Tag Archives: diet

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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Cardiovascular health tips, resources for American Heart Month

Heart disease and stroke are the first and fourth leading causes of death in the United States, and heart disease is responsible for 1 of every 4 deaths in the country. In recognition of American Heart Month in February, the … Continue reading

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New Cardiovascular Risk, Management Guidelines Released

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and other specialty societies, have released new guidelines on four cardiovascular health topics. Brief descriptions of the changes are … Continue reading

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What’s the Dish on DASH?

Maintaining healthy eating habits can seem especially challenging during the holidays, but it can be easy to stay on track with the DASH Diet on Thanksgiving.  DASH stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, and it’s a lifelong approach to … Continue reading

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