Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Fruit Kabobs

Here’s an easy dessert to go with your summer barbecue.  You can use any combination of fruit you want and quickly whip up the Greek yogurt dip.  I also like this as a mid-day snack. PrintFruit Kabobs IngredientsAny combination of fresh fruit you like, cut into chunks (I used fresh pineapple, grapes, and strawberries) 1/2 […]

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Asparagus Soup

What I love about the change in seasons is the seasonal fruits and vegetables.  We get to celebrate spring with asparagus, green onions, leeks, mint, new potatoes, peas, radishes, spinach, strawberries, and wild greens to name a few.  To help celebrate I thought I would share my healthy asparagus soup recipe. Serves 6 1-2 tablespoons […]

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More statins!

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released new U.S. cardiovascular prevention guidelines to prevent heart attack and stroke.  It’s estimated that 33 million Americans without heart disease will now be prescribed statins. Although lifestyle change and diet is included in the guidelines, I didn’t hear much in the media recommending a heart […]

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Almond Milk

I usually never recommend almond milk to my clients because if you read the ingredient label of most brands the product is full of additives and chemicals and very low in almonds. But yesterday I was so excited when I came across a brand, Califia, with the ingredient list: filtered water, almonds. That’s it! I […]

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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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Barramundi with Lime & Salsa

February is known as Go Red for Women month, a month to increase awareness about heart disease in women.  So with that in mind I decided to share a very “heart healthy” recipe this month.  There is an affordable, nutritious and sustainable fish making waves in the marketplace, barramundi.  It originates along the Pacific Rim, […]

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Salmon Wild Caught vs. Farmed

At my last cooking class I was asked “how can you tell if the salmon you buy is truly wild caught”?  The next evening on the evening news was a story about this very subject.  It’s all about the color.  Wild caught has a deep red color, farmed may have the deep red color but […]

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Niacin in the news!

A study using niacin to boost our good cholesterol (HDL) has just been stopped.  The theory: raising HDL would protect us against heart attacks and strokes.  Unfortunately, the study was stopped because it appeared that the use of niacin increased the risk of one particular type of stroke. Statistically 1.5 million heart attacks occur in […]

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Grilled Beer Can Chicken

Serving Size: 4   RUB*: 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper   CHICKEN: 1 whole chicken (4 to 5 pounds) 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 16 oz. can […]

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Is it just calories that count?

I’ve been noticing lately the fast food industry is trying to entice customers by giving the impression that their product is a healthy choice because it has less than 500 calories.  Does this make it healthy?  Does using sea salt vs. regular salt make it healthy?  Should I be looking at the fat grams?  From […]

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