Lifestyle Nutrition - Good Food as a Way of Life

Lifestyle Nutrition - Good Food as a Way of Life

What is lifestyle nutrition? It is nutrition that provides you with the nourishment you need to function at your best and most energized level in today’s busy world. Lifestyle nutrition can change your health in ways you might not have imagined.

Stir Fried Vegetables with Sesame Orange Sauce

Use these stir-fry vegetables as the main attraction with a piece of fish and a scoop of brown rice.

Wash and prepare 2 pounds of vegetables, cut vegetables into bite size pieces

(broccoli, mushrooms, asparagus, red pepper, carrots, onion)

Prepare sauce

1 1/2 TB minced fresh ginger

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tsp canola oil

1/4 c. orange juice

1 tsp grated orange peel

1/4 c. low-sodium soy sauce

2 TB dry sherry

1 tsp maple syrup

1 tsp toasted sesame oil

1 tsp cornstarch

dash red pepper flakes

mix together ginger, garlic, and 1 TB oil

whisk together the orange juice and peel, soy sauce, sherry, syrup, sesame oil, cornstarch and red pepper flakes in a bowl, set aside

add 1 TB oil to empty skillet and bring back up to heat. add vegetable and stir-fry until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Clear center of pan and add garlic/ginger mixture. Cook for 5 seconds, mashing with with spoon, and then stir into veggies

reduce heat to low and cook until sauce is thickened, about 30 seconds. Serve immediately as is, or with rice and noodles.

Flu Shot....Or Not?

Flu Shot....Or Not?

Every year we are faced with the decision - ‘do I get a flu shot…or not?’ However you answer this question, know that what you do every day has an impact on your susceptibility or resistance to any illness or germs that may come your way. How else can we explain the fact that one person “catches” a cold or flu in the office, and 5 other people in the sam office do not?