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Honey Fraud

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In our most recent Food and Nutrition Magazine, “honey fraud” was alluded to which I’d like to share! There’s a number of ways fraudulent honey can occur: #1) Bees are fed syrup instead of foraging nectar from flowers #2) Falsified … Continue reading

Integrating Food as Lifestyle Medicine

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Nutrition clients are acutely aware that obesity, mood disorders, various cancers, Type 2 diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, types of cancers, etc. may be preventable and treatable via a myriad of lifestyle approaches. The flagship medical organization, American College of Lifestyle Medicine … Continue reading

Telomere length marker of overall health

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Nobel Prize for Medicine and Shaklee Scientific Board Advisor, discovered an enzyme that lengthens and protects chromosomes. Telomeres are caps on the end of each chromosome that protect against deterioration. Over time, our telomeres gradually become … Continue reading

Sodium Concern with Kid’s diets

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A recent study in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that “children’s and adolescent’s sodium intakes are incredibly high- almost 90% of children aged 6-18 in US consume diets that contain far more than current recommended intakes”. … Continue reading

Healthy Food Trends in 2017

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Registered Dietitians continue to recommend that we eat more food from the earth. Parade section of the January 1st newspaper listed popular foods that we we’ll consume more of in the new year: 1) Chick Peas, lentils and dry peas … Continue reading

Sensible Snacks

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Snacking has become a way of life so it must be nutrient-dense to not add empty calories to our meal plan or waist line. In order to be a conscientious “snack shopper” choose high protein and/or high fiber foods. Suggestions: … Continue reading

Essential Fatty Acid Market Widens for All Ages

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“Though the essential fatty acid (EFA) industry experienced its share of setbacks due to negative attention from the media regarding omega 3 fatty acids, future usage is on the upswing”, as per Karen Morse, MPH She continues…”Studies published in 2016 … Continue reading

Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

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According to Dr. Mercola, “fast foods along with other convenience meals may compromise health”. His article continues to state “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collected data on nearly 8,900 Americans of all age groups between 2003 and … Continue reading

New Organic High Protein Almond Milk

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Arriving in this week’s “Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics” was their endorsement of Orgain’s Organic Protein Almond Milk. And I paraphrase… Typically this type of milk provides less than 1 gram of protein per serving. Orgain’s almond … Continue reading

Obese Children and Vascular Health

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As per the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics “Food and Nutrition” (November/December), “the relationship between exercise and vascular function in overweight and obese children and adolescents was investigated in a meta-analysis published in the August issue of Pediatrics. Vascular function … Continue reading