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  • How Much Vitamin D Do We Really Need? November 20, 2017

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    In the multi-lettered world of vitamins and minerals, why did Vitamin D move to the top of the list…and should it be there? Following is a look at the paradox of the “sunshine vitamin,” critical to the body’s healthy function in numerous ways, ... Continue Reading

  • MIND Your Diet November 20, 2017

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    Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. – Hippocrates
    Food’s healing properties is a concept that stems back to the earliest days of medicine, but has taken on new significance as a natural way to ... Continue Reading

  • Sweet Surrender: Is Sugar Off the Table for Healthy Eaters? November 20, 2017

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    As we become more aware of what comprises healthy eating, sugar is increasingly viewed with a wary eye. Evidence is mounting that a sugar-filled diet – and the resulting weight gain – can lead to increased cholesterol, blood ... Continue Reading

  • Try a New Approach to Food in the New Year: Stop Dieting and Focus on Mindful Eating March 13, 2017

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    The dieting-overeating-weight regain cycle is almost inevitable, not because people fail diets but because diets fail people. It is important to understand that rebound overeating happens to almost everybody, and should not be viewed as an individual weakness or fault. The main reason diets ... Continue Reading

  • Smoothies: Nutrition That Goes Down Easy August 19, 2014

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    Freeze the fruit and boot up the blender—summer is the perfect time to develop a taste for smoothies. With the right ingredients, a day’s worth of vitamins and minerals can be packed into a remarkably healthy breakfast or working lunch. Smoothies can be found ... Continue Reading

  • Calorie Counting: A Weigh In August 19, 2014

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    Conventional wisdom: a calorie is a calorie, and to lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than you expend.

    Fast forward to today: all calories are not created equal. What makes up that calorie is more important than the ... Continue Reading

  • Eating Patterns and Good Health July 16, 2014

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    For generations, people have considered two distinctly different questions about eating habits: which diet is healthiest versus which diet results in the greatest weight loss. It has long been thought that the Mediterranean approach to eating is healthy, and new ... Continue Reading

  • Artificial Sweeteners vs. Sugar May 13, 2014

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    When you reach for the artificial sweetener, do you pick the pink, nab a yellow, prefer the blue or go green? The difference may be less important than you think.

    Each of the sweeteners contains a different FDA-approved main ingredient. For ... Continue Reading

  • Yogurt Culture January 27, 2014

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    Yogurt is recognized as a solid nutritional choice that delivers multiple benefits with each spoonful. It is made from pasteurized milk that has been fermented, and contains active cultures known as probiotics. Probiotics are live microbial food ingredients that, ... Continue Reading

  • Allergies: Food Allergies January 27, 2014

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    Peanut-free tables in school cafeterias, grade schoolers armed with EpiPens…it is impossible to miss the signs of almost 15 million Americans who cope with increasingly prevalent food allergies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 1997 ... Continue Reading