AFL@JWU Nutrition Notes – October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 – The science on food and nutrients and their relationship to health is complex. Individuals are unique and there are various factors that influence health outcomes. Researchers at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) are working very hard to understand the intricacies of diet and nutrients, and their relationship to disease prevention and progression with the goal that general dietary guidance will be replaced with personalized nutrition recommendations.

AFL@JWU Recipes – October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 – Chef Megan Lambert, MS, RD, Senior Instructor in College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, prepared healthy, delightful recipes with “Fun(ctional) Fall Flavors while Steph Saullo, MS, RD of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, shared nutrition information on each recipe. The recipes from the October 17, 2018 Appetite For Life @ Johnson & Wales University program are available here for your cooking enjoyment!

AFL@JWU Recipes – April 18

April 18, 2018 – Chef Megan Lambert, MS, RD, Senior Instructor in College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, prepared healthy, delightful recipes with chicken while Steph Saullo, MS, RD of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute, shared nutrition information on each recipe. The recipes from the April 18, 2018 Appetite For Life are available here for your cooking enjoyment!

Nutrition Notes from AFL@JWU – April 18

April 18, 2018 – The science on food and nutrients and their relationship to health is complex. Individuals are unique and there are various factors that influence health outcomes. Researchers at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) are working to understand the intricacies of diet, nutrients, and their relationship to disease prevention and progression with the goal that general dietary guidance will one day be replaced with customized nutrition recommendations. Current research suggests following an overall healthful diet, rich in plants, that emphasizes fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and unsaturated fats, and staying physically active may best support good health. In this program we consider the health benefits of chicken.

Caramelized Pear, Roasted Tomato and Lentil Salad

December 29, 2017 – This fresh New Year salad combines the natural sweetness of caramelized pear and roasted tomato, with earthy lentils and tender butter lettuce. Finished with lemon zest, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, this elegant salad lends starts the New Year off on a healthy note.