Author: <span class="vcard">Florencia Tagliavini</span>

Can My Baby Have Nut Butter?

Can My Baby Have Nut Butter?

Can My Baby Have Nut Butter? By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist For as long as I can remember, peanuts and other tree nuts where a definite “no-no” for babies, but now, guidelines show that early exposure to these could actually significantly decrease the chances of your […]

The Mediterranean Diet For Healthy Aging

The Mediterranean Diet For Healthy Aging

The Mediterranean Diet For Healthy Aging By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist The Mediterranean diet has been one of the most extensively researched diets or eating patterns in relation to health, disease prevention, and treatment. Numerous studies show that this eating pattern can aid in weight loss, […]

Gado Gado – An Indonesian Dish

Gado Gado – An Indonesian Dish

Gado Gado – An Indonesian Dish By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Daydreaming about our 2 month Bali trip back in 2016 – I kept remembering that incredible spicy peanut sauce that was served with many dishes. “Gado Gado”, which is one of the well-known typical dishes […]

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

How To Get Enough Protein When Eating A Plant-Based Diet

How to Get Enough Protein When Eating a Plant-Based Diet By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Many people who are interested in a vegetarian diet or eating more plant-based are concerned about getting enough protein. It may take vegetarians, especially vegans, a little extra work to meet […]

How Can Nuts Help Manage & Prevent Diabetes?

How Can Nuts Help Manage & Prevent Diabetes?

By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist The CDC estimates as of 2017 that 23.1 million people are diagnosed with diabetes and an additional 7 million are living with diabetes undiagnosed. That’s a lot of us! How can we better manage and prevent diabetes in some cases? Diet […]

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter

Spotlight on Blanched Almond Butter By Florencia Tagliavini, Nutritionist Blanched almonds have had their brown skin removed, therefore the color of the butter made with these almonds is different than the standard almond butter. The texture is a bit smoother, the taste is slightly different […]