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Nutrition Tips

USF Health in The Villages Office in Lake Sumter Landing offers FREE Body Composition Analysis Screenings for Villagers. You can also participate in our “Healthy Weight Challenge” program. Call the health office at 352-753-6200 to find out when our next challenge begins. Click here to learn more about the Healthy Weight Challenge.

Here are some great resources you can tap into for learning about Nutrition and some helpful materials you can use every day. If you are interested in health information that is disease-specific (like Diabetes) or need assistance to find what you are looking for, stop by our health office. We have helpful staff ready to answer your questions or help you locate what you might need.

Click Here for Eat Right Nutrition Tips
Click Here to Download Your Food Diary

Weight, Diet, & Nutrition websites

Recommended Websites for Weight, Diet and Nutrition

  1. American Heart Association
    http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/Nutrition-Center_UCM_001188_SubHomePage.jsp
  2. Use Tool Bar options

  3. Nutrition.gov
    http://www.nutrition.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=11&tax_level=1
    Providing easy, online access to government information on food and human nutrition for consumers. A service of the National Agricultural Library, USDA.

  4. HelpGuide.org
    http://www.helpguide.org/topics/diet_nutrition.htm

  5. ConsumerReports.org
    http://www.consumerreports.org/health/healthy-living/diet-nutrition/index.htm

    Evaluative Information on Diets, Dieting, Exercise Ratings; Health Foods; Vitamins and Supplements; Advice, and more.

  6. Health, Nutrition, and Diet
    http://www.cspinet.org/nutrition/

    Health, nutrition, and diet tips from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

  7. Diet and Nutrition
    http://www.netwellness.org/healthtopics/diet/

    Health information about Diet and Nutrition, Ask an Expert about Diet and Nutrition from experts in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio

  8. AMFI-Diet & Nutrition Resource Guide – Alternative Medicine
    http://amfoundation.org/diet_and_nutrition.htm

  9. WebMD
    http://www.webmd.com/diet/evaluate-latest-diets

    A review of over 50 popular diets can be found at WebMD.

Recipe Corner

Click a name to download the recipe.

Zucchini Lasagna
Thai Style Chicken Curry
Greek Style Flank Steak with Tangy Yogurt Sauce
Pork Chops in Cherry Sauce
Corn and Black Bean Burritos
Garden Turkey Meatloaf
Baja Style Salmon Tacos
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Sauce
Bowtie Pasta with Chicken, Broccoli, and Feta
Creamy Squash Soup with Shredded Apples
Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes
Baked Salmon Dijon
Chicken and Mushroom Fricassee
Eggplant Bruschetta
Oatmeal Pecan Waffles (or Pancakes)
Roasted Corn Salsa
Roasted Red Pepper and Toasted Orzo
Southwestern Beef Roll-Ups
Winter Crisp
Winter Squash and Kale Risotto with Pine Nuts

Watch a few of our USF Health Nutrition Videos by Dr. Denise Edwards, Director of USF Health Weight Clinic