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Meal Replacement Products Criteria

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It’s important to keep in mind that meal replacement products aren’t recommended as a total substitute for food, as per KC Wright, MS, RDN, LD. Her article featured in Today’s Dietitian list tips that clients should be aware of when … Continue reading

Grocery Store Counseling leads to Healthier Eating

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Adults with hypertension who received grocery store-based nutrition counseling by registered dietitians moved towards a healthier eating pattern and reduced consumption of sodium, fats, and added sugars, according to a study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. It … Continue reading

Vitamin D-A Wonder Nutrient

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PLOS Journal recently published studies from Creighton University of Omaha suggesting that certain levels of Vitamin D correlate with a “markedly lower” risk of breast cancer. It is capable of lowering a person’s risk of different forms of cancer and … Continue reading

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