Health tip #5 -Don’t be afraid of eating those healthy fats, learn to enjoy them without overindulging. Your body will thank you. If you are allergic to nuts, raw seeds are an amazing substitute. Meet Karen Raden MS, RD, LD, CCN, a Highland Park native, who has has coached thousands of people along the path to long-term health and wellness.
Don’t miss Zema’s Morning Glory Smoothie recipe at the end!
One of the best things that you can do to help bring great nutrition to your daily life is to add one ounce nuts daily. Nuts are full of healthful fats that help to decrease inflammation and keep your hunger down. Research shows that just one ounce of nuts daily will help to lower your cholesterol significantly. Don’t be afraid of that good fat!
One ounce is all you need. This equals about 20 Almonds or Cashews, 30 peanuts or 45 pistachios. Enjoy!
Karen Raden is a certified clinical nutritionist and holistic registered dietitian with more than twenty years of education and experience in the fields of nutrition and the culinary arts. She has a private practice in Northbrook where she consults with individuals, families and corporations.
You can read more about Karen through her website:www.karenraden.com.