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Healthy Meals for Thanksgiving Day

Submitted by Get Healthy Heights on November 23, 2015 at 3:27pm.
Get Healthy Heights Columbia Community Partnership for Health

As we prepare for Thanksgiving Day, it is sometimes hard to figure out healthy alternatives to our traditional holiday foods. Many of our favorite foods are high in calories and fat, serving ourselves seconds, or even thirds, does not help our waistline either. Thanksgiving dinner does not have to affect your weight. With a little help, you can help your family enjoy healthier alternatives on Thanksgiving Day.

Dr. Wahida Karmally, from the Irving Institute at Columbia University Medical Center, worked on two recipe books with the National Institutes of Health on heart healthy cooking:

Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style

Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes

She will also be presenting at the upcoming Eat Your Way to a Healthy Heart health lecture at the Columbia Community Partnership for Health on December 1.

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