Category: Food & Nutrition

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There isn’t a better time than summer to enjoy fresh fruit. But maybe you’re getting tired of strawberries and watermelon, and it’s time to explore something new. Have you tried a pluot? What about a tangor? These are examples of hybrid fruit. Hybrid fruits are created through natural breeding – they are not genetically modified …

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With many of the current events around the world, there has been a renewed emphasis on immune function. While there are many factors that can contribute to the health of your immune system, nutrition can play an extremely vital role. Nutrients – including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals – directly influence your body’s ability to …

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Every year in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates its annual nutrition education campaign entitled National Nutrition Month®. They describe it as an effort to “focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits”. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”, which was used …

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By Adam DuPree, RD/LDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager As we ring in the new year many will start thinking about resolutions, with the most common being “to lose weight”. While this is a healthful decision it is very broad and often lacks the proper setup for success. We tend to look for the newest trend or …

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