IGA Better Choices Blog
When you want to make better choices, it helps to have a go-to expert. Kim Kirchherr, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, FAND is here to help you! With over 20 years of experience as a registered dietitian helping people one on one or through national television/radio interviews and articles, Kim knows a thing or two about making better choices and what that means to you.
Come back each month for new ideas from Kim and other experts to help answer your questions and provide action steps for you and your loved ones.
Did you know that about 95% of the food we throw away ends up in landfills? It can be easy to help make food choices that are nutritious for you and keep the planet in mind, too. Check out these EARTH friendly ideas and click through the provided links for [...]
One of my favorite ways to keep meals interesting is to switch out fruits and vegetables every season. If you love to eat local and get bored with the same meals day after day, there are some easy things you can do to eat well and deliciously, too. Focus on [...]
Celebrate American Heart Month! Heart disease is the number one cause of death globally. Here are some easy and impactful ways to help care for your heart and the hearts of those you love: Hydrate properly. Staying hydrated isn’t just for exercise. Our hearts and muscles need to be hydrated [...]
Interested in more information? Click on the link in each item to dig in! Clean your closet and donate items that are in good shape that you no longer wear Clean the house weekly Plan meals before grocery shopping Stock and use your spice rack for flavor Spend time with [...]
As 2017 draws to a close and we prepare for festive meals and catching up with friends, family, and loved ones, serve delicious foods with health and well-being still top of mind. Here are 17 easy ways to keep things delicious and nutritious. 1. Eat breakfast. Take care of yourself [...]
November is Diabetes Month and with all the holiday parties, chances are, diabetes is on a lot of people’s minds—whether it’s you, your family, or someone at the party. How do you plan a party that caters to all your guests? Follow these three easy tips and you will be [...]