Category: Nutrition by Design

Nutrition tips and recommendations from Katie Miller, Hoag Executive Health’s Registered Dietitian. Nutrition by Design is our bi-monthly series with articles ranging from recipes to diet plan components.

National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month! Many people use the word “nutrition” interchangeably with “diet,” but these two words are not synonymous. It is important to know the difference, so that you, together with your doctor, can make necessary changes and adjustments based on what is right for you and your body. To put the difference […]



Incorporating Leafy Greens Into Your Diet

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What Are Leafy Greens? Leaf vegetables, also called leafy greens, are one “superfood” family you should make major space for in your fridge, garden, and diet in general. They are incredibly nutrient-dense, and offer a wide range of health benefits, including reducing the risk of developing certain diseases. How to Eat More Leafy Greens Versatile […]



The Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics

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When we think of nutrition, we often immediately associate it with the broader topics of health and wellness. And understandably so! Nutrition, at its core, supports life, aiding in maintaining health and counteracting diseases.  In an ideal state, nutrition should provide the necessary nutrients for optimal growth and development, and be as simple as that. […]



Executive Health Mindset – Tips for Eating Healthy with a Busy Schedule

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Even in a modern remote-work world, many people have a hectic schedule and often lack time to sit down to have a proper meal. They rush through meals, eat processed food to save time or even forget about eating all together. These poor eating habits contribute to feeling tired, increased stress and a weaker immune […]



Importance of Hydration

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As the summer season hits full stride, it’s important that we make sure we’re always adjusting our routines to ensure that we’re at our peak. Hydrating our bodies is one of the most important things we can do for ourselves. Our bodies are primarily composed of water (up to 60% of the human adult body is water) and […]