By Kira Jennings, MS and Christine Tenekjian, MPH, RDN/LDN, NBC-HWC, Duke Lifestyle and Weight Management Center
In our ever-changing world, many of us are struggling with our lives getting increasingly busy again. We are always seeking convenient foods that require little to no cooking/prep time. Plenty of food options are nutritious and able to contribute to balanced meals for these lifestyles.
We must start with a balanced plate to have a healthy, convenient meal. Putting together a meal in a hurry can be stressful, but if you combine a simple protein, some vegetables, and a healthy carbohydrate food (e.g., fruits, whole grains), your healthy meal will be complete within minutes.
About Duke Lifestyle & Weight Management Center Nutrition Consultations
Our registered dietitians /nutritionists will conduct a nutrition assessment and create a plan with you that addresses your weight and health goals. Your nutritionist will learn about your personal needs and then assist with creating a nutrition plan and setting lifestyle goals to help you adopt healthier eating habits. During regular visits, you’ll learn how to plan meals that can be adapted to your preferences or if you have cultural eating limitations, food allergies, or other intolerances.
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