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Nutrition

At Baptist Health South Florida, we know that your nutrition is a major part of your well-being. We've created this page as a resource to help you find your healthy plate. What we eat, when we eat, and how we eat relate to our overall health. Use the resources provided below to guide you as you plan your meals and shopping, sign-up for a free program with one of our Registered Dietitians, look for nutrition news and healthy recipes or feel like emailing a general nutrition question to our Ask an RD tool.

Nutrition Resources

My Menu Planner

Plan nutritious meals for the week using this menu planner.

My Grocery Shopping List

Stay organized when shopping! Use this grocery list as a guide to avoid buying foods you do not need.

My Plate

Learn how to build a healthy plate the Baptist Health way. Learn how to build a healthy plate the Baptist Health way. Learn how to build a healthy plate the Baptist Health way.

Ask a Dietitian

What would you ask a dietitian? Our Baptist Health South Florida registered dietitians can help provide general guidance for basic nutrition questions.

Healthy Recipes

Nutrition is Key to a Healthy Immune System

Proper nutrition is key to maintaining a healthy immune system, which consists of various organs, cells and tissues that help fight off pathogens, like viruses and bacteria. What a Healthy Diet C...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Cuban-Style Bowl

Warm bowls are trending and make for a delicious meal. But if you’re not being mindful of what foods are included in the bowl, you can easily have too many carbohydrates for one meal. Check out t...

Stocking Up on Healthy, Flavorful Meals During Coronavirus Quarantine

As the coronavirus continues to spread, so does the possibility of quarantining in some of the hardest-hit areas by the virus.  If you are stuck at home, it doesn’t mean you don’t have to live on...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Simple Black Beans

Black beans – aka “frijoles negros” or “caraotas negras” – are a nutritious addition to a meal. Beans are a good source of protein, fiber, carbohydrates and nutrients such...

Nutrition Month 2020: Ask Yourself These Questions Before the Next Bit...

This is the time of year when we remind everyone about choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity, which can make a significant difference in our health. Each March, the Acade...

Roundup: Big Breakfast Benefit; Vitamin D During Pregnancy; and Potato...

A Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Combination is Best for Weight Control, New Research Says Portion size and timing have emerged as key factors in losing or managing weight. Now, new research finds t...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: No-Mayo Tuna Salad

Skip the mayo but not the flavor. The secret ingredient behind this creamy tuna fish is plain Greek yogurt. Canned tuna fish is a convenient and fast lean protein to keep in stock in your kitchen...

Why They Run: Miami Marathon 2020 Profiles

We spoke to runners gearing up for the Life Time Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on February 9 about what motivates and inspires them to run. Alicia Cesaro: “You just need your sneakers.” Alicia...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Veggie Tofu Scramble

Tired of eating eggs in the morning and want to try something new? Give this plant-based recipe a try. Did you know that one serving of tofu has just as much protein as one egg — without al...

Roundup: Some Flavored e-Cigs Banned; Intermittent Fasting Update; Exe...

FDA Bans Certain Flavored Vaping Products to Curb e-Cig Use by Youth The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is banning e-cigarettes containing “fruit and mint flavors” that hav...

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