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It’s National Nutrition Month®: Here’s How it Connects to the Latine Community

It’s National Nutrition Month®, and the theme for 2024 is Beyond the Table. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this year’s theme encourages us to think about more than just the nutrients on our plate. I’m a Latina dietitian who advocates for Latine foods and helps people learn about just how healthy our

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30 Healthy Mexican Side Dishes Recommended by a Registered Dietitian

As a Latina Dietitian, I сan’t recommend these healthy Mexican side dishes enough! So many of my clients say they need more ideas of healthy side dishes they can make that go with their favorite Mexican food.  They’re surprised to find out that plenty of the Mexican dishes they already know and love are actually

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Cacahuates Locos Recipe (Spicy Mexican Peanuts)

These Mexican spicy peanuts (cacahuates locos) are a fun, easy, and healthy snack! The inspiration for these hot spicy peanuts comes from Tostilocos–a popular snack you can get from street vendor carts.  If you’ve ever seen pictures of Tostilocos, they look really decadent! There are so many layers, ingredients, and flavors going on! Which is

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