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EP #1111: SUMMER SHORTS -Easy & Delicious Ways To Increase Your Fiber With Liz Weiss, RD

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Lisa is joined by Liz Weiss who shares some great ways to get more fiber in your diet From www lizshealthytable comI m a registered dietitian nutritionist and I ve been passionate about healthy food family nutrition and vibrant living for over 30 years Helping you your family and the people around you discover the joy of wholesome and delicious food is not just my job it s my mission I have two grown boys Josh and Simon and for years I was up to my elbows tackling the daily grind of packing lunches making endless visits to the grocery store planning meals and managing fussy eating But I m reporting here that the journey was fun and fulfilling and my boys grew up to be adventurous eaters Five family cookbooks later plus free recipes online resources and hundreds of podcast episodes my boys have flown the coop and I ve shifted my culinary and nutrition focus to a topic that s near and dear to my heart and something we all need longevity Living an anti-aging lifestyle is all about moving our bodies more and choosing foods that fight conditions like heart disease and cancer bolster brain health and sharpen vision To that end I always try to practice what I preach I walk almost every day do yoga and ride the stationary bike I have a real food philosophy which is all about adding food groups to the diet not taking them away No deprivation I crave simplicity colorful fruits and vegetables and easy-to-find everyday ingredients that make mealtime a breeze A bit about my background After four years as an undergrad at the University of Rhode Island and a dietetic internship at the Oregon Health Sciences University in 2004 I partnered with a friend to create Meal Makeover Moms which received an incredible response from families and fellow health professionals and even won the 2015 Media Excellence Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics We retired that site in 2017 and that s when Liz s Healthy Table was launched Liz s Healthy Table hosts a blog with exciting plant-forward recipes yes some include a small amount of animal protein including Cauliflower Mac amp Cheese Corny Salmon Cakes Kale amp Pine Nut Pesto and Beef amp Bean Tacos And I have a new podcast called EAT DRINK LIVE LONGER which features exciting longevity-themed food and nutrition episodes on the benefits of eating more pulses pre-diabetes and the anti-inflammatory diet