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Using Natural Flavor Enhancers to Create Delicious and Nutritious Meals!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Fresh herbs and spices-other

In recognition of National Nutrition Month® 2016, work to Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! Many feel that the only way to flavor food is to add oil and/or salt. While oil and/or salt can be an important part of flavoring a dish, there are many other more nutritious and delicious ways to flavor foods using natural flavor enhancers. Natural Flavor Enhancers are food items that can be used to enhance the flavor of your food. It is recommended to experiment with the many possible flavor combinations by using several flavor enhancers in a dish. Below are examples of common flavor enhancers.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Paleo Diet Preventative Health Recipes

Heart Healthy Success with Meal Planning & Preparation- Easy Roasted Vegetable Batch Cooking Recipe

By Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Roasted vegetables-2

In our fast-paced lives, we demand meals on-the-go and often reach for the quickest options available. This most often involves purchasing pre-packaged or fast-food meals which are typically higher in sodium and saturated fat which are detrimental to our heart health. These quick options are also lower in fiber and phytochemicals (cancer fighting compounds found in the color of the food) that are found in plant-based foods which are important for our overall health. Optimizing your diet to include plant-based foods is a surefire way to increase the nutrient density of your diet and maximize your disease fighting potential. Spending time planning and preparing your meals each week is one of the best ways to ensure diet success for heart health. Here are a few easy tips to get you started in quick meal planning and preparation that you can start to incorporate into your routine.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO General Lyme Disease Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Paleo Diet Preventative Health Recipes Weight Gain Weight Loss

Plant-Based Paleo Diet

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Veg

A new diet focus is that of a paleo diet. There is a large variation in interrpretation of what a paleo diet should consist of. Read below to discover what we at the Stram Medical Center feel is the best approach for a paleo diet.


Posted In: Blog Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Paleo Diet

Which diet is right for you?

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Liver

Many people wonder which diet is best for them based on what they are told be friends, a healthcare provider, what they hear on TV, what they read on the internet, or what is suggested by a loved one. Here at the Stram Center we recommend a variety of diets for our patients depending on their individual needs. Read below for an explanation of the dietary approach of the Stram Center! Also learn about the pros and cons of the most common diets recommended to our patients.


Posted In: Blog Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Paleo Diet

This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Yoga for Bone Health
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday Cancer Support Group Changed to Monday March 27
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NO YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH CLASS TODAY
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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