Navigation Links
Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?
Date:5/14/2009

Being Portion-Wise with Your Serving Size Can Help Your Wallet and Waistline

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you trim your waistline and grocery bill at the same time? Both a registered dietitian and a "Kitchen Coach" think so and offer an array of recipe ideas and tips for an upside to a down economy.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090514/NY16694 )

As a general guide, Pat Groziak, a registered dietitian and senior lead nutrition manager for Unilever, recommends filling half of your plate with vegetables, one-fourth with a complex carbohydrate, such as pasta or rice, and one-fourth with protein for a better-balanced, calorie-controlled meal.

"With this approach, you'll get the health benefits from the nutrient-rich vegetables while helping to easily manage weight and caloric intake," says Groziak. Cutting down on serving sizes is also a way to cut costs for more expensive grocery items, such as meat, fish or poultry, while putting healthier portions on the dinner table.

"An easy way to determine how much meat or fish to consume is to compare your portion to the size of a deck of cards, which is about a three-ounce cooked serving. By being portion-wise with each serving size, you have the added benefit of keeping calories under control," Groziak added.

Jennifer Bushman, author of the "Kitchen Coach" cookbook series, has a few tips to help keep your family portion-wise and save money at the grocery store.

"Take a few minutes and plan a week's worth of lunches and dinners ahead of time. That way, you stick to your shopping list and be precise about the amount -- or weight -- of items you need, so food doesn't spoil or you don't end up s
'/>"/>

SOURCE Unilever
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Through Light There Is Hope
2. Flu Outbreak: Theres More Than One Doctor in the House
3. Landmark NBC News Nutrition Report: There Is Indeed Little Difference Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Table Sugar
4. The Nations Triathlon to Benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is Sold Out But Theres Still a Way In!
5. A Visit With Mother Theresa in Calcutta Thirty Years Ago Inspires Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist, to Give Away his Books Free of Charge
6. All Persons Who Purchased or Acquired the Common Stock of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. (Sunrise) Between February 26, 2004 and July 28, 2006, Inclusive, and Were Damaged Thereby (The Class)
7. Dr. Therese Fitzpatrick to Present Award Winning Poster at AONE
8. Physicians Coalition for Injectable Safety Says There are No Substitutes for Cosmetic Injections, Offers Solutions
9. AILA Believes There Has To Be a Better Way When It Comes to the H-1B Lottery
10. There is No Place Like CareMinders Home Care and the Dedication and Commitment of the Owners
11. LOSERS: Are There Any In Your Life?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/13/2014)... Recently, iFitDress.com, one of the most famous dress suppliers ... brown evening dresses for worldwide clients. In ... prices, up to 50% off. , All its ... carefully made according to most fashionable styles. In addition ... pretty accessories: wedding shoes, dancing shoes, sandals, boots and ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... best treatment and variations in the quality of care ... cancer patients still varies widely between regions within Europe, ... European adults to date, published in The Lancet ... survival for most cancers of the blood has increased ... approval of new targeted drugs in the early 2000s ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway ... opening up potential new therapeutic strategies for an ... is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. ... certain foods and an over-accumulation in the esophagus ... the body,s immune system). EoE can cause a ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 Victorian Hotel has recently announced ... rental of bikes for its "Cycle the City" program, ... to tour the area using a rental bicycle, available ... love to call Vancouver home, as it is a ... and picturesque journeys through the countryside. Vancouver hotel rooms ...
(Date:7/13/2014)... 2014 Advanced boilers are preferred ... amount of fossil fuels, produce high-capacity power, emit ... increased global warming and climate change concerns, many ... harmful gas emissions and pollutants coming from fossilfuel-based ... the global advance boilers market., The global power ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:2014 Brown Evening Dresses Added To iFitDress.com 2Health News:The Lancet Oncology: Differences in treatment likely to be behind differing survival rates for blood cancers between regions within Europe 2Health News:The Lancet Oncology: Differences in treatment likely to be behind differing survival rates for blood cancers between regions within Europe 3Health News:Study finds cause of mysterious food allergy, suggests new treatment strategy 2Health News:Study finds cause of mysterious food allergy, suggests new treatment strategy 3Health News:Victorian Hotel Creates Excitement by Adding "Cycle the City" Bike Rentals for Its Vancouver Hotel Rooms 2Health News:North America Advanced Boilers Market is Expected to Reach $518.7billion by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Advanced Boilers Market is Expected to Reach $518.7billion by 2019 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3
... basket of fruit, it doesn,t seem very difficult to recognize ... thanks to "feature binding" a process by which our brain ... gives us a complete and unified picture of it. For ... gets to work, connecting (or binding) information about each fruit,s ...
... Raging wildfires that engulfed Southern California earlier this decade ... also caused significant health problems for many who lived ... hospital and emergency department admissions directly before, during and ... increase in treatment for those with asthma, bronchitis and ...
... infectious diseases jumping from animals to humans? Why do we ... Some answers, and possible solutions, can be found in the ... 17 in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology . , ... in the world are coming from wildlife. And most of ...
... low risk of complication is associated with a routine ... endovascular coiling has started to recur, a study led ... , The multi-site, retrospective study, published in the November ... of 0.43 percent in 2,243 patients who had undergone ...
... that in order to perform well, they can,t just ... decision-making are just as essential. Two researchers from the ... discovered how to train the brain of athletes to ... and postdoctoral student David Tinjust, put a dozen soccer, ...
... of six months and six years old, close to 90 ... the most common issues are night terrors, teeth-grinding and bed-wetting. ... passes. But at least 30 percent of children in this ... because they can,t fall into slumber or they can,t stay ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bound by attention: Bringing rats and humans together 2Health News:Hospital visits for respiratory illnesses spiked during Southern California wildfires 2Health News:Primate disease field guide covers critical gap in global health 2Health News:Routine testing after aneurysm coiling carries low risk 2Health News:Routine testing after aneurysm coiling carries low risk 3Health News:New tool trains athlete brains to react 53 percent faster 2Health News:26 percent of sleepless children become overweight 2
(Date:7/10/2014)... Quebec , July 10, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals ... VRX) today announced it has completed the sale to ... and Dysport owned or held by Valeant for $1.4 ... with Nestle S.A, which recently completed its acquisition of ... the divestiture of our products to a company that ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014   LabStyle Innovations ... Solution, today announced the appointment of Professor ... of its Board of Directors. Prof. ... business experience to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture ... and corporate governance expert. He currently serves on ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... MILTON, N.Y. , Jan. 15, 2014 Sono-Tek Corporation ... three months ended November 30, 2013, compared to sales of ... or 20%. Once again, this quarter has also shown growth ... in the first quarter of this fiscal year. Markets that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 2Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 3Sono-Tek Announces Third Quarter Results 4
... is pleased to announce the new AortaScan(TM) AMI 9700 ... of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). Designed with Emergency ... AortaScan(TM) AMI 9700 uses 3D ultrasound to quickly and ... the need for a sonographer. This crucial diameter ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is ... Supplies Market , http://www.reportlinker.com/p0135788/US-Disposable-Medical-Supplies-Market.html ... rise 4.1% annually through 2013 , Demand for disposable ... percent annually to more than $79 billion in 2013. An ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Verathon(R) Helps Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with New AortaScan(TM) Brand of Portable Ultrasound Aortic Measurement Instruments 2Verathon(R) Helps Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with New AortaScan(TM) Brand of Portable Ultrasound Aortic Measurement Instruments 3Verathon(R) Helps Physicians Identify the Presence of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms with New AortaScan(TM) Brand of Portable Ultrasound Aortic Measurement Instruments 4Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 2Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 3Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 4Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 5Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 6Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 7Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 8Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 9Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 10Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 11Reportlinker Adds US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Report 12
18 gauge straight. Fine tip. Lightweight design offers precise hemostasis. Pencil design minimizes tissue trauma and induced astigmatism. Knurled handle provides a sure grip and better manipulation....
Set consist of two 27 gauge, stainless steel probes with blunt tips. Probes are 11.5 cm (4.5 inches) long with 30.5 cm (12 inches) of flexible tubing (O.D. - 0.60 mm, I.D. - 0.30 mm) attached onto th...
Straight, soft flexible tip allows atraumatic entry through a retinal tear or hole for aspiration of subretinal fluids. 20 gauge x 25 mm cannula attached to 25 gauge x 6 mm tip with 13 mm flexible tu...
20 gauge x 8 mm with 15 cm high pressure extension tube preattached to a 10C ring control syringe. 3 per box....
Medicine Products: