Easy Steps to Transition to a More Plant-Based Diet

By Briana Ward, Dietetic Intern, Department of Family, Population, & Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine Plant-based foods are becoming more and more popular these days, and for good reason. Plant-based foods are mostly derived from plants, such as vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, legumes, and grains. Diets containing these foods tend to be higher in fiber,... Continue Reading →

Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Lemon

Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant with Lemon Ingredients ● 1 large eggplant ● 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ● Salt and pepper to taste ● 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Preparation 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease. 2. Slice the eggplant in half... Continue Reading →

This app's basic plan is free and offers a one week free trial for a premium plan only after credit card information is entered. Need to cancel before the one week ends, otherwise an auto-renew charge of $39.99/year will occur.Lose it is a free app that allows you to set goals and track your foods... Continue Reading →

Why Eating Processed Foods Might Make You Fat

Processed Snacks: Baked potato chips (Lay’s); dry roasted peanuts (Planters); cheese & peanut butter sandwich crackers (Keebler); Goldfish crackers (Pepperidge Farm); applesauce (Lucky Leaf)Photographs courtesy of Paule Joseph and Shavonne Pocock By Anahad O’Connor May 16, 2019 In recent years, many nutrition experts have linked the obesity epidemic to the spread of ultra-processed foods that are engineered... Continue Reading →

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