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Spicy Chili Turkey Pitas

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Date Posted:
March 10, 2014

Like a taco, but tucked in a pita! As a meal for four that costs $10 or less, Spicy Chili Turkey Pockets hit the mark for a quick and easy family supper or for a hearty lunch on the weekend.

  • Planning and Prep

    Julienne Vegetables

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Finding fun and new ways to serve vegetables – like julienning – can make it easier to get the two and a half cups we need every day. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Food Safety When Dining Outdoors

    Picnics, campouts and tailgates are a few of the great reasons to eat outdoors. Just follow these tips from Torey Armul, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, to make sure your next cookout adventure doesn't come with a case of food poisoning. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Safely Pack Your Lunch

    A packed lunch can be a great way to eat healthfully when you're away from home. Whether you are packing your child's lunch for school or your own lunch for work, there are important food safety practices you must remember. Sonya Angelone, MS, RDN, CLT, provides tips on how to keep bacteria away while packing lunch. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Food Safety When Hosting a Party

    Hosting a party is a fun way to bring food, friends and family together. Whether you're hosting a sit-down dinner or buffet-style reception, it's important to serve food that is not only delicious but safe, too. Watch as Nancy Farrell, MS, RDN, offers tips to keep your party safe from food poisoning. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Jerk Chicken Kebabs Recipe Video

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Ready to head outside and grill up nutritious Jerk Chicken Kebabs? Watch Angela Ginn, RDN, LDN, CDE, make this hassle-free dish, featuring proper food preparation techniques so you can see how it's done each step of the way.

    View the recipe here.

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  • Multimedia

    How to Grill Safely Video

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Love to grill? Registered dietitian nutritionist Jim White offers tips to grill safely and avoid common mistakes that might result in food poisoning. View Video

  • Vitamins and Supplements

    What Is Iron?

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    Iron in food exists as two types, heme and non-heme. A good way to improve your iron intake is by eating a balanced, healthy diet that includes a variety of foods. View Video

  • Nutrition

    What Meat Nutrition Labels Mean

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    Buying hamburger meat, chicken breasts or pork chops? Do you know what the nutrition labels mean? Since 2012, certain meat products have required nutrition labeling. Having this nutrition information available allows shoppers to make a more informed choice in the meat aisle. View Video

  • Wellness

    Heart Health and Diet

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. About 92 million people in the United States have some form of heart/cardiovascular disease — that's about 29 percent of the population. Many of these deaths and risk factors are preventable, and food choices have a big impact on your heart's health, even if you have other risk factors. View Video

  • Nutrition

    Breasts vs. Thighs: Which Is More Nutritious?

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    For more than a decade, the preference for poultry, especially chicken, has been increasing in the United States. Eating away from home more often has been cited as one reason. For others, the choice was made for health reasons. Poultry (without the skin) is often recommended as a substitute for red meat, since it is lower in saturated fat. Although leaner cuts of beef and pork are available. View Video

  • Resources

    What are the qualifications of a registered dietitian nutritionist?

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    A registered dietitian nutritionist is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including earning a bachelor's degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). View Video

  • Diseases and Conditions

    How an RDN Can Help with Diabetes

    Maintaining a healthy blood sugar level is essential to managing diabetes, and choosing nutritious foods and monitoring portion sizes help keep blood sugar levels as stable as possible. If you have diabetes, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) can help manage the disease while ensuring you get the nutrients you need. View Video

  • Lifestyle

    Helpful Tips for Healthy Holiday Parties

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    The holidays are a great time for gathering with friends and family over food and drinks. With just a little preparation, you can enjoy celebratory foods mindfully and still experience all that the season has to offer. View Video

  • Wellness

    4 Types of Foods to Help Boost Your Memory

    Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

    The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you'd eat to nourish and protect your heart. Strengthen recall by adding these foods to your diet. View Video

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Kidney Disease: High- and Moderate-Potassium Foods

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    If you have kidney disease, your doctor or RDN will let you know if you need to avoid foods high in potassium. The following list shows examples of foods that are high and moderate in potassium. View Video

  • Nutrition

    Processed Foods: What's OK and What to Avoid

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Processed food has a bad reputation as a diet saboteur, but processed food is more than boxed macaroni and cheese, potato chips and drive-thru hamburgers. Here's how to sort the nutritious from the not-so-nutritious. View Video

  • Wellness

    4 Types of Foods to Help Boost Your Memory

    Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

    The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you'd eat to nourish and protect your heart. Strengthen recall by adding these foods to your diet. View Video

  • Resources

    National Nutrition Month®

    National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. View Video

  • Nutrition

    The Basics of the Nutrition Facts Label

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Get to know the basics of the Nutrition Facts label, and understand the parts and pieces, from serving size, total calories and fat to percent of Daily Values. View Video

  • Weight Loss

    4 Metabolism Myths and Facts

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Why can one person eat like a growing teenager and not gain a pound, while another person's every indulgence shows up on the scale? Chalk it up to individual differences in metabolism, muscle mass and physical activity. View Video

  • Safety Tips

    Is Raw Seafood Safe To Eat?

    Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

    People have been eating raw seafood from the beginning of time. But does that mean we should be doing so now? Get expert advice on consuming raw seafood. View Video

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