Nutripledge

Science supports that a variety of health conditions such as obesity, heart diseases, cancer, and many more can be treated or managed by eating the right foods in the right combination with a healthy lifestyle. This blog discusses how all foods can heal and prevent many health conditions if consumed with intention, responsibility, and caution.  Thanks for visiting; get to know your food and eat with intention, responsibility, and confidence!

Category: Food can heal

Kodiak Cakes Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cup

Kodiak Cakes Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cup

Dietitian Note:While this product is wholegrain based with an excellent balance of carbohydrates, protein, fat and dietary fiber, NutriPledge rates this product as a red dot product due to added sugars and other processed ingredients and flavors; chronic consumption of high sugar diet can lead to […]

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

You can access this nutritious and delicious “Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats” full recipe card along with nutrition and therapeutic health benefits, by registering or signing in here! Oats are important grains, and it is has got something for everyone. Oats are super grains that make […]

RIND Kiwi Chips Health Rating

RIND Kiwi Chips Health Rating

Dietitian’s Note: Rind kiwi chips is rated as a green dot, health-promoting food in our food rating system. The healthy qualities above are known to promote positive health and well-being if consumed as a part of a healthy diet. Daily fruit intake depends on your […]

Kiwi Sorbet with Mint

Kiwi Sorbet with Mint

Improve your immunity and health by making kiwis your winter favorite. Kiwis are available all year long, but they are primarily in season during winter. You may be surprised to learn that one kiwi fruit has more vitamin C than an orange. The best way […]

Black Eyed Peas Soup (Dal)-Indian Style

Black Eyed Peas Soup (Dal)-Indian Style

Have you tried black-eyed peas in the new year to bring you a good luck and prosperity? No? Guess what? You can get good luck and good health whenever you include these delicious and nutritious beans on the menu. Black-eyed peas are considered a lucky […]

Vegetarian Lasagna

Vegetarian Lasagna

This vegetarian lasagna recipe is simple, healthy, and delicious. This is what I will be cooking tomorrow for Thanksgiving as one of my main dishes. One serving of this vegetarian lasagna will provide about 18 grams of protein and a cup equivalent of vegetables of […]

Veggie Chickpea Salad with Cranberries

Veggie Chickpea Salad with Cranberries

This super healthy veggie salad is delicious, nutritious, and very filling. It can be prepared in 5 minutes for a quick lunch at home or packed into a go-to meal. If you happen to be a vegan, you can skip feta cheese, but I don’t […]

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month®, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month® is Celebrate […]

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month® which is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme […]

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds  Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

Sesame seeds have been used for centuries in the traditional medicine of India and China. Its good oil, high protein, fiber, low carbohydrate properties, and many other beneficial vitamins and minerals make it an excellent healthy and energetic food. Besides providing good energy, sesame seeds […]

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

Tip #1: Fiber up Aim for daily fiber intake at least 25 grams per day (21-25 grams for females; 25-38 grams for Males) with particular emphasis on soluble fiber (7-13 grams/day) from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, high fiber cereals like oatmeal and legumes. Soluble fibers […]

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

This mouth-watering refreshing Mexican cuisine-based super healthy salad can accompany any meal but goes well with Mexican foods. As you can see in the picture below, we tried this delicious salad with homemade crunchy tacos, and uhh, it was so good! Here is how you […]

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

This super easy and healthy salad meal can be easily made within 5-10 minutes from your pantry ingredients. Everyone will love this delicious salad in the family, even picky eater children. This is how you make it. There is also a recipe card link here […]

Tabouli (Tabbouleh)-Mediterranean Dish

Tabouli (Tabbouleh)-Mediterranean Dish

The Mediterranean diet continues to rank number 1 due to its health-promoting qualities. Tabouli is not only simple to make but also delicious and super healthy. If you need a quick lunch pack to go or are simply in a salad meal mood then this […]

Is KFC Beyond Fried Chicken any Healthier than KFC Crispy Tenders?

Is KFC Beyond Fried Chicken any Healthier than KFC Crispy Tenders?

We performed a food health rating for both products in our Food Coach and this is what we found?

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day, and there is no better way to celebrate cheese than enjoying it on a pizza. On this national cheese day, I would like to share this homemade pizza recipe that is easy to make at home and deliciously […]

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Weight loss weight gain is a complicated phenomenon and I am no exception. I am also experiencing slow weight gain with my age without making any obvious changes in my eating habits or lifestyle. Being a health professional I think I should know better what […]