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Go Nuts!

Do you love nuts? Nuts are a healthy food to include in your diet. As plant foods, they are naturally cholesterol-free. Studies have shown that including nuts in the diet is good for your heart and [...]

Caffeine and Your Beverages

If you follow my social media posts, you've probably noticed that I love coffee. I grew up in a household of coffee drinkers, so that wonderful smell of coffee brewing in the morning is a familiar [...]

Simple Banana Muffins

I know a lot of people who eat at least one banana a day. Yet it seems that no matter how you try to pick the perfect bunch, you usually end up with a couple of [...]

A New Take on Stuffing

My family had many food traditions that I treasure, but sometimes I also like to shake things up a little and veer off the regular menu. Other than poultry, mashed white potatoes, and whipped sweet potatoes, [...]

Dietitians: We’re For Real

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The number of registered dietitians has grown five fold since 1969, and there are now about 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. [...]

Trends in Wellness: CBD

Have you been seeing ads for CBD products popping up everywhere? What's the deal? You may be wondering, what is a dietitian-nutritionist writing about CBD for? Since there is a lot of confusion, I want you [...]

Keeping the Fun in “Fun-Size”

Halloween seems to usher in "candy season" in grade schools, where there seems to be ongoing parties through the end of the year. You may read some articles this week that talk about the "best" or [...]

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