Jun 20, 2018
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Nutrition and Aging

Age may be just a number, but it is also a factor in nutritional status. It’s no surprise that as we age our bodies change. Some of these changes heavily impact our nutritional status and needs, such as decreasing lean body mass. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, lean body mass declines about … [ Read More ]

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Diabetes Control

November is American Diabetes Month and in 2016 this month is all about promoting awareness and understanding of the disease. The American Diabetes Association states “We invite the diverse diabetes community to stand up and declare “This Is DiabetesTM.” Helping people understand diabetes is a big first step, as it is a complex disease and … [ Read More ]

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National Dairy Month, let’s celebrate!

June is national dairy month, but dairy is more than just milk, it also includes yogurt and cheese which expands the delicious and nutritious so much further! Bone health is what usually comes to mind as the major benefit of dairy consumption, and it is a great benefit, but it isn’t the only one! The … [ Read More ]

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The Skinny on Sodium

Sodium, table salt or sodium chloride (NaCl), however you refer to it, sodium seems to be everywhere. We hear about it on the news, pamphlets at the doctor’s office, on lab reports, and especially in food. The world seems to be in an uproar over this electrolyte, it is generally regarded as a harmful, vile … [ Read More ]

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