HEALTHY EATING

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Dietetics graduate Tammie S. Brown is living her best life now at 52

Earning her bachelor’s at age 49, Brown is busy aging gracefully and helping others to do the same. Tammie Brown (’18) knows a thing or two about aging gracefully. At the age of 44, when some people start occasionally thinking about preparing for retirement, Brown was enrolling as a freshman in Lipscomb University’s dietetics program. Twenty…

School of Public Health Graduate Continues to Serve Her Community through Nutrition

Published on November 30, 2020 by Sarah Waller   Tammie Brown graduates from Samford’s dietetic internship and Master of Public Health programs, finishing a seven-year journey of pursuing a bachelor’s and master’s degree after 20 years in the U.S. Army. Now, she plans to pour her education back into her business, which offers fitness and…

The Holidays In 2020

Can you believe it? The holiday season is here, and whether you are ready or not; it looks quite different than times past. We all have read about the viruses and plagues in our history, and none of us could even imagine that this year would be the year that we would walk through a…

Aging Gracefully Through Nutrition

Aging Gracefully Through Nutrition

Did you know that your nutritional needs change as you age? Let us take a quick look at this amazing but true fact. When a person is born they are fed by milk, either from the mother’s breast or formula, it is suggested by dietitians that an infant should solely be fed milk up until…

Eight Glasses of Water a Day!

Eight Glasses of Water a Day!

  Say what? First thing that pops into my mind are the locations of all the available bathrooms I need close by if I drink that much water. Second thing I contemplate are all the interruptions to my day it will cause to use said bathrooms upon consumption of that much water. Thirdly, what if…

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Baked Broccoli-Cheddar Quinoa Bites

These savory muffin-like quinoa bites are low in carbs and a good source of protein–plus we love their cheesy flavor. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2019 Ingredients ½ cup quinoa ⅛ teaspoon salt plus 1/4 teaspoon, divided ¾ cup finely chopped broccoli ¾ cup shredded Cheddar cheese  ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder ¼…

4 Nutritional Myths You Should Not Fall For

We wanted to share this article with you because it has such great information. https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/4-myths-nutritionists-wish-people-would-forget/?utm_source=mfp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MFP_Newsletter_2019

Creamy Mustard Chicken

From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2013 In this healthy, creamy mustard chicken recipe, thin-sliced chicken breasts (sometimes labeled chicken cutlets) cook quickly and are delicious smothered in a velvety, light mustard sauce and garnished with fresh chopped sage. If you can’t find chicken cutlets, cut boneless, skinless chicken breast into 4-ounce pieces and place between pieces of…

Dijon Salmon with Green Bean Pilaf

From: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2016 In this quick dinner recipe, the delicious garlicky-mustardy mayo that tops baked salmon is very versatile. Make extra to use as a dip for fries or to jazz up tuna salad. Precooked brown rice helps get this healthy dinner on the table fast, but if you have other leftover whole grains,…

Oven-Fried Fish & Chips

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2009 Fish and chips are traditionally sold wrapped in paper to soak up all the grease—not a good sign. To cut the calories in half and reduce the fat, we coat the delicate fish in a crispy cornflake crust and then bake it along with sliced potatoes. Serve with: Coleslaw and malt…