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Recipe Corner: Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin-related! Recently, WakeMed dietitian, Parul Kharod, was featured in the Cary Magazine’s fall food article on pumpkin and its many nutritional benefits. Definitely check out the article in Cary Magazine’s September/October issue, out on stands now. Below, we’ve re-posted Parul’s original recipe. Give it a try at your next lunch […]

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Different sorts of tomatoes served on a cerami dish. Healthy eating or vegetarian concept.

Recipe Corner: Tomatoes

Rich in vitamins and phytochemicals such as lycopene, tomatoes are nutrient-dense and offer numerous health benefits. Check out the following recipes – there’s definitely more than one way to slice a tomato! View a printable version of these recipes. Peach-Tomato Salsa Prep Time: 12 m | Total Time: 12 m INGREDIENTS 1 ripe peach, peeled, pitted, […]

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March is National Nutrition Month

There is information overload on topics related to nutrition, fitness and health. Websites, blogs, books, and other media outlets have all sorts of information on various diets. It is important to know what and who to trust! There’s no ONE diet that is right for everyone, so it is important to follow a healthful eating […]

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2016 Is the International Year of Pulses

What are “pulses”? Pulses are part of the legume family, but the term “pulse” refers to the dried seed. When you think pulses, think of beans. Peas, chick peas, kidney beans – all provide a healthy source of protein; all are considered “pulses”, and all are part of the 2016 International Year of Pulses (IYP) […]

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