• 4 Healthy Facts on Fiber

    Author and activist Michael Pollan summed it up succinctly when he said, “Eat food, not too much, mostly plants.”  Plants are full of important vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and fiber, which are well known compounds that support overall wellness and vitality.  But why, specifically, is fiber healthy?  And where can you get it in your eating pattern?  Today, I’m sharing 4 need-to-know facts on dietary fiber.

    Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

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  • 5 Quick Heart Healthy Breakfasts

    Whether you’re a busy professional or a parent to on-the-go children (or both!), if you’re like many, sitting down to a healthy breakfast every day can be a big challenge!  But because breakfast provides an opportunity to enjoy heart healthy food and nutrients (like fiber, potassium, and omega-3s), it is a meal that should not be forgotten. 

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  • Produce Myth Busting

    Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD is myth-busting today! "Many Americans need to eat more vegetables and fruits.  But myths and unanswered questions about eating vegetables and fruits might keep people from doing just that.  So, I am here today to serve up the facts on fresh produce…all in an effort to encourage you to choose more!"

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  • 5 Recipes for Busy Weeknights

    We've gathered some of our favorite recipes for those busy weeknights when you're stretched for time. All of these recipes will only take you 30 minutes - or less! Read on to get the recipes and visit Foxy.com/recipes for more. 

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  • 5 Important Holiday Health Tips

    The holidays are just around the corner…and if you’re like many of the patients I see in practice, you might be concerned about the extra holiday eats and sips that are bound to be inside your home, work, or social gatherings.  But, fear not!  The holiday season should be a source of food satisfaction, not food stress. 

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  • 10 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Thanksgiving Leftovers

    It is that time of year again – the aroma of turkey, sweet potato, roasted vegetables and other traditional Thanksgiving foods fill the air.  And, from your senses to your stomach, the dinner menu certainly satisfies.  But what’s not satisfying?  When that food ends up in the trash!

    According to the National Resources Defense Council, in 2016, over 6 million turkeys (a value of roughly $293 million!) ended up in the trash.  That figure contributes to the nearly 40% of food goes uneaten each year in the United States.

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Fall in Love with California Strawberries

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