Nutrition Newsletter

Nutrition News- May 2018

I’m especially excited for this issue of the newsletter because it’s chock-full of resources to help make it easier to try a plant-based diet. Don’t miss the research story for the microbiome, which emphasizes a plant-based diet for good health. This issue also features great news about local foods and farmers’ markets just in time…

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Nutrition News-March 2018

A new analysis of scientific evidence from lead author Dr. Andrew Freeman evaluated medical evidence associated with healthy eating habits and current popular diet fads in the US. This months newsletter discusses two of the most popular fads and why you may want to think twice before trying them…

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Nutrition News- February 2018

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked. Potassium relaxes the blood vessels so that blood flows through them more easily, with less pressure. Also, the more potassium you consume, the more sodium your body will excrete in urine. A review of the…

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Nutrition News- January 2018

The holidays are full of parties and events that can make it hard to stick to a healthful eating pattern. Here are some tips to help make that easier! • Plan Ahead: Eat an apple, pear or other light snack before parties and festivities to curb hunger. • When You Contribute Food, Be Thoughtful: Bring…

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Nutrition News- December 2017

The holidays are full of parties and events that can make it hard to stick to a healthful eating pattern. My newsletter has some tips to help make that easier!

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Nutrition News- November 2017

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that Americans gain an average of 0.4 to 1.8 pounds each year during the holidays. Unfortunately, that weight isn’t likely to disperse with the holiday cheer – it tends to stick around. Inside this months Nutrition Newsletter is a quick tip to help prevent…

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