Category Archives: Nutrition

The Super Bowl of Super Foods

by Lacy Davidson, MS, RDN, LD, CDE, RYT, Nourish Appalachia Gearing up for the big game? I have to admit, at the very moment I’m writing this I have absolutely no idea which teams are even playing in Sunday’s game. … Continue reading

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A New Label May Be Coming to Your Table

National Nutrition Month guest blog post by Karen Sandusky, RDN Believe it or not, the current Nutrition Facts Panel is more than twenty years old! Without a doubt, this very familiar illustration is in need of an information and design … Continue reading

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Diabetes Alert Day! Lower your risk, manage your health

National Nutrition Month guest post by Jamie Thompson, RD If you don’t have diabetes, great! Let’s keep it that way. If you do, let’s manage it and keep you healthier longer! Here are some pointers regarding carbohydrates: Work with your … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health…

… while Enjoying the Taste of Eating Right! Guest post by Danielle Brooks, RDN, LD This year, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic’s theme for National Nutrition Month is Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right. This is a great theme. … Continue reading

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Keep it simple: Eat real food!

Guest post by Jamie Thompson, RD “You’re a dietitian?” Asked the young and severely overweight man scanning my groceries. “Yep,” I replied. After a short pause he asked, “So what is the fastest way to lose weight?” Without hesitation I … Continue reading

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Re-focus on Healthy Habits and “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

National Nutrition Month® (NNM) is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). Every March since 1973, the Academy, registered dietitian nutritionists, and dietetic technicians take extra … Continue reading

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Easy ways to reduce sodium, improve cardiovascular health

As American Heart Month 2014 draws to a close, we’d like to share some tips from Quality Insights of Pennsylvania (the Pennsylvania Quality Improvement Organization) on reducing sodium to improve cardiovascular health. We all know that reducing sodium is an … Continue reading

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