Tag: Weight loss

Are you a part of the nation’s 40% adult obesity statistics?

Are you a part of the nation’s 40% adult obesity statistics?

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the prevalence of obesity in the United States 2015-16 was close to 40% in adults and 19% in youth. It is proven that obesity is associated with serious health risks and can be easily prevented with […]

Berries for Breakfast

Berries for Breakfast

This is our yellow dot-rated 5-minute breakfast dish, which is quick and easy to put together. This bright and colorful recipe is delicious, nutritious, and a health heaven. It is full of healthy nutrients, but we call it moderately healthy food because a serving of […]

“Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat?”

“Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat?”

This article by the New York Times highlights some advantages to eating fish. To clarify, fish are also considered meat so the question asked in the title refers to other types of meat that may be less healthy. As mentioned in this article, the Dietary Guidelines in the United States recommends eating […]

“These cuisines could help you live longer”

“These cuisines could help you live longer”

  This is an interesting article by CNN Travel that highlights similarities in 5 cultures that are living longer and healthier lives, largely free of chronic disease. These cuisines appear to be right in line with America’s Dietary Guidelines and the MyPlate food group symbol established to help American’s eat […]

“To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep”

“To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep”

This article published by the Washington Post is a must read! It address big questions we have about losing weight. Such as, how often and what type of exercise should I do? And, can I do a thousand crunches to get rid of extra fat in one area? Unfortunately there […]

“Time-Delayed Eating Leads to Better Food Choices”

“Time-Delayed Eating Leads to Better Food Choices”

This article by The New York Times is well worth the read! A series of studies showed that you can improve your diet by simply planning your meals earlier in the day. “Time-delayed eating is ordering (or at least choosing) your food long before you plan to eat it.” In essence, people who participated […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Smoothies can be a great way to get the nutrients your body needs. They also save you calories to compensate for those extra calories from holidays parties. If you have big dinner party coming up, substitute a meal with this simple and easy to make […]

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month! December is the month of celebrations all over the world which involve; food, parties, and giving gifts. Giving a perfect gift can be a daunting task, but it is not impossible. Think about giving a gift of health […]

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

Holiday Menu Tips: For the Party Host Plan for a green leaf vegetable salad with vinegar base dressing. Vinegar has shown to improve blood sugars if consumed with meals. Plan your breads, rice, pasta and other starches made with whole grains. Fiber in whole grain […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple Crisp!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple Crisp!

November 29, 2015: Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up desert! This apple crisp recipe is only 80 calories per serving and is the perfect solution to your sweet tooth. Below, you can see the recipe card complete with instructions, nutrition facts, NutriPledge’s food rating, […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Spinach and Mushroom Omelet!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Spinach and Mushroom Omelet!

This week, PLEDGE to try our Spinach and Mushroom Omelet recipe! Mushrooms contain an essential nutrient called selenium. Selenium is held in high concentrations within the thyroid gland. Your thyroid gland synthesizes and releases hormones that are important in maintaining metabolic and hormone balance in […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Orange Smoothie!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Orange Smoothie!

NutriPledge is proud to present our Therapeutic Thursday Recipe series! We will be posting healthy recipes every Thursday featuring a therapeutic value for that food. Be sure to check back every Thursday for a free recipe – complete with; instructions, nutrition facts, our NutriPledge Food […]

5 Nutrition Tips for Hypothyroid Disorder

5 Nutrition Tips for Hypothyroid Disorder

Importance of the Thyroid Gland Your thyroid is a gland in the back of your neck that makes and releases hormones. When working properly, your thyroid plays a crucial role in regulating metabolism and weight. Today, millions of people struggle with a disorder called Hypothyroidism—a […]

Friday Featured Recipe: Brussel Sprouts with Roasted Garlic

Friday Featured Recipe: Brussel Sprouts with Roasted Garlic

Get all your greens this weekend and try our Brussel sprouts with roasted garlic recipe! Brussel sprouts can play a unique role in cancer prevention. They are an excellent source of a compound called glucosynolates that is required to activate the enzyme system in our body […]

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Pumpkin Pie Parfait!

  Therapeutic Value: Fresh or canned pumpkin is high in fiber and protein. These nutrients are essential in digestion and healing processes of the body. Pumpkin also contains vitamin A, which helps maintain vision.    

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Try this week’s Friday Featured recipe: Oven baked zucchini sticks!

Therapeutic Value: Zucchini contain antioxidants. Studies have shown that increased rates of antioxidant consumption may play a role in cancer prevention. Zucchini also contains a fiber called pectin. Pectin has been shown to help regulate blood glucose in animal studies.

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

Friday Favorite: Golden Squash Soup

  Just in time for fall: try our Golden Squash Soup Recipe. This protein packed soup will keep you warm and fill you up – Golden Squash (along with pumpkin and other squash) are also a great source of Vitamin A. For full nutrition facts, and […]