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: Super Hydrating Foods that Beat the Summer Heat
Dehydration can negatively affect your mood, memory, thinking skills and reaction time. Learn about seasonal produce that will keep you hydrated all summer long. Tastings and recipes are included.
Tuesday, July 16; 10:00am
Atlantic Health Pavilion, First Floor Conference Room
242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Recipes for Simple Summer Meal Prep
Summer offers many opportunities to relax and enjoy the great outdoors, but that doesn’t mean your nutrition should take a vacation, too. Learn simple ways to eat healthy while kicking back. Tastings and recipes are included.
Friday, August 9; 7:00pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, First Floor Conference Room
242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.
 
New Vitality: Glutton for Gluten? Learn to Live Gluten Free
A registered dietitian will explain how to make gluten-free foods part of your diet.
Monday, August 12; 7:00pm
Atlantic Health Pavilion, First Floor Conference Room
242 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.


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