Entries Tagged as 'Culinary & Nutrition'

Miraval Resort & Spa

Treat your mother this mother's day with our Fluffy Gluten-Free Pancakes! Only 140 calories, you won't feel guilty enjoying this delicous breakfast!

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Celebrate your Cinco de Mayo with our mindful Miraval Salsa! 

 

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Spice up your spring menu with our Southwestern spin on everyone's favorite seafood dish. These are so decadent you won't believe they're only 240 calories!

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By: Miraval’s Nancy Teeter, Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian

Miraval Resort & Spa

Certainly, you’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Current studies support this axiom, and this nutritionist heartily recommends that you break your overnight fast with some healthy carbs, protein and fat.  Here are four reasons to start your day with a healthy breakfast. 

 

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By: Nancy Teeter, R.D.

Since the ground hog saw his shadow on February 2nd, most Americans are in for an extended period of time without sunshine.  Vitamin D, known as the “sunshine vitamin” is manufactured by our skin cells when exposed to sunlight.  More than half of the US lies north of the 37th parallel, so even on bright sunny winter days, the sun’s rays are not strong enough to generate production of vitamin D.   Even if you spend your winter in the southern states--where the sun’s rays are more direct--cloud cover, sunscreen lotions, limited time outdoors, clothing cover and skin pigmentation can lessen the production of vitamin D. Without exposure to sunlight on your bare skin, vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency are real possibilities. 

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