Winter 2012

Shana Patterson: Offering Help in Haiti

January 31, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

A profound compassion for others informs the work of registered dietitian Shana Patterson, nutrition coordinator for obesity prevention initiatives at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in Denver. “I am deeply driven by

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Diabetes Log

January 9, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By Distal Thoughts   RATING: 2 Stars SYNOPSIS Diabetes Log is a basic app that allows the user to easily track glucose readings, carbohydrate intake and insulin dosage by date.   Pros Provides an electronic

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Winter 2012

APP REVIEW: Diabetes Companion

January 5, 2012 Food & Nutrition Magazine

By dLife RATING: 4 Stars SYNOPSIS The Diabetes Companion app is a feature-rich companion for people with diabetes. Features include complete nutrition facts for common foods, tons of recipes, informative videos, Q&A for common diabetes

Spring 2011

Savor: Shoots and Sprouts

Nutritional Benefits of Shoots and Sprouts By Meghan Boucher Small in size and delicate in shape, shoots (young, green offspring of certain plant varieties) and sprouts (germinated seeds or beans) can enliven dishes in a

Fall 2009

Savor: Cinnamon

October 1, 2009 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Nutritional Benefits of Cinnamon By Tram Le, RD One teaspoon of ground cinnamon contains just 6 calories and 1.4 grams of fiber. You’ll also find manganese and calcium in its nutrient mix. Cinnamon’s myriad of


Savor: Slaw Salads

September 1, 2008 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Enjoy Healthy Slaw Salads By Karen Ferries, RD While there are countless coleslaw variations, two of the universal ingredients are cabbage and carrots. Cabbage leaves, traditionally used for treating external wounds, boast a healthy nutrition


Savor: Sea Salt

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt By Janet Helm, MS, RD, and Sharon Denny, MS, RD Just when gourmet sea salts are flying off store shelves and being elaborately showcased by chefs, the warnings to consume