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Making the Most of Your Medication Regimen

An opinion piece written by Katherine Tom MS, RDN, LD, CDCES What is semaglutide? Its a popular drug that belongs to a class of medications that are called glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists .... read more

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Why You Don't Have To Track Calories to Reach Your Nutrition Goals

Its been long referenced in the nutrition space that we are a part of to encourage clients and patients to track their calories particularly when the end goal is weight management. In fact in 2008 a.... read more

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Skyr: Homemade Instant Pot Version

6 HOURS | 8 SERVINGS | HIGH PROTEIN, LOW-FAT, LOW CARB *homemade skyr nutrition facts vary  120-160 calories/5oz. serving <10g carb and ~17g protein/serving INGREDIENTS 1 gallon skim cow's mil.... read more

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Eating and Feeding On the Go

The Car Cooler Before I became a parent, I used a cooler for beach and fishing trips only. Now its become a year-round staple in my car, nestled between two car seats. Even if your kids are much ol.... read more

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How To Eat Less Sugar: Replacing Sugar Alcohols

Its probably not going to come as a surprise to you that eating more whole and fresh foods in their least processed form appears to yield greater health benefits than eating a diet composed mainly o.... read more

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Chicken Sausage Scramble

Chicken Sausage Scramble 6 servings | 25 minutes | Per serving: ~122 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 5g carbohydrates, 8g protein Ingredients: 3 cups Russet Potato (washed, peeled and diced).... read more

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School Lunches Made Easy

Pack a healthy lunch by breaking up your child's nutrition needs into these three key areas: protein, carbohydrate and fat. Then add color--think deep red, green, blue, orange and purple to make certa.... read more

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The MIND Diet: A combination diet for cognitive health

What is the MIND diet? The MIND diet is a hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet (a pattern of eating aimed at lowering blood pressure) which has been studied for its positive effects on .... read more

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Loss of Smell or Taste: What's Next?

Losing a sense, especially taste and smell -- both so intimately connected to the pleasure, selection and enjoyment of food, can be disorienting. The purpose of this blog is to briefly address what .... read more

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Does fruit turn into sugar?

Fruit provides an abundance of nutrition: antioxidants, water, vitamins, minerals and energy--aka "fructose" a long sugar chain that gets broken down into glucose (the body's preferred fuel source) .... read more

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