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Alcohol and Weight Gain

An occasional drink during the week or when celebrating the New Year can have a negligible effect on your weight.  However, drinking daily or binge drinking can contribute to unwanted weight gain and poor sleep: Alcohol and Weight Gain.  Look at how many calories you drink with the NIH alcohol calorie counter and see how you can reduce your intake to help with…

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How to Get Adequate Protein in the Vegan Diet*

Simply Vegan shows how easy it can be to get adequate protein on a vegan diet.  Here are some sample vegan menus and the protein content of selected vegan proteins: Protein in the Vegan Diet *See your Registered Dietitian to personalize your vegan diet and to ensure you are getting    adequate protein and calories.  

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How to Lose Weight and Build Muscle

Experts offer six tips for losing weight while building muscle:  How to Lose Weight while Building Muscle 

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Health Benefits of Holiday Herbs and Spices

Research supports that some Holiday herbs and spices have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  So, “add spice to your life”, enjoy your favorite Holiday recipes, and reap the possible health benefits:  Health Benefits of Holiday Herbs and Spices

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Best Foods to Eat when You’re Sick

The flu and cold season is upon us.  Contrary to popular belief, “Feed a cold, starve a fever,” it is important to stay hydrated and nourished.  In addition to getting plenty of rest, here are some healthy foods to help speed up your recovery:  What to Eat when You’re Sick

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How to Truss and Roast a Turkey

Cookinglight.com shows how to perfectly truss and roast a turkey in just three steps: 1. Lift and Tuck, 2. Tie Legs Together, 3. Baste: How to truss and roast a turkey

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Eating Disorders at Midlife and Beyond

Here Dr. Margo Maine discusses how the pressures of women can promote the onset of eating disorders and how we can prevent it: eating disorders in midlife and beyond

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Registered Dietitian’s 5 Eating Rules to a Healthy Diet

Registered Dietitian, Abby Langer, shares 5 eating rules to a healthy diet that allows for indulgences in moderation without all the guilt:   5 Eating Rules for a Healthy Diet  

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How to “Treat” Halloween with Our Children: Healthy Halloween Tips

Happy Halloween! Our children wait all year for this one day to dress up as their favorite character and go trick or treating.  Here are some tips to help keep your children’s Halloween fun, safe, and healthy: Be sure to keep to a regular eating schedule. Eat breakfast, lunch, and a healthy dinner before going…

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Sticks and Bones may Break my Bones and Words can Really Hurt Me

In September 2016 Gruze-Salucore Eating Disorders resource catalogue, Dr. Nancy Logue, PhD, and Jill Shaffer, RD, CEDRD discuss how media, social, family, and individual body image ideals become increasingly unrealistic and their ill effects.  In their campaign, Change the Message, they empower individuals and communities to stop “BadBodyTalk”.  In this article, they share the 5…

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