Vitamin D Deficiency

By Jean Ziegenhorn / February 11, 2019

If you live 37 (or more) degrees north of the Equator, you experience such little sunlight that your body can’t synthesize adequate vitamin D from sun exposure alone. That includes anyone north of Atlanta! This isn’t necessarily a bad thing- the American Academy of Dermatology recommends against getting vitamin D from sun exposure given the…

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How to beat the February blues? Warm the body and soul with food!

By Rebecca Perkins / February 25, 2018
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Winter always seems to linger longer than summer. For some, this is a good thing. However, for others, we tend to complain of the constant cold winds and grey skies. Instead of wallowing in despair, we can revamp our winter blues. Food can paint over the grey canvas and make our days more vibrant, warm,…

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Three Cheers for Cheese!

By Kate Egan / January 20, 2018

Happy National Cheese Lovers Day! As a Wisconsin girl who grew up on a steady cheese diet, this holiday is right up my alley. Most of us don’t have to be convinced that cheese tastes good, but is it also good for you? You might be surprised! So, what does cheese contain that not only…

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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 – 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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