Food For Thought

At Meth-Wick, we believe a healthy lifestyle starts with healthy food. Check in with our Food for Thought column to hear from our resident dietitian, head chef, and other staff about how to eat well at Meth-Wick, whether it is at home in your kitchen or with friends in our dining room.

Dietitian Tips: Healthy Eating for Healthy Aging


Eating right and staying fit are important no matter what your age. As we get older our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become especially important for good health. …

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Dietitian Tips: Healthy Tips for Dining Out


Making smart choices while eating out can be difficult. Sometimes where you eat is out of your control, especially when you are on the go. Here are some tips on …

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Dietitian Tips: Health Benefits of Plant-Based Eating

Let’s get to know one of the most common food trends in recent years. Plant-based meals are focused around plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts and plant-based …

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Dietitian Tips: Introducing the Bite App


The Bite app puts menus and nutritional information right at your fingertips. Bite users will see what’s on the daily dining menu. Users can look at individual items on the …

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Dietitian Tips: Spice Up Your Life – The Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices


Spices and herbs have been used as medicine for centuries. Some cultures with lower rates of chronic diseases use more spices than Westernized countries. Spices and herbs can replace substances …

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Dietitian Tips: Healthful Fats – Nuts and Seeds


Nuts and seeds have been part of the human diet for centuries and are increasingly recognized for a growing list of potential health benefits. Nuts and seeds are a rich …

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Dietitian Tips: The Health Benefits of Coffee


Every day, millions of people around the world wake up and set about the same task – making their morning cup of coffee. Depending on where you are, that cup …

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Dietitian Tips: Winter Vegetables – Adding Seasonal Produce To Your Diet


Winter vegetables are harvested late in the season and don’t spoil or rot easily. Some of the best produce to purchase in the winter includes root vegetables, such as potatoes, …

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Dietitian Tips: A Nutrition Plan for the Holidays


Despite the many temptations of the season, it’s possible to enjoy the holidays and maintain a healthy diet as long as you follow a few simple tips: The holiday season …

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Dietitian Tips: Pumpkin For Dinner


A chill is in the air, leaves are slowly changing colors, and pumpkin is in season! Pumpkin is a popular fall flavor that’s everywhere this time of year. You’ll find …

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