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Celiac Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Italian study shows that Celiac Disease may coincide with diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in children.  Selective screening for Celiac Disease is recommended in children diagnosed with Irritable Bowel Syndrome: http://consumer.healthday.com/respiratory-and-allergy-information-2/food-allergy-news-16/bowel-illnesses-sometimes-coincide-in-kids-687026.html

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Food Shaming

See how food shaming can be so harmful and ways you can start to break free of it: http://www.womenshealthmag.com/nutrition/food-shaming

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Nonsense Behind the “Best Diet” Claims

Accumulation of scientific evidence shows that there is no one diet that fits All:  http://www.foodnavigator.com/Science-Nutrition/Cutting-carbs-gluten-or-fat-The-utter-nonsense-behind-claims-to-be-the-best-diet

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Men (and Women and Families) with Eating Disorders are Slow to get Help:

Act now to get help!  Break the cycle of what is passed down from one generation to the next.  See how others fought their battles with eating disorders: Study shows men with eating disorders are slow to get help.  Visit the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) and  Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) for more information.

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March is National Nutrition Month: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

National Nutrition Month 2014 Newsletter <– please click this link to preview and download our 2014 March Newsletter. If in the main news feed, please click (read more) to open blog post.

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Finding your Own Voice with an Eating Disorder

Listen to the NEDA and AED interviews to help you understand more about eating disorders: “Voice of Ed:” Externalizing the Eating Disorder

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Easy Ways to Increase your Child’s Fruit and Vegetable Intake

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Easy Ways to Increase your Child’s Fruit and Vegetable Intake
1. Serve salad or vegetables with each meal.
2. Serve a piece of fruit at each meal or snack (fresh, canned, dried or frozen).
3. Sprinkle walnuts or almonds on cereal, salads or vegetables.

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Eating Healthy in College

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Halloween Tips for Your Trick or Treater

Many children go door-to-door in their neighborhood every year and are treated to mostly candy that is high in calorie, high in sugar and with no nutrient value. Listed below are alternatives to candy treating, as well as, guidelines for limiting Halloween candy consumption.

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7 Tips to Clean Up Your Diet

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