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NTEs Summer 2020 Newsletter

August 20, 2020 10:52 pm Published by

Sam Ousey, RDN/PresidentHello Summer! And yes, it will looks like Summer and feels like summer but no so much the season of activities we expect. Here at NTE, we would like to help you be creative with your nutrition summer activities! I say let’s do the 360 and be positive on change. How to deliver meals with some fun, how to beat the heat and stay hydrated. Gain a bit of weight the last few months let us help you...

How To Make An Awesome Casserole Dinner In 45 Minutes

March 31, 2020 1:52 pm Published by

The next time you’re thinking of cooking food for game night or a family dinner, try out this Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole. it’s a clean eating recipe, it’s delicious and it’s crunchy. Prep time: 45 mins. Total time: 60 mins Servings: 6 Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1/2 lb whole-wheat or farro short pasta (rigatoni, penne, sedani; 8 oz) 1 tbsp olive oil 6 oz cremini mushrooms, thin-sliced (about 2 cups) 1/4 cup diced sweet onion 1 medium carrot, peeled, halved...

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Healthy Eating vs. Dieting: Which Should You Choose?

February 25, 2020 3:01 pm Published by

Protein, carbs, fat, fruits, veggies… all are staples in healthy eating, but not in every diet. What? How? Why?Every month, it seems someone comes up with a crazy new diet fad… or paints a picture of how ___ is good and ___ is bad. Unfortunately, nutrition is not (nor will ever be) that black or white. We get it. Nutrition can feel overwhelming as questions keep piling up. And, unfortunately, we see many misconceptions or absurd fads/detoxes. Keto… fasting… macros…...

Fun Ways to Eat Healthy in Holiday Season

December 26, 2019 2:39 pm Published by

It’s holiday season ahead. We know that during these days we end up eating and drinking carelessly, and regret after the season for that. Let us help you here with a few simple tricks following which you can enjoy your holidays guilt-free. Walk a lot – We know that you may have been planning parties and get-togethers. It will definitely be a lot of fun. But these parties also mean that you will be moving less and less on the...

How To Eat Healthy During The Thanksgiving Season

November 26, 2019 1:17 pm Published by

It’s hard to resist the temptation of a good Thanksgiving meal. With foods such as roast turkey, stuffing, and buttery mashed potatoes headlining our dinners, it’s not surprising that people find themselves indulging in extra helpings at Thanksgiving dinner, and all of our mindful eating habits are tossed wayside for the time being. Thankfully, there are ways to enjoy the best the holiday has to offer without overdoing it. One of the best things you can do is to eat...

Communicating Effectively with the IDT Team

November 20, 2018 12:11 pm Published by

Authored by Danelle Willey, RDN   The Interdisciplinary Team, or IDT Team, in the community is the primary way of reviewing all Residents that are at risk, addressing the issues or concerns and coming up with the best plan of care. It is vital to the overall health of the Residents that the IDT team work together. The IDT Team is made up if the MD, Director of Nursing, Social Services Director, Director of Rehab, Treatment Nurse, Director of Food and...

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Nutribytes – Food Service Worker Appreciation Month

November 1, 2017 11:12 am Published by

Nutrition Tips from NTE’s Finest Turning Your Kitchen Staff into Family – by Danelle Wiley RDN The kitchen staff in your facility work closer together than any other department. They are confined within the walls of the kitchen prepping food, fluids and nourishments for the Residents. They go non-stop from meal to meal with cleaning and prep in between tray line. But how do you change the environment from just co-workers to being a kitchen family and is this beneficial? This...

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Comfort Food

June 6, 2017 9:40 am Published by

When you mention comfort food, most people think of creamy pasta dishes or pot roast or roast turkey dinner. In other words, comfort food seems to be synonymous with heavy foods. To my mind, however, it means something entirely different. Taken literally, it just means food that brings comfort. We like foods that bring comfort when we feel weak, vulnerable and estranged. Picture if you will, the feeling you get when you are feeling ill and someone brings in a...

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NTE’s First Blog Post

March 1, 2017 9:53 pm Published by

Welcome to the Nutrition Therapy Essentials Blog! As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist serving with NTE for over five years, I have had the honor to witness the company mature from a small healthcare startup to a dynamic company of dedicated dietitians providing invaluable expertise to their communities on a daily basis.   NTE is a company that I can be proud of because it inspires the highest standards of excellence in its dietitians who feel so much more deeply connected...