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Nutrition Advice & Tips

Christie RD

LEAP Into Action

Have you ever wondered if the foods you are eating are making you sick? Do you suffer from migraines, irritable bowel, fatigue, acid reflux, joint pain, or inability to lose weight? These are some of the common symptoms associated with food sensitivities. For many years food sensitivities have gone undiagnosed. They differ from allergies in […]

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Too Good to be True

One of the great misconceptions about healthy eating is that it isn’t satisfying. Unfortunately, when just thinking of making healthier changes, most people feel deprived. And, to be honest, when we dread something, we aren’t very likely to do it….self-defeating? Definitely! This week I hope to change the way you think about healthy foods. They […]

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Battle of the Bulge or Battle of the Sexes?

Is it the Battle of the Bulge or the Battle of the Sexes? When it comes to weight loss, there are physiological and psychological differences between men and women. Let’s talk about the WHY and the HOW of weight loss strategies for men and women. 1) The Fairness Factor: Men can lose weight more easily. […]

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Getting to Know The RD’s

We thought it would be fun to get to know our nutritionists a little better. So, I sat down with Christie and Lisa and asked them a few questions that we all would like to know. What is your favorite restaurant and why? Christie: Souther Roots- They have unique sides such as spaghetti Squash. Lisa: […]

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Spring Cleaning

It is that time of year again when the colors of spring abound and farm fresh produce begins to flourish. As a dietitian, I get very excited about the availability of fresh berries, lettuces, and other garden delicacies. When asked what my favorite food is, I have honestly answered, “vegetables.” Try not to hate me! […]

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Kids in the Kitchen Recipes

Rainbow Fruit Salad Apples Cantaloupe Blueberries Raspberries Kiwi Pineapple Peaches Grapes Strawberries Small amount of orange juice Slice apples and cut them into small pieces. Toss apples in small amount of orange juice and then drain orange juice out of the bowl. Cut up the other fruits into small pieces and add to the bowl. […]

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