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Nutrition Advice & Tips

Christie RD

Simple Solutions

We are continuing our segment on “Biting into a Healthy Lifestyle” in honor of National Nutrition Month. This week we highlight a very simple method of portion and calorie control, The Plate Method. Eating healthy foods in proper portions can be challenging and overwhelming at times. The Plate Method makes meal planning easy by using […]

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Facts about fat

March is National Nutrition Month and the theme for the month is “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle.” I wish National Nutrition month was every month! I wish that it is something that we thought about more than once a year. The goal is that “biting into a healthy lifestyle” should become part of the rhythm […]

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Join the Bandwagon!

March is National Nutrition Month, and you don’t want to miss your opportunity to join the bandwagon! This year’s theme is called Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle; encouraging the consumption of fewer calories, informed food choices, and daily exercise to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce incidence of chronic disease. Join us all […]

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One of my must-haves!

You know how you have those certain products that you cannot live without? Well, I am here today to share with you one of mine. It is Trader Joe’s garlic flavored olive oil. It has truly changed my life-Ok maybe a bit dramatic-but it has changed my cooking world. I always have at least 2 […]

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The Significance of Salmon

Many people know that salmon is a heart-healthy fish, but few know the extensive health benefits of enjoying this scrumptious food on a regular basis. Well known for its high omega 3 content, up to 2000mg in a 4 ounce serving; salmon is touted as a champion of anti-inflammatory foods. Most do not realize, however, […]

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Supporting Healthy Elimination

The human body is amazing! It regulates acid base balance, blood sugar, core temperature, sleep patterns, and body weight. It protects against infectious disease. It has detoxification pathways and antioxidant activity to fight free radical damage. And, it naturally eliminates toxins. If we want our bodies to be as good to us as they were […]

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Cold Weather Caution!

Most people guard against dehydration in the sweltering summer months. But, did you know it is much more common when it is frosty outside? It’s true. Respiratory fluid losses increase in the winter, and sweat evaporates more quickly when it is cold outside. Couple increased losses with decreased thirst cues and you have perfect conditions […]

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