Ideas to help you eat more green at St. Patrick's Day (and throughout the year)

By Ali Spencer, RD

As the color green takes center stage in mid-March for St. Patrick’s Day, consider yourself lucky if you like vegetables, particularly the emerald variety. Nutrition science is increasingly demonstrating the benefits of eating green veggies. 

Nutrition Tip: Make half your plate fruits and vegetables

By Kary Woodruff

I am excited to be working with the 15 firefighters participating in the 2014 My Heart Challenge, sponsored by the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. But why should the firefighters be the only ones to benefit with nutrition tips? I'm planning to share a weekly nutrition tip throughout the Challenge, offering you a simple way to make those little changes in how and what you eat that will make a big difference in your heart health. 

Why Research is Important to the Intermountain Healthcare Mission

By Larry Hancock

We’re conducting approximately 600 research projects in the Urban Central Region of Intermountain Healthcare – Intermountain Medical Center, LDS Hospital, Alta View Hospital, Riverton Hospital and TOSH–The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital. There’s a simple reason why those projects are important to us: Because they’re important to the community. Research helps us improve the quality of the care we offer to the people who count on us for care.