Tag: nutrition

Is Your Valentine’s Day Chocolate Healthy?

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Guest blogger: Stephanie DiRocco, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager, UMass Memorial – HealthAlliance Hospital

Valentine’s Day has arrived, which means those boxes of chocolates, chocolate covered fruit and other sweet treats will be hard to avoid.

However, chocolate’s reputation is on the rise. Recent studies have suggested limited consumption of chocolate can provide health benefits. Is your Valentine’s Day chocolate a healthy indulgence or is this an age-old myth?

Eggplant Chili

eggplant chiliA new twist on chili. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Senica Hallene, Nursing, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA