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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian

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Avocado Oil

Recently I was asked to test a product I have never used, avocado oil.  I wondered about the taste and also the health benefits.  When I received the product I was pleased to see the “NON GMO project verified” label on the bottle.  Also, I like the high smoke point of 500°F.  FYI, all cooking […]

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How do you want your milk labeled?

The International Dairy Foods Association and the National Milk Producers Federation want to change the “stand of identity” for milk. How do you want your flavored milk labeled?  Click here to read the petition.  I would be interested in hearing how you would vote.  You have until May 21st to sign the petition.  

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Healthy Eats

As a Dietitian I’m always on the lookout for healthy options when eating out, which is a challenge.  This week I found out that Panera has a “Hidden & Healthy” secret menu.  Unfortunately the nutrition information is not available, but I did find some info from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Nutrition […]

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Great article regarding calcium

It’s been all over the news that calcium supplements are associated with heart attacks and strokes.  So what should you do?  Here’s a great article I would like to share.

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Study showing fruits and veggies are good for your health!

Have you joined me in trying Meatless Monday yet?  Here’s an interesting article about vegetarian diets.  Now I’m not saying you need to go vegetarian all the way, just try it one day a week!

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Two for one!

This week I would like to share a recipe that can help you with Meatless Monday & something heart healthy to honor American Heart Health Month.   This fish is very high in omega-3 fatty acids which play a role in heart health.  How are you doing with Meatless Monday – are you going at […]

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2013 Food Trends

I just got back from a Food & Culinary Professional conference in Napa Valley, CA.  It was an exciting 2 ½ days of food and lectures from some top chefs.  One food item trending this year is protein.  Chef Lucien Vendome, Director of Culinary Innovations of the Nestle Prepared Foods Company states they are testing […]

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Did you go meatless Monday?

Have you tried to go meatless one day a week yet?  Need a meal idea?  Here’s an easy one, why not try veggie pizzas?  Most people think of pizza as junk food, but if you omit the meat and increase the veggies it can be a healthy choice especially if you team it with a […]

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GMO – now that Prop 37 failed how do you know what is in your food?

Prop 37 failed to pass in California (the truth in labeling prop), but many people still want to know what is in their food.  So how can you tell?  Well – good news!  I found a great app for that, you can scan the bar code or type in the name of the product and […]

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Peanut Recall Update

Hopefully, you have heard of the “great peanut” recall.  Well the list of products was just updated this weekend and I thought I would share the info with you, click here to view the list of products and info on how to return them to the store.  This products are being recalled for possible contamination with […]

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