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COVID-19 Grocery Shopping

4 Ways COVID-19 Transformed Grocery Shopping

By Laurel Jakubowski / December 12, 2020

4 Ways COVID-19 Transformed Grocery Shopping The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on our daily lives, with a noteworthy impact on grocery shopping and overall food consumption. Previously, people could stop for coffee or breakfast on their way to work or take a midday lunch break at a local restaurant; however, that came to…

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The Benefits of Nutrigenomics for Weight Loss

The Benefits of Nutrigenomics for Weight Loss

By Samantha Harmon Shuflin / October 4, 2020
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The Benefits of Nutrigenomics for Weight Loss Nutrigenomics is an emerging science that focuses on the relationship between genes and nutrition. A significant area of study in nutrigenomics is the effect of genes on weight and related eating behaviors. Considering these genes in nutrition counseling can improve weight loss by producing more insightful diet recommendations…

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Keto Diet: A Dietitian’s Perspective

By Stephanie Kulczycki / March 28, 2020
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Keto Diet: A Dietitian’s Perspective     Hey bacon, what’s shakin’? The keto diet has taken the world by storm. In fact, the keto diet was one of the most searched diets in 2019. If you didn’t know, the keto diet is a very low carbohydrate (30 g or less), moderate protein, high fat diet…

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Intuitive Eating for the Holidays

By Grace Sinopoli / December 29, 2019
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    The holiday season is in full swing and with this time of year comes lots of fun, food, and time with family and friends. As dietetics professionals, this can be a tricky season to navigate–there can be pressure to eat a certain way, the feeling that others are watching to see “what the…

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All About Adaptogens!

By Brenna Wallace, MS, RDN / January 18, 2019
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It’s officially 2019 – and with every year comes new fad food trends and diets. One trend expected to be on the rise this year is adaptogens. Adaptogens are considered to be herbs that provide a non-specific, non-toxic resistance against environmental stress to maintain homeostasis within the body (1). While adaptogens have been around since…

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Intuitive Eating During the Holiday Season

By Brenna Wallace, MS, RDN / December 17, 2018
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With the holiday season comes holiday parties. Whether they are work-related, with family, or with friends, it seems that all holiday parties revolve around one thing; food. Holidays tend to bring up feelings of anxiety and obsession towards food. We spend them eating Thanksgiving and Christmas treats, followed by planning our New Year’s resolutions (that…

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Health Benefits of Alkaline Foods

By Amanda Izquierdo / June 20, 2018
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There has been a lot of recent focus on the suggested health benefits of alkaline foods, such as new products like alkaline water or certain fruits and vegetables, including spinach, tomatoes and lemon. These foods are claimed to provide a variety of health benefits include reducing inflammation, helping with weight management and reducing the risk…

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