dressing on the bottom to avoid wilting lettuce.   Read More »
News and Events, Nutrition · Avera Health

Recipe: Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Squash

We’ve got tons of ways to add in veggies without feeling like you’re depriving yourself of taste. Check out this great recipe provided by Annie Ailts, Dietitian at the Empire Hy-Vee. Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Squash Serves: 6 (about 1/2 cup each)  Ingredients 1 medium spaghetti squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) 2 tbsp. Read More »
Nutrition · Avera Health
Stress, Sleep & Healthy Dining

Health Buzz: Tips for Healthier Living

Stressed? Listen to Your Body Have you ever wondered how some people handle stress and adversity more effectively than others? It may be that they pay closer attention to what is happening inside their bodies, according to a new brain study of resilience in Biological Psychology. Read More »
Nutrition, Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

Lifestyle Changes to Help You Lose Weight

It’s easy to fall into the latest fad diet craze. Many products promise so much — but rarely do any of them result in weight loss alone. If you want to lose weight, it takes a lifestyle change in what you eat and how you eat, and a commitment to regular exercise. Read More »
Exercise, News and Events, Nutrition, Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health
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Lighten Up Your Holiday Fare

Eating healthier around the holidays doesn’t mean that you have to turn down a slice of pecan pie or a serving of your mom’s green bean casserole. “Take a balanced perspective on holiday eating,” said Mary Beth Russell, RD, LN, CDE, Avera Registered Dietitian. Read More »
Nutrition, Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health