Nutrition-wise blog

  1. April 11, 2014

    A bright light in the obesity statistics

    What factors contributed to the decline in obesity among low-income preschoolers from 2008 through 2011? And what can we learn from this trend?

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  2. April 3, 2014

    Heartburn medicines may be linked with vitamin B-12 deficiency

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

    Acid-controlling medications may do more than prevent heartburn. They may also interfere with vitamin B-12 absorption.

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  3. March 21, 2014

    Get in the habit of paying attention to portion sizes

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

    Want to get a handle on your weight? Start by understanding and controlling portion sizes.

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  4. March 14, 2014

    Whole-diet approach to preventing heart disease

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

    A whole-diet approach, such as the Mediterranean diet, is more effective for preventing heart attacks than low-fat, low-cholesterol diets are.

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  5. February 27, 2014

    Make forgiveness a habit

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

    Forgiveness is a choice you make to preserve your own health and well-being.

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  6. February 20, 2014

    Go nuts for good health

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

    A growing body of research suggests that nuts play a role in weight control and heart health.

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  7. February 8, 2014

    Guidelines point the way to better health

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

    What will new guidelines on preventing heart disease and obesity mean for you?

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  8. February 1, 2014

    Trans fat

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

    What's your response to FDA's announcement that partially hydrogenated oils — the major source of trans fat — may not be as safe as once thought?

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  9. January 22, 2014

    The 12 habits of highly healthy people

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

    Would you like to make positive improvements in your life? Then get on board with the 12 habits of highly healthy people.

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  10. January 11, 2014

    Food trends for 2014

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

    What food trends are on the way out? And which trends will take off in 2014?

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