Category: Nutrition



High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Smoothie 101

Smoothies. Those fruity, refreshing, icy-cold beverages that just scream, “summer.” But if you buy the ones at the market or from the local smoothie shoppe, you could be taking in far more calories than you bargained for. And on top … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Oh those little red jewels of summer! Strawberries. Sweet and juicy, we fight off our kids to stake our claim when we bring them home from the farmer’s market.  Who knew that something so delicious could be so good for you? … Continue reading

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Summertime Diet Destroyers

Summer is in full swing. That means going to the beach, pool parties, ball games, state fairs, and backyard bbqs. That also means a lot of high-calorie, high-fat, high-sugar, and high-salt foods that are bound to wreck your waistline. Here … Continue reading

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Fresh and Fruity

Spring and Summer are our favorite seasons as it’s when the best fruits are available. Produce stands at markets and farmer’s market stalls are brimming with so many colors of the rainbow. Super sweet strawberries, gem-like apricots, luscious mangoes, and … Continue reading

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Get Your Grill On!

So, the 4th of July is in about a week, and we know what that means – people all over the place will be firing up their grills and having parties. Whether you’re a grilling pro or are just beginning to get your … Continue reading

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Eat like a Nutritionist

A lot of people assume that all Nutritionists and Dietitians eat “perfect” diets all the time- that we’re only eating fruits and veggies and never eating anything fried or sweet. While it’s unrealistic to eat “perfectly” (and please define what … Continue reading

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Cherry-licious!

We are so excited that we just entered cherry season! Eating fresh cherries brings back so many wonderful childhood memories of summertime – swimming, playing with friends, and of course, spitting those pits. But did you know that cherries are … Continue reading

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Are You in a Food Rut?

Do you find yourself eating the same things, day after day? Is it because you like the predictability of routine or because you just don’t know how or what to cook? If you are struggling with your weight, have low … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

You’ve heard it over and over again – breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So, now you make sure you eat a smart meal every morning. Congrats! Then it’s off to work or school, or a busy … Continue reading

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