Nutrition Newsletter

July 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

According to Dr. Takahashi, previous research done in the 1930s had shown that cutting calorie intake by 30% could extend life span in addition to health span — the amount of time before age-associated diseases such as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes develop.

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June 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

A new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism finds that in individuals with diabetes, the timing and composition of certain foods may be just as important as calories and portion control.

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April 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

We’re hearing more and more about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. A plant-based diet means most of our food choices come from plants.  

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March 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

In the world of dietary supplements, probiotics are a big deal. After vitamins and minerals, probiotics are the third most popular supplement purchased. From improving digestion to immunity, people take probiotics for various reasons. However, a new diet habit survey among individuals with cancer suggests that high-fiber foods may be more powerful for immune function…

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February 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

When most people think about type 2 diabetes, they likely picture adults that have developed the chronic disease due to a family history or as the result of age-related insulin resistance, sedentary lifestyle, and/or weight gain. However, type 2 diabetes is no longer seen as “adult-onset.” As the rate of childhood obesity increases, the rate…

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January 2022 Nutrition Newsletter

Despite what people may believe; dementia is not a normal part of aging. That said, dementia impacts 5.5 million older adults annually, and the CDC estimates that by 2060, 14 million people will be impacted by dementia. So, what do we do about it? The good news is that dementia can be at least partially…

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December 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

This time of year provides us with many opportunities to enjoy special foods and beverages. Perhaps some of these foods are favorites only available during these holidays. Some foods or treats have special memories. This brings us to this month’s positive resolution theme: Life’s too short to completely deprive yourself of these special foods and…

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November 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

Positive Resolutions: Memorable Foods These last two months of the year traditionally involve lots of “food” events, with people gathering for holiday celebrations. Most families have favorite dishes that they prepare for these events. After all, food tends to evoke memories.

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October 2021 Nutrition Newsletter

This months goal: Add a Snack Don’t take this as permission to add just any snack to your diet. Being home more during this past year has given us access to snacks 24/7. Did you increase your snacking because it was there? Or perhaps the anxiety and uncertainty encouraged you to eat? Have you changed…

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