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What Does This Year’s National Nutrition Month Theme Mean to You?

By Taylor Wolfram / March 6, 2017

When you hear “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” what does it mean to you? While the official messaging is that “each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices” and “making small changes during National Nutrition Month and over time, helps improve health now and into the future,” I’d like to share…

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Give up Dieting in the New Year

By Taylor Wolfram / December 29, 2016
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This is the time of year many people make New Year’s resolutions, often involving perceived healthy behaviors and weight loss. The gluttony of the holiday season and the ensuing dieting fuels a dangerous cycle. Yo-yo dieting and weight cycling is associated with increased inflammation, hypertension, insulin resistance and increased cardiovascular and mortality risk. Contrary to…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Banana Ice Cream

By Taylor Wolfram / October 30, 2016
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Banana ice cream (blending frozen bananas into an ice-cream-like consistency) is a trendy treat and I created a festive fall version using pureed pumpkin! If you love pumpkin treats but are not a fan of heavy pumpkin spice flavors, you’ve gotta try this! This dish will satisfy your sweet tooth and give you a nutrition…

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