Nuts: A Healthy Option in a Small Portion

  By Linda Leising, RD A Harvard study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in November 2013 found that the more often nuts were consumed, the less likely participants were to die of cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. This observational study, “Association of Nut Consumption

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Problematic Food and Drug Pairings

by Courney Moskal Some foods just make a delicious combination – milk and cookies, chocolate and peanut butter, macaroni and cheese! But when it comes to combining foods with medication, your physician (not your taste buds) should be consulted. Milk products can block the absorption of certain

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Pre-game Planning For the Holidays!

by Shannon Traphagen We all love the holidays. It’s a time of family gatherings, endless tables of food, work parties, and grandmother telling you, “Eat, I didn’t cook all this to go to waste.” But surviving the holidays is all about strategy. There’s no need to wave

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The Scoop on Blueberries

(MC) – Millions of people enjoy blueberries because they taste good and are versatile enough to be part of many different menu items. Blueberries, however, are also nutrient-rich and offer a host of health benefits, one of which may be slowing down the aging process. This isn’t

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Nutrition Matters

Every day we learn more and more about the foods we eat and how they affect our health. Read about some of the things that you should be aware of and why paying attention to labels is a serious matter. did you know? food allergies   (FDA)

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Overweight and Obese Preschoolers Lose More Weight and Keep it off When Parent is also Treated

Parental involvement is an important part of treating overweight and obese preschoolers, says Teresa Quattrin. Parent involvement in the primary care setting results in sustained weight loss for parent and child; parents had an average 14-pound loss By Ellen Goldbaum Release Date: July 24, 2014 Share This  Print

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Enjoy Healthy Summer Grilling 


Forget hotdogs and hamburgers. Make healthy grilled food a hit at your summer cookout by incorporating fruits, veggies, lean meats and low-fat marinades. “When we think of the grill, we automatically think of hamburgers,” said Patricia Salzer, a registered dietitian and health and wellness consultant with Univera

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