CAND BLOG

Insight into the World of a Distance Intern

By Stephanie Hofhenke / December 1, 2011

By Amanda Seguin  Last week I started working with the Chicago Park District (CPD) in the six wellness parks.  Because it was a short week with the holiday, I’m not sure of my schedule or what, exactly, I’ll be doing.  With that being said, however, I was set up with a project for a 10-week,…

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The One Nutrient RDs Should Recommend Every Day

By Stephanie Hofhenke / November 15, 2011

by Katie Murtha MS, RD, CSSD, LDN – www.RDKate.com As RDs, it can become difficult keeping up with news of the next “supernutrient” or “superfood”. I find myself spending significant time researching each new fad food so I can tell my clients whether it’s worth their money. However, amidst all of these supernutrients, there is…

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Neutropenic Diets – What is the Evidence?

By Stephanie Hofhenke / October 27, 2011

The theory is that raw fruits and vegetables contain harmful bacteria that may increase risk of infection. Unfortunately, a large percentage of the aforementioned population already have suboptimal intake due to decreased appetite, food aversions and/or GI symptoms. Limiting their food options may further hinder optimal nutrient intake.

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A Critical Connector & Common Culprit of Pain

By Stephanie Hofhenke / October 22, 2011
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Which of the bodily tissues will remain connected from head to toe if all other structures are removed?

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More Shining Research About Vitamin D

By Stephanie Hofhenke / October 14, 2011

More Shining Research About Vitamin D

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Strategies to Overcome Stress Eating

By Stephanie Hofhenke / September 22, 2011

When many become hungry, angry, lonely, tired, or face any other uncomfortable emotion they begin the search. Most begin at what is within arm’s reach- food.

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Market Yourself….for FREE!

By Stephanie Hofhenke / September 15, 2011

by Katie Murtha MS, RD, CSSD, LDN Owner of RDKate Sports Nutrition Consulting; www.RDKate.com It seems budgets are tight all-around, no matter what profession you’re in. Deciding how and to whom you will market yourself or your business can be difficult. However, before you spend hard-earned dollars to get your name out there, consider these marketing…

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Macronutrients and Critical Illness with AKI

By Stephanie Hofhenke / September 2, 2011

Per Gervasio etal, AKI is associated with sudden decline of glomerular filtration rate with a buildup of metabolic waste products, toxins, and drugs along with alteration in kidney function. The kidneys regulate acid base equilibrium, fluid and electrolyte balance, gluconeogenesis, secrete erythropoietin and convert vitamin D3 to its active form. All of these functions can become impaired with AKI.

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Meatless Athletes

By Stephanie Hofhenke / August 22, 2011
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Plant-based diets are a healthy dietary approach for most people, including athletes. There are more and more athletes who have embraced the meat-less approach and thrive on vegetarian and vegan diets. However, many are concerned about meeting their protein needs.

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Get organized for the fall!

By Stephanie Hofhenke / August 15, 2011

By: Katie Murtha MS, RD (www.RDKate.com) It’s hard to believe, but summer has flown by and stores are already advertising for going back to school. Whether you work for a company or have started your own, fall is also an important time for rolling out new programs, campaigns, and services that we dietitians have spent all…

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General Meeting Information

By Stephanie Hofhenke / July 26, 2011

Meetings will be on Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30pm…

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February 15 – Diabetes Update–The Latest Research and Treatment

By Stephanie Hofhenke / July 26, 2011

Speaker: TBA

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April 18 – Basics of Bariatrics

By Stephanie Hofhenke / July 26, 2011

Ms. Musselman will discuss the latest procedures in bariatric surgery in conjunction with the surgeon she works with, Dr. Shayani.

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Circuit Training Works

By Stephanie Hofhenke / July 25, 2011
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Circuit training works! Research has shown that circuit training can improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance, build strength, tone muscles and increase an individual’s metabolic rate, which all promote a healthier weight.

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