• Continue reading Fresh Focus “Heart to Home” episodes: #61-63

    July 2, 2022

    In each episode of this six-episode Heart to Home series on the Fresh Focus podcast, VA dietitians are dishing out heart health tips from hospital discharge to home.

  • Continue reading VA Telehealth improves access to nutrition services

    May 26, 2022

    Veterans access Nutrition and Food Services programs offered by VA with technology like VA Video Connect. Virtual visits have positive impact.

  • Continue reading Make your diet Mediterranean

    May 14, 2022

    Mediterranean diet is known for its anti-inflammatory health benefits that may improve blood pressure levels, lower cholesterol and more.

  • Continue reading Healthier kidneys through your kitchen

    March 26, 2022

    Dietitians with Lexington VA developed a Healthier Kidneys Through Your Kitchen program with medical nutrition therapy to slow disease progression.

  • Continue reading Fresh Focus episodes #55-57: Celebrating National Nutrition Month

    March 12, 2022

    March is National Nutrition Month and the VA dietitians with the Fresh Focus podcast encourage us to “Celebrate a World of Flavors.”

  • Continue reading National Nutrition Month: Celebrate a world of flavors

    March 6, 2022

    National Nutrition Month - This year we are celebrating nutrition and food from cultures and cuisines around the world.

  • Continue reading Your Commissary challenges Veterans for National Nutrition Month

    February 22, 2022

    Your Commissary challenges Veterans to supercharge nutrition in March. March is National Nutrition Month. Are you up for the challenge?

  • Continue reading Have your snacks and protect your heart

    February 19, 2022

    Snacks are a bridge between meals to help keep us full and energized. They also help increase our consumption of the important food groups.

  • Continue reading Fiber – A “super” food to add to your diet

    January 30, 2022

    Good for heart and gut health, fiber can reduce the risk of diabetes and some cancers, and aid with weight loss. It is rich in vitamins and minerals.

  • Continue reading What’s food got to do with it? Tina Turner tune leads to thoughts of healthy food

    November 1, 2021

    Tina Turner tune took VA dietitian back to a basic question: What’s food got to do with the many benefits of a healthy lifestyle?

  • Continue reading Fresh Focus S7 #36: How to grow herbs on your own at home

    October 16, 2021

    This Fresh Focus episode regards herbs. Registered dietitian nutritionist Loran Morris hosts, with a guest appearance from her grandparents.

  • Continue reading Farmers Markets celebrate the season

    September 6, 2021

    Farmers’ markets are a great way for Veterans to support small businesses and engage with your community. Some are at VA locations.