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The Facts on Fermented Foods

The Facts on Fermented Foods

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Julia Bumpus, MS, RDN, LDN   Fermented foods are foods that have undergone the process of fermentation, where carbohydrates are converted to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms (yeasts or bacteria) without oxygen... Read More
Categories: Education
Instant Pot Chana Masala

Instant Pot Chana Masala

Written by: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes, 35-45 minutes inactive Makes: 6 servings Ingredients 2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 onion, chopped1 bay leaf2 teaspoons garlic, minced2 teaspoons... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Italian Braised Chicken

Italian Braised Chicken

Written by: Julia Bumpus, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Makes: 10 servings Ingredients 10 skinless chicken thighs on the bone, 5 ounces each kosher salt and fresh black pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil 4 garlic cloves,... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day

By Alies Barton, MSW, LCSW   March 1st is Self-Injury Awareness Day Self-injury, self-harm, self-mutilation, cutting, or deliberate self-harm are all terms used when talking about someone hurting themselves on purpose. Self-injurious behaviors are quite common and can... Read More
Categories: Education
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Written by: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE Prep Time: 15-20 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Makes: 6 servings Ingredients 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed, or about 3 cups1 carrot, peeled and cubed1 tablespoon olive oil2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 onion, sliced3-6... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN     Due to the increasing prevalence of obesity and chronic disease in our society, many people are trying to make healthier choices with their food and beverage intake. Depending on personal health needs and goals, people monitor... Read More
Categories: Education
The Inside Scoop on the Avance Care Cookbook

The Inside Scoop on the Avance Care Cookbook

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Julia Bumpus, MS, RD, LDN   Why did we create the cookbook? I think most of the dietitians here at Avance agree that one of the things most patients want help with is meal planning. We realized that being able to provide a trusted,... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Oat Date Energy Balls

Oat Date Energy Balls

Written by: Elizabeth Elam, MS, RDN, LDN Prep Time: 15 minutes Makes: 30 balls Ingredients 8 medjool dates, pits removed1 cup uncooked old fashioned oatmeal½ cup ground flax seed⅓ cup unsweetened coconut flakes⅓ cup mini chocolate chips1 teaspoon vanilla extract½ cup... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN   Just like that, it’s 2019! It’s the beginning of a new year and many people are setting New Year’s resolutions, ranging from personal to financial to physical and mental health. Often times, after an... Read More
Categories: Education
A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

Name: Tishira Brewington, PA-C Role at Avance:  Physician Assistant – Knightdale Years at Avance Care: Less than one My first job: Famous Footwear Why primary care:  Primary care is the most versatile aspect of medicine. Why I love Avance Care:  I love the... Read More
Categories: Education
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