Archive for the ‘Nutrition & Cooking’ Category

Introducing – Cooking Shorts

Monday, August 6th, 2012

[Update] Printable recipe cards:

National Nutrition Month®

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

March is National Nutrition Month®. Here are just a few tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to “Get Your Plate in Shape.”

  • Make half your plate fruits and vegetables
  • Make at least half your grains whole
  • Enjoy your foods but eat less
  • Be physically active your way

Low-calorie, low-cost, high-flavor

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Marketplace 200 Calories PosterCheck out The Marketplace’s low-calorie, low-cost, high-flavor options, all around 200 calories! Download flyer.

Find additional nutrition information at

What’s “DineSmart”?

Friday, February 24th, 2012

What is "DineSmart" Ad

See the BlackBear Dining Nutrition page for more information.

Entree Nutrition Criteria

  • < 600 calories
  • < 24g of fat
  • No trans-fat
  • < 7g of saturated fat
  • < 800mg of sodium

Approved Cooking Methods

  • Grilled, broiled, baked, steamed.
  • No fried foods.

Approach to Ingredients

  • Meats/proteins – all lean meats &amp; protein
  • Dairy products -no heavy cream or butter
  • Fats & oils – no trans fat; no hydrogenated oils
  • Starch – emphasis on whole grains

Meet Janet Dyroff, Your Lifestyle Coach

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Janet Dyroff, RN BSN, MHP, CHES Lifestyle Coach Photo

Over the past 30 years, Janet has held various roles as a trainer and healthcare professional, including training and development specialist for Bath Iron Works, serving as a registered nurse within the Labor & Delivery unit for Keller Army Hospital at West Point Military Academy, and most recently as a health coach and staff educator for Health Dialog, Inc. Read more…