April is National Soy Foods Month. What are your favorite soy products? Have you tried tempeh yet? Do you have edamame in your freezer to top salads? Soy foods are beneficial for health, though some question the safety of soy products. Here’s what you need to know. Soy foods are high in protein, versatile, […]
About Joy Lenz, RD
Joy completed her dietetic internship at Region’s Hospital in St Paul after which she worked in a hospital, out-patient, and nursing home settings. In 2013, she began teaching cooking classes at WCTC and discovered her passion for cooking in the kitchen with people. In the last several years, Joy transitioned to a plant-based lifestyle after researching its evidence-based health benefits and discovering how easy it was to implement.
March is National Nutrition Month. I want to give some practical tips this month to boost your nutritional status which will, in turn, help you achieve and maintain a healthier gut. Why in the world would you want a healthier gut you ask? Well, did you know that the bacteria in our gut are intertwined […]
February is American Heart Month! Sadly, heart disease is the number one killer in the US. In February, The Ommani Center and other organizations want to reinforce the importance of heart health. In most cases, heart disease is preventable. But we must adopt a healthy lifestyle and choose foods that support and heal our bodies […]