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EVERY GROCERY STORE is organized a little bit differently but you’ll usually find the least-processed foods arrayed around the edges of the store and most of the processed and packaged foods in the interior aisles. “Shopping the perimeter” is a good strategy for loading up your cart with the healthiest foods. It also simplifies things a bit. After all, most of these foods have just one ingredient listed on the label or no label at all. Nonetheless, there are a still a lot of factors to weigh and a lot of decisions to make as you choose what
Watch Monica Reigagel, the Nutrition Diva, show you how to choose the best cooking oil. Learn how to tell the difference between saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats. Is there such a thing as healthy oil? The Nutrition Diva discusses coconut oil, olive oil and walnut oil and how to use them.
Watch this video from Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel, author of Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet, and learn how to make pasta a healthy meal. The Nutrition Diva demonstrates proper portion size with different varieties of pasta. With healthy pasta portions and vegetables or healthy protein filling up the rest of the plate, pasta doesn't have to be a nutrition no no.
Watch this video and hear nutritionist Monica Reinagel talk about her book Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid, and What to Stop Worrying About. The book is full of diet tips and healthy eating tips, and Nutrition Diva dispels plenty of diet myths along the way. Learn the answers to all of your diet and nutrition questions, with Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet!
Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel explains the difference between kosher salt and sea salt, and how (and when) to use kosher salt in your cooking. What is the difference between these two salt types, and which makes the best cooking salt? Learn which salt has less sodium, and how different sodium amounts may or may not help you to reduce sodium.
Watch this video and learn how to prepare spaghetti squash, a delicious low-carb pasta alternative, from Monica Reinagel, author of the book Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet. Nutrition Diva demonstrates how to cook squash and offers suggestions for making a delicious squash pasta dish.
Watch this video and ditch the bottled gunk! Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel shows you how to dress a salad with style. This homemade dressing recipe is easy to make, tastes great, and won't be too sweet or too salty like so many bottled dressings.
Eight glasses? Two Liters? Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel gets to the bottom of the common nutrition myth that you must drink eight glasses of water a day to get hydrated. Staying well hydrated may be easier than you think! The Nutrition Diva shares tips on how to hydrate without constant trips to the water cooler.
Watch Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel show you how to cook fish in parchment paper--a simple, delicious, and healthy technique for preparing fresh fish. This salmon recipe is fancy enough for a dinner party but easy enough to make for one!
Watch this video to learn healthy shopping tips for your local farmers market, from Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel. Going vegetable shopping, but not sure how pick out a healthy mix of vegetables? Nutrition Diva shares some great vegetable tips that make shopping at the farmers market a breeze.
Want to buy organic, but find that organic produce is taking a bite out of your wallet? Nutrition Diva talks about organic vs. conventional fruits and vegetables, and argues that the most important things is to be eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. While you should buy organic vegetables and fruits if you can, buy conventional when buying organic is impossible or unaffordable.
Finally, an essential guide to rational, balanced eating! With her practical tips and realistic outlook, Monica Reinagel makes healthful eating simple and deprivation-free. No one should live without enjoying foods she loves, and with this smart, easy guide, you don’t have to.
--Lucy Danziger, Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine
Monica takes all of the confusion out of healthy eating with advice that's smart, to the point, and, best of all, completely doable. This book gets to the heart of how to nourish your family and debunks all those outdated nutritional myths in the process. Don't go to the supermarket without it.
--Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., C.N.S., and award-winning NY Times bestselling author of The Fat Flush Plan and Zapped