Healthy Diet

All diets rich in vegetables are not created equal. Sure, you can make the commitment to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, but a plant-based diet can be as simple as having a meatless meal once or twice a week according to Atlantic Health System nutritionists. If that still seems daunting, try preparing dishes with a smaller piece of beef or pork and larger portions of leafy greens. Experiment with different methods of cooking, such as grilling or roasting, to enhance texture and unlock flavors in fruits and vegetables you once thought unappealing. Read more and find a healthy quesadilla recipe >

 


Healthy Diet Programs
 

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”
 
New Vitality: Milk and its Alternatives
In honor of National Dairy Month in June, learn about the important differences between milk and milk alternatives. Samples and recipes are included.
Thursday, June 6; 7:00pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion
242 West Parkway, First Floor Conference Room, Pompton Plains, NJ
Presenter: Danielle Colombo Buonforte, RD, ShopRite of Lincoln Park
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Smart Swaps to Lighten Up Your Summer Diet
Discover seasonal foods that will satisfy your cravings for light, hydrating fare as the heat rises. Summer produce is low in calories and loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber.
Friday, June 21, 10:00am
Atlantic Health Pavilion
242 West Parkway, First Floor Conference Room, Pompton Plains, NJ
Presenter: Heather Shasa, MS, RD
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Cholesterol and Your Diet
Learn about foods that can help you lower your cholesterol and triglycerides whether you’re eating at home or dining out.
Friday, June 28, 10:00am
Atlantic Health Pavilion
242 West Parkway, First Floor Conference Room, Pompton Plains, NJ
Presenter: Danielle Colombo Buonforte, RD
For more information or to register, call 1-844-472-8499.



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