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About Ximena Jimenez

Ximena Jimenez MS, RDN, LDN is a nutrition expert who believes that there is a strong connection between the way you nourish and treat your body and a positive and energetic life. Ximena proudly served as a national media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for seven years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition, and a Master’s Degree in Communications from Florida International University.

Tofu Stir-fry

By | May 15th, 2017|Nutrition|

Ingredients: 1 pound extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 3 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/4 tablespoon of minced ginger 1 cup shredded carrots 1 cup snow peas, trimmed 1 cup of chopped broccoli 1 cup of shredded red cabbage Halve refrigerated tofu into small rectangles. Marinade tofu in a soy sauce, fish sauce, [...]

8 Creative Ways to Pamper your Mother on Mother’s Day

By | May 8th, 2017|Nutrition|

As Mother's day is approaching and with so many choices out there to show her how much we care, hope the following ideas can make it easier for all: Prepare a nourishing meals for her: Nothing says I love you more than cooking for your mom. Keep in mind that you don't have to prepare [...]

6 Simple Ways to Beat Stress

By | April 13th, 2017|Nutrition|

Dealing with stress more effectively has become my main objective lately. Life is too short and, like most people, I certainly want to make the best out of it. Unfortunately, stress inducing situations happens all the time. That's why living a happy and healthy life may take some strategizing. Here are a few of the [...]

The Many Colors of Flavonoids

By | March 16th, 2017|Nutrition|

As a registered dietitian, I love Recommending nutritious foods that promote health and keep diseases at bay. That is when foods rich in flavonoids come to mind. This substance, partly responsible for the color of fruits and vegetables, has been found to be important for our wellbeing. Flavonoids are a diverse group of phytonutrients, natural [...]

6 Ways to a Healthy and Kindhearted Valentines’ Day

By | January 27th, 2017|Nutrition|

Love is in the air...Valentine's day give us that perfect opportunity to show our appreciation to our sweethearts, friends and family. Keep in mind that the day does not have to be all about chocolate and food. If you are going to splurge,  keep these healthy tips will keep your waistline in check: Be choosy: [...]

6 Ways to Stick to your New Year’s Resolution

By | January 6th, 2017|Diets, Nutrition|

Year after year, losing weight continues to be one of the top New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately many people give up along the way, whether because of lack of time, lack of persistence, or simply stress. I hope the following tips will help you succeed: Think small: The best way to achieve your resolutions to get [...]

11 Razones por las que no se Cumple Tu resolución de Perder Peso

By | January 2nd, 2017|Diets, Nutrition|

Año tras año he notado que una de las resoluciones más deseadas es la de perder peso y ponerse en forma. Pero aunque se comienza con las mejores intenciones del mundo, a las pocas semanas se hace cada vez más difícil la meta de ganarle la batalla a la balanza. Si esto te ha pasado [...]

21 Maneras de Ganarle la Batalla a la Balanza esta Navidad

By | December 19th, 2016|Nutrition|

Son tantas las tentaciones que nos rodean en los festejos de fin de año, que muchos ven su cintura aumentar al término de la temporada. Aquí tienes algunos tips para mantener tu silueta: No dejes de comer. Si saltas tus comidas durante el día, perderás control y seguramente  comerás en exceso en el festejo. Utiliza [...]

Which Foods To Eat When Breastfeeding: An Alternative Guide

By | November 15th, 2016|News|

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¡Ponle Picante a tu Vida!

By | October 4th, 2016|Nutrition|

Si disfrutas de los chiles y pimientos ya tienes varias razones para disfrutarlo.  Según un estudio reciente, el consumo regular de comida picante parece estar asociado a una vida más larga y placentera. Los chiles y pimienta de cayena tienen un componente, capsaicina, que está llamando la atención de expertos. Este ingrediente es el que [...]