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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

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity and food of the Hispan...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Chicken with Sauteed Onions, Apples and Ro...

What are you serving for Rosh Hashanah? During the holidays, eating apples with honey is a Rosh Hashanah tradition the ancient Jews believed had healing powers. Dipping the apples in honey is par...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: How to Eat Chocolate Mindfully

Chocolate is one of the world’s most favorite flavors and humans have been consuming the delectable confection since 1900 BC. Most of us do not need a special day to consume a piece of chocolate....

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Health Benefits of Whole Grains versus Refi...

September is National Whole Grains Month and Baptist Health South Florida encourages you to make at least half of your grains whole.  Consuming whole grains has many proven health benefits, such ...

August is National Peach Month: Here are the Benefits of This Juicy Fr...

These juicy fruits are synonymous with summertime. You will be glad to learn they are not only delicious, but also provide a number of health benefits. There are over 700 varieties of peaches an...

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why is it happening? What can we do about i...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15 alludes to...

# BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Meal Planning is About Time, Health and M...

What is meal planning?  Meal planning means knowing what is for dinner every day.  There are many reasons for meal planning.  Most reasons fall under three categories — time,...

Stress Eating: How Food and Mood Are Connected

We are all experiencing unprecedented pressures and stress from the way the coronavirus has changed our lives. According to a poll by the American Psychiatric Association, about half of us are an...

Grilling Foods Safely for July 4th Weekend, Rest of Summer

During the long 4th of July holiday and throughout the summer, grilling food safely should be of concern for families in South Florida.  According to the United States Department of Agriculture (...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Avocado Toast

Your plans probably call for a Father’s Day brunch at home. Eating brunch together is not just about the food, it is more about spending time with loved ones. Enjoying the social aspects of brunc...

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