Nutrition-wise blog

  • April 19, 2017

    Diet and overactive bladder

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Bladder control problems are common as we age. Drinking less may help, but what other steps can you try?

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  • April 19, 2017

    Omega-3 fatty acids and heart disease

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    If you're worried about heart disease, eating fish twice a week could reduce your risk of heart attack.

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  • April 05, 2017

    Can diet influence mental health?

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Growing evidence suggests a link between diet and mental health. Just another reason to eat plenty of fruits and veggies.

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  • March 31, 2017

    Why variety matters

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Variety is critical to a healthy diet. Yet the diversity of species contributing to our food supply is declining. What does it mean and what can you do?

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  • March 24, 2017

    Eat well to age well

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Your diet and weight can have an impact on the way you age.

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  • March 15, 2017

    Family meals and your weight

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Eating family meals can have health benefits. Just be sure to avoid these missteps.

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  • March 03, 2017

    Put your best fork forward

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Want to eat healthier but can't seem to make the transformation? Try tackling it one forkful at a time.

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  • March 01, 2017

    Why diet still matters after bariatric surgery

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    Weight-loss surgery means you don't have to diet, right? Wrong. Learn what dietary changes must be followed after surgery.

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  • Feb. 24, 2017

    Simplifying food date labels

    By Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D.

    Proposed changes to food date labels could reduce confusion — and food waste.

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  • Feb. 07, 2017

    Is it time for an oil change?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D.

    The quantity of omega-6 fatty acids in the American diet has greatly increased. And so has the incidence of obesity. Is there a link?

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