Nutrition-wise blog

  1. July 25, 2014

    Add this habit to your health regimen Strength and flexibility training

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

    Healthy eating and regular exercise are key to good health. Strength and flexibility are important but often overlooked components of overall fitness.

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  2. July 15, 2014

    Most women and young children should eat more fish

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

    FDA offer new advice on fish for women and children in recognition of its nutritional value during growth and development before birth and into childhood.

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  3. July 8, 2014

    Farmers market: A healthy way to buy local

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

    Visiting a farmers market is one way to buy local and eat healthier.

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  4. June 26, 2014

    Get into the habit of trying new things

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

    Bored with your regular routine? Spice things up by trying something new, like a cooking class or a new sport.

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  5. June 18, 2014

    Eating for eye health

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

    Carrots aren't the only food that helps protect vision and prevent eye diseases. See what else to eat for eye health.

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  6. May 29, 2014

    For your health make it a habit to get adequate sleep

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

    Inadequate sleep doesn't just make you cranky, over time it also increases your risk of health problems, such as hypertension, diabetes, depression and obesity.

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  7. May 22, 2014

    Break free from osteoporosis

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

    Are you at risk of osteoporosis? Find out and learn how to lower your risk.

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  8. May 13, 2014

    Is it time to update the '5 a Day' advice?

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

    Aim higher for good health. Seven servings of vegetables and fruits offer greater benefits.

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  9. May 9, 2014

    New food labels: Calories and serving sizes to change

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

    Should the serving size on food labels be changed to reflect the fact that Americans eat more today than they did 20 years ago?

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  10. April 25, 2014

    Make prevention a habit

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

    Regular health screening are an important part of staying healthy. Ask your doctor which screening tests you need based on your history and risk factors.

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