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Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain from Drinking Alcohol

Make it a happy hour, not a hefty hour.

Are You a ‘Hypereater?’

Eating a healthy diet doesn’t mean starving yourself. In fact, you might just need to eat more!

Spinach Pesto Pasta as Green as the Season

Nancy Horn, owner of Dish Cafe and Catering and writer for the RGJ’s “Dish it Up” series, asked Carson Tahoe Health’s Registered Dietician, Kim Mason, for a nutritional analysis of one of her favorite recipes. Go green with this delicious pesto pasta recipe, just in time for Earth Day! Dish it Up Green Pasta – Ingredients 1 teaspoon kosher salt for the pasta, plus a couple pinches for the cooking water 6-8 ounces organic washed baby spinach Handful of fresh basil, about 10 leaves 2 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced 4 ounces pine nuts, toasted in a dry pan (this takes just a minute) 1/2 teaspoon or more freshly ground black pepper High quality olive oil 1 cup finely …

A Dietitian’s Take on the Paleo Diet

A Carson Tahoe Health Registered Dietitian’s take on the Paleo Diet.

Food Serving Size – What’s the Magic Portion?

Often we gain weight not because of what we eat, but because we eat too much. Portion size, especially when it comes to restaurant food is out of control. As a result, many of us don’t know what an actual, healthy portion size is – most people overeat at almost every meal.