Practicing Mindful Eating

Practicing Mindful Eating

By: Lucette Talamas, MS, RD, LDN Registered Dietitian at Baptist Health South Florida Fall into healthy habits this season by practicing mindful eating.  So what is mindful eating? Mindful eating is not a diet, and there are no rules or menus. Mindful eating refers to...
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Written by: Lucas King September 15th-October 15th is Hispanic Heritage Month, and Common Threads wants to acknowledge the impact of Hispanic-Americans on nutrition and education. It is important to note the difference between the terms “Hispanic,” and “Latinx.” As...
Switch up your Protein: Facts on Pork

Switch up your Protein: Facts on Pork

It’s easy to get into a rut when it comes to your weekly meals. One easy way to keep things interesting is by switching up your proteins!  Red meat has faced some criticism in the media, but in reality, red meat can be a great addition to a nutritious, balanced diet....
You Are Not Alone: Picky Eating Strategies for Kids

You Are Not Alone: Picky Eating Strategies for Kids

Written By: Chiara Valderrama   You finally get to sit on the couch after a long day of work, taking care of the kids, and doing laundry. Relaxing at last! Then the thought comes to your mind: What am I preparing for dinner tomorrow?  A little bit about the...