Making Healthy Eating Fun

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Try these tips for making foods delicious and appealing.

  • Plan meals that include a wide palette of colors and shapes for eye-appeal, and a variety of textures and temperatures for tongue-appeal.
  • Perk up food flavors with small amounts of intense-flavored ingredients such as sharp cheese, toasted nuts or fruity olive oil.
  • Try a spoonful of cheese sauce, a shaving of sweet butter or a drizzle of creamy dressing to add luscious flavor to bitter vegetables and salad greens, and promote absorption of fat-soluble nutrients.
  • Be adventurous. Expand your tastes to enjoy a variety of foods. Your taste buds will thank you!

 

From Food Insight, International Food Information Council Foundation


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Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

If you’re looking for an embodiment of dedication disguised as obsession, look no further. Marsha is a registered dietitian who has spent the last four decades working to help women give up dieting rules and understand how to truly take care of themselves. Her mission in life is to help women learn to enjoy eating and living well, without worries about their weight. She encourages women to embrace their love of food, which you might call being a foodie. If so, it’s appropriate because being a foodie means you pay attention when you eat. That’s a recipe made in heaven for eating well. Marsha is the President and Co-Owner of Green Mountain at Fox Run.

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