Lentil Love!

Montana is the nation’s largest producer of lentils, and these awesome little legumes are nutritional powerhouses! Lentils are an excellent source of fiber, protein, iron, folate, and potassium. In addition to having a great nutritional profile, lentils are an excellent choice for those that are trying to eat more sustainably, and those who are on […]

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After the Harvest

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends consuming 26 ounces (or equivalent) of protein foods each week including nuts and seeds, poultry, seafood, and meat. Meat, also referred to as red meat, describes beef, lamb, pork, goat, and non-bird game animals such as bison and elk. Here in Montana, elk are abundant! In 2015 alone, there […]

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Making Goals and Keeping Them!

Happy New Year!! It’s the time of year for a fresh start, a clean slate and of course new year’s resolutions. The most common resolutions made each January after the holiday season surround health, nutrition and wellness. Whether that be trying to lose weight, eat healthier or exercise more, it seems almost everyone has sets […]

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New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick to Them!

It’s that time of year again. The gym will be packed with people who decided to get healthy for their New Year’s Resolution, grocery carts and plates will be filled with chicken and broccoli because we all know that those are the foods that will “make us skinny.” Most of us have been guilty of […]

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Breakfast Before Bed

Enjoy breakfast in the morning and before bed! Many foods can help get a good night sleep, but one of the best is a bowl of healthy cereal and milk. *almond or soy milk may substitute* Why cereal and milk? High carb (cereal) Low-medium protein (milk) Calcium, magnesium, and vitamin B6 (cereal and milk) High […]

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Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month

Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but most of us still aren’t getting enough. This September, the Montana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is proud to participate in Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month. Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, […]

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