Nutrition & Cooking Demos

Learn more about the nutritious foods to eat, and how to prepare healthier recipes.

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Foods to boost your brain power

Can certain foods help boost your memory and keep your mind sharp? Learn how your diet impacts brain health and which foods to focus on.

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Cooped up and cooking: No-salt seasoning blend - fish and chicken

No salt, no problem. You may be surprised to hear food can taste great without this common seasoning. Give it a try with Chef Nino and his latest “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe, a No Salt Seasoning Blend for Fish and Chicken. See how he makes it on Tuesday, November 30 at noon EST and you can be well on the way to discovering the heart-healthy benefits of a lower sodium diet. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Chicken mignon

Filet mignon is a special treat, but for a lower cost, lower-sodium option, think chicken instead. See what we mean on Tuesday, November 23 at noon EST when Chef Nino prepares a delicious and nutritious Chicken Mignon recipe for the latest episode of “Cooped Up and Cooking.” Reducing beef in your diet and replacing it with leaner proteins and fewer saturated fats like chicken has been shown to improve overall heart health*. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins

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Cooped up and cooking: Blackened shrimp quinoa salad

Ready to give your fall menu a burst of heart-healthy flavor? Join Chef Nino at noon EST on Tuesday, November 16, for the latest “Cooped Up and Cooking,” when he’ll create his Blackened Shrimp Quinoa Salad. According to the American Heart Association, quinoa and other whole grains are flavorful, low-sodium foods that are great for your heart and overall health*. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Creamy greek yogurt honey salad dressing

There’s a reason all those Greek statues look so good: they had a great diet. Join Chef Nino for his latest “Cooped up and Cooking” on Tuesday, November 9, at noon EST, as he makes Creamy Greek Yogurt Honey Salad Dressing. This versatile topping packs in flavor without much sodium, which is great for blood pressure and heart health alike*. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins.

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Sneaky sodium: Tame your salt habit

Eating too much sodium can have dangerous effects on your body. Learn about hidden sources of sodium, how much is too much, and easy steps to help reduce your intake.

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Cooped up and cooking: Pan seared tuna filets with roasted garlic herbed aioli

Tuna is a lean, mean, omega-3-packed fish machine. To get some in your diet, join Chef Nino on Tuesday, November 2, at noon EST, when he makes it the star of his latest “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe, Pan-Seared Tuna Filets with Roasted Garlic Herbed Aioli! And yes, while tuna is definitely delicious, it’s also great for your heart thanks to its low sodium and omega-3 fatty acids*. #ThatsHumanCare Need a reminder? Select event details below and click on ‘Get reminder’ on our Facebook page to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Sweet potato black bean chili

It’s getting colder and you’re probably craving something comforting. Grab sweet potatoes! They have more fiber than white potatoes, which may make them a healthier option for those with diabetes. Join Chef Nino on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at noon EST to follow his “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili. Warm up with a healthful bowl of flavor. #ThatsHumanCare If you need a reminder, click “Get Reminder” below to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Uncooked tomato sauce quinoa bowl

Whole grains, like quinoa, are generally better for you than refined grains (white flour). Join Chef Nino on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at noon EST to follow his “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe: Uncooked Tomato Sauce Quinoa Bowl. A recipe packed with all the things to help keep you fuller longer and on top of your diabetic dietary needs. #ThatsHumanCare If you need a reminder, click “Get Reminder” below to be notified before the event begins.

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Cooped up and cooking: Red lentil shrimp curry

Eating more legumes like lentils can help those with type 2 diabetes gain better glycemic control and lower risk for heart disease. Join Chef Nino on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at noon EST to follow his “Cooped Up and Cooking” recipe: Red Lentil Shrimp Curry. Get creative in the kitchen and give lentils a try! #ThatsHumanCare If you need a reminder, click “Get Reminder” below to be notified before the event begins.

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