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The Kidney Stone Prevention Diet

These five diet tips can help prevent you from developing this common kidney condition. Kidney stones can be incredibly painful. In fact, they’re painful enough to send more than half a million Americans to the emergency room every year seeking relief. They’re also more common than you might think. Roughly one in 10 people get a kidney stone at some point in their lives. In Carson Tahoe Health’s most recent Community Health Needs Assessment, kidney issues was identified as one of the top health concerns in the greater Carson City community. You can protect yourself from developing kidney stones by incorporating more water and healthy foods into your diet. According to the National Kidney Foundation, you should: Drink more fluid …

Can How You Eat Affect Cellulite?

Ah, cellulite. Anybody can develop this pesky skin situation: It appears when collagen fibers that bind fat to the skin stretch and tear, allowing fat cells to expand. The RGJ recently interviewed Kim Mason, Registered Dietician at Carson Tahoe Health, to learn about diet and cellulite. Read the full interview below… Does how you eat affect cellulite?  Nutrition affects everything else so it stands to reason there is likely a link.  Nothing has specifically been proven to be a problem or a help, but there are a couple of nutrients you’ll want to make sure you keep on board, the first being Vitamin C.  One of the many functions Vitamin C has to do with the synthesis of collagen – in serious …

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Swap traditional buffalo wings recipe with this delicious, healthier version using cauliflower.

Low Fat Tamale Pie

This delicious tamale pie is a family favorite. A corn-topped pie is great for my husband who can’t eat anything with gluten.* It doesn’t really need anything to accompany it, although we sometimes have some sweet corn on the side. Ingredients 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 medium onion 1 large green pepper 1lb extra-lean ground beef 1 tablespoon chili powder 16oz canned corn 28oz canned crushed tomatoes 4oz canned jalapeños 4oz canned sliced olives 1 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 2 pints fat-free milk 1/2 cup reduced fat shredded cheese Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Step 2 Sauté onion, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat, crumble beef and cook until no longer pink. …

Healthy eating: Mashed cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower has a similar taste and texture to mashed potatoes for a fraction of the calories.