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March 2, 2017

Crockpot Cooking: Hearty Black Bean Soup

With the snowflakes falling relentlessly outside, it’s the perfect time to fire up your crockpot. The only potential pitfall is that your standard meat-and-potatoes medley is packed with saturated fat and salt. The American Heart Association (AHA) ... continue »
February 25, 2017

The Truth About Sea Salt

Even as a dietetic student with limited experience, I have already encountered this statement several times, “Oh, I don’t use salt. I use sea salt.” Or pink himalayan salt. Or some other new-fangled, grind-in-the-bottle variety of salt. Often, ... continue »
February 7, 2017

The Perfect Valentine’s Gift: Help Your Loved One Quit Smoking

February is American Heart Month, so before you think about what kind of flowers or type of candy to buy for Valentine’s Day, choose the Valentine that is better than any box of chocolates or bouquet of expensive red roses: show your love by suppor... continue »

Meet the Exercise Physiologist

Name: Nathan Crawford Education: University of Rhode Island Specialty: Exercise Physiology Department: Cardiac Care Center What is Exercise Physiology? Exercise physiology is the study of both the acute and chronic adaptations of exercise on the body... continue »
February 6, 2017

Two Physicians Make 2016 Top Doctors List

Harrington HealthCare System congratulates two of its physicians who made the Community Health Care 2016 Top Doctors list, which was published December 21016 as a special supplement in the Telegram and Gazette. Download: The 2016 Top Doctors Book The... continue »
January 26, 2017

Eat Heart Healthy: Chipotle Glazed Salmon

The subject of omega 3 fatty acids has been increasing in popularity over the past few years.  The most common questions I receive in my practice on the subject include: How do these help to improve my cardiovascular health? What foods contain omega... continue »

Eat Heat Healthy: Rebolita

As is the case with many well-known Tuscan dishes, the vegetable stew that we now know as “Rebollita” originated in the kitchens of peasants in feudal Italy.  After a large banquet, hard-working peasants, who served the Lords and Ladies of the m... continue »
January 18, 2017

Zoodles: The Trendy New Way to Eat More Veggies

Whether you have kids at home who won’t touch green foods or a significant other vehemently opposed to anything other than meat and potatoes, finding fun ways to incorporate nutrient-dense veggies into your everyday cooking can be a challenge. But ... continue »
November 9, 2016

This is How We #Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes? Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease. It affects men and women, people young and old, and people of all races, shapes and sizes. Often the... continue »
November 3, 2016

Fill Your Fall With Squash

Around this time of year, I always look to incorporate more squash and warm foods into my cooking. So when I stumbled across this buffalo chicken stuffed spaghetti squash recipe,  I had to try it out! Spaghetti squash is relatively inexpensive and r... continue »