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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … 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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Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

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Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

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More Protein, Less Refined Starch

You want to lose weight, but are so confused by all of the information out there. Is it really calories in and calories out? Does the type of food you choose make a difference? Well, a newer study hopes to … Continue reading

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The TV Diet

When you think of things that go together, what comes to mind? Fred and Wilma, Lucy and Ethel, cookies and milk, peanut butter and jelly. What about watching TV and snacking? Are we right? When you sit down at night … Continue reading

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Socca Roasted Veggie Pizza {Gluten-free}

Are you looking for a quick, healthy, and tasty meal? Pizza is a tried and true favorite for men and women and kids of all ages. With the right crust and the right toppings (veggies, part-skim mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, tomato … Continue reading

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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Top 10 Red Foods

Since we are focusing on the heart this month, we thought that it would be fun to spotlight the top ten red foods that promote heart health (and are delicious, too!). Strawberries Raspberries Pomegranate Tomatoes Watermelon Beets Bell Pepper Red … Continue reading

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