Tag: Nutrition & Fitness

  • A perfect Saturday morning

    So happy our PLACE is Charlottesville A beautiful sunny day! We caught the CAT for a walk on the Downtown Mall and a  trip to the Charlottesville City Market where we bought our colorful summer vegetables at the Medina Farm stand. We headed to Baggby’s Sandwich Shop to cool off and enjoy a  cup of coffee, and then caught […]

  • Why eat a rainbow? Daily Progress has the answer!

    ❤ Shop at the Charlottesville City Market for colorful locally grown fruits, vegetables, and greens. Finally, two antioxidant plant pigments, lutein and zeaxanthin, are found in very colorful produce. Shop for deep green, yellow, blue, red, purple and orange fruits and vegetables such as kale, spinach, collard greens, turnip and beet greens; broccoli; red, yellow and orange […]

  • Interested in Healthy Eating?

    Healthy Eating in a Beautiful Space on the Corner We enjoyed a perfect lunch at Roots Natural Kitchen on Saturday, June 13 – Excellent food, friendly folks, a beautiful atmosphere; all combined with a mission to keep us healthy and support the UVa Children’s Hospital.   UVa Today: U.Va. Grads’ New Corner Restaurant Serves Healthy Food With a Mission […]

  • Heart-Healthy Cooking Demo – Senior Center

    Heart-Healthy Cooking Demo – Senior Center

    Wednesday, February 18, 5:00-6:00 pm Keeping your heart healthy is not a matter to be taken lightly — it’s a hard-working muscle that powers your every move. This cooking demo with dietetic interns from UVa provides tips for creating healthy meals. Learn to prepare kale chips, stuffed peppers, and honey-mint yogurt with strawberries, plus get […]

  • CHASING LIFE – Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity – Senior Center – Nov 4

    CHASING LIFE Tuesday, November 4, 10:00-11:30am Sponsored by UVA Health System “Better Eating for Active, Healthy Longevity”, with Cynthia Moore, MS, RD, CDE, Clinical Dietician with UVa Health System. Cynthia offers the top 10 strategies for enjoying food, beverages, and savoring a long life. She will explore some of the research and tactics that help people […]

  • FEEDING THE BRAIN: FACTS AND FEAST

    FEEDING THE BRAIN:  FACTS AND FEAST Wednesday, August 27, 10:00-11:00 Learn What Foods Sustain the Brain and What’s Killing It! Dr. Brian Prax presents the third of his Brain-Based Therapy workshops. Accounting for only 2% of your body weight and taking up to 20% of all energy available, the brain is an amazing machine that […]