nutrition http://wrvo.org en Going green with juicing http://wrvo.org/post/going-green-juicing <p>While the taste of vegetables may turn some people off, they contain nutrients that are vital for a healthy body. Turning to popular and creative methods such as juicing or making smoothies is a quick, easy and tasty way to consume these important vegetables. This approach has become so popular in recent years that juice bars have started to open up in some cities across the country.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.yurielkaim.com/category/nutrition/">Yuri Elkaim </a>talks about green drinks. Elkaim is a registered holistic nutritionist, fitness expert and health coach, as well as a former professional soccer player. He currently writes a fitness blog at <em>U.S. News and World Report.</em></p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Yuri Elkaim.</strong></p><p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 53044 at http://wrvo.org Going green with juicing 7 foods that can take your diet to a "super" level http://wrvo.org/post/7-foods-can-take-your-diet-super-level <p>The word “superfood” may sound a bit intimidating, but nutritionists believe they allow people to take their healthy diets to the next level. But what makes a food “super,” and what foods actually make the cut?</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.rachelberman.com/meet-rachel/">Rachel Berman</a> talks about seven superfoods that can easily be incorporated into a healthy diet. Berman is a registered dietician and the health editor at About.com. She is also the author of <em>Boosting Your Metabolism for Dummies</em> and <em>Mediterranean Diet for Dummies</em>.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Rachel Berman.</strong></p><p> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 51869 at http://wrvo.org 7 foods that can take your diet to a "super" level Religious leaders spend week eating on $4 a day http://wrvo.org/post/religious-leaders-spend-week-eating-4-day <p></p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:40:08 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51283 at http://wrvo.org Religious leaders spend week eating on $4 a day You can't go wrong with fall veggies http://wrvo.org/post/you-cant-go-wrong-fall-veggies <p>What do you think of when you hear the words &quot;<a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=95216942">fall foods</a>?&quot; For children, &ldquo;fall foods&rdquo; may mean candy corn and Halloween treats, while others may think vegetables -- things like squash, cabbage and beets. These fall under the category of autumnal vegetables, and can provide many healthy benefits to consumers of them.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, nutritionist Joan Rogus talks about what makes fall vegetables good for you. Rogus is a registered dietitian in central New York who&#39;s been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for over 25 years.</p><p><strong>Click &#39;Read More&#39; to hear our interview with Joan Rogus.</strong></p><p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 45448 at http://wrvo.org You can't go wrong with fall veggies Keeping food safe in the summer sun & heat http://wrvo.org/post/keeping-food-safe-summer-sun-heat <p>Summer means dining al fresco, picnics and grilling out. But how does all this outdoor activity affect your food? This week on “Take Care,” we talk to Joan Rogus, a registered dietician in central New York who has her own private practice in Syracuse.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Joan Rogus.</strong></p><p> Sun, 16 Jun 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 39569 at http://wrvo.org Keeping food safe in the summer sun & heat 100% Natural: What's in a name? http://wrvo.org/post/100-natural-whats-name <p>When it comes to going to the supermarket, <a href="http://www.foodpolitics.com/about/">Dr. Marion Nestle</a> wants you to keep one thing in mind:</p><p>“The purpose of the entire layout of the supermarket is to sell food products. There’s a sales pitch with every single product, every single layout.”</p><p>This week, “Take Care” interviews Nestle, a professor in nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University. She is the author of <a href="http://www.foodpolitics.com/">many books on the topic of food labeling, including <em>Food Politics</em></a>, which is currently celebrating its 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of publication.</p><p><strong>Click "Read More" to hear our interview with Dr. Marion Nestle.</strong></p><p> Sun, 12 May 2013 23:01:58 +0000 Take Care Staff 37605 at http://wrvo.org 100% Natural: What's in a name? The importance of food labels http://wrvo.org/post/importance-food-labels <p>As more Americans try to eat healthier, consumers are trying to find out more information about the food they purchase at the grocery store. And that means reading the labels. But terms like "organic" and "all natural" can be confusing. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's health and wellness program "Take Care," recently spoke to NYU professor of sociology and nutrition, Dr. Marion Nestle about how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulates food labels and how consumers have demanded changes in those rules. Fri, 10 May 2013 14:44:38 +0000 WRVO News 37604 at http://wrvo.org Berry, berry good for you http://wrvo.org/post/berry-berry-good-you <p>They’re small, sweet and easy to eat.&nbsp; Just pick, rinse, and pop one in your mouth. Not only do berries taste good, they’re good for you as well.&nbsp; Regardless of shape or size, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries -- any berries -- experts say they provide significant health benefits, which is why some people call them the new super fruit.</p><p><strong>Click the "Read More" button to hear our interview with Joan Rogus.</strong></p><p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care staff 36596 at http://wrvo.org Berry, berry good for you Nutrition program to help HIV/AIDS patients stay healthier http://wrvo.org/post/nutrition-program-help-hivaids-patients-stay-healthier <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">Advancements in AIDS treatment means that people with the illness are living longer than ever. That means they need to take better care of their long-term health. A new program for AIDS patients in the north country focuses on improving their nutrition.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 22:26:11 +0000 Joanna Richards 31122 at http://wrvo.org