February 27, 2020

Orthorexia: Are You Taking Healthy Eating Too Far?

Whether it’s cutting back on red meat or limiting processed foods, there’s usually nothing wrong with improving your diet. But when that effort goes too far — when you become so fixated on clean or healthy eating that it affects your well-being and day-to-day functioning — you may have a condition called orthorexia. “Orthorexia is […]

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January 18, 2017

Four Tips for Healthy Popcorn

By Mary Jackson, RD, LDN, and Robert A. Poarch Popcorn is a popular snack in America; walk in any movie theater and you’ll expect to be bombarded with the familiar smells of this snack. Although it is usually laden with butter and salt, popcorn can be made into a healthy, balanced snack with a few […]

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October 14, 2016

Hearty & Healthy Recipes for Fall – Cauliflower Pizza

By Elizabeth Holmes Clinical Nutritionist Educator, Mission Health Fall brings bold colors and fun to western North Carolina, and Mission Health brings you a series of fall-friendly recipes. This week, Cauliflower Pizza. Ingredients 2 lbs cauliflower florets, riced 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup soft goat cheese 1 tsp dried oregano pinch salt pizza toppings (sauce, cheese, […]

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November 20, 2015

Healthy for the Holidays: How to Avoid Regretting Your Food Choices

By Elizabeth Holmes Clinical Nutritionist Educator, Mission Weight Management The holiday season, with the parties, seasonal foods, desserts and time with loved ones, can be a difficult time of the year for healthy eating and weight management. Studies show that the average person will gain between 5 and 10 pounds during this period. Often those […]

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