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6 Tips for Dealing with Picky Eaters

6 Tips for Dealing with Picky Eaters

Anne Harguth, a registered dietitian at Mayo Clinic Health System, is all too familiar with the struggles of preparing meals for picky eaters. She's saying "enough is enough" and shares these tips to get kids to eat new, healthier and possibly strange-looking foods: Understand that new foods take time. Kids don't always [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Freezer Cooking is Convenient, But Make Sure it's Safe

Freezer Cooking is Convenient, But Make Sure it's Safe

In today’s fast-paced society it can be difficult to find time to prepare a healthy, home-cooked meal. For a lot of us, we try to avoid the fast-food solution in an attempt to stay healthy. That’s where batch cooking and doubling recipes — also known as freezer cooking — comes [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Dr. Donald Hensrud-Diet Trends-Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute (:33)

KEEP IT SIMPLE WITH A HEART HEALTHY DIET THAT INCLUDES VEGETABLES, FRUITS, WHOLE GRAINS SUCH AS WHOLE GRAIN PASTA, BROWN RICH, OATMEAL, HEART HEALTHY FATS SUCH AS NUTS AND OLIVE OIL, LEAN SOURCES OF PROTEIN SUCH AS CHICKEN AND FISH, BEANS AND LOW FAT DAIRY PRODUCTS.(:18) THERE IS A WHOLE [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr Donald Hensrud 411 on Diet Trends – Coconut Oil (:24)

Coconut oil is high in saturated fats, may be one of those doesn’t raise cholesterol as much as we thought but it is early, we don’t have enough scientific study and people have been using coconut and coconut oil for many many different things. It’s not a magic potion, I [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr Donald Hensrud 411 on Diet Trends – Raw (:14)

In: for practically and for health reasons, I don’t believe we need to consume all foods in their raw form (:35) vegetables and fruit of course…… :43 not necessary (:14)

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr Donald Hensrud 411 on Diet Trends – Gluten Free (:43)

There is a whole bunch of people out there – perhaps 25-percent of the population – who are avoiding gluten for health benefits, who don’t have celiac’s disease and don’t develop symptons – those people aren’t doing themselves any favors, in my view. If you look the literature about foods [...]

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Hensrud Tips on Grocery Shopping (:35)

Dr. Donald Hensrud discusses some tips on the how to be a healthy grocery store shopping (:35)

Created by Dave Hansen

Dr. Donald Hensrud Natural Flavor Labels (:16)

Dr. Donald Hensrud discusses what to look for in natural flavor labels (:16)

Created by Dave Hansen

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