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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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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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"We the People": A Beginner’s Guide to Advocacy

By Stephanie Hofhenke / April 22, 2012
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Many people complain, but very few often take action. Operationalizing individual aspirations for the Nation’s priorities can be an intimidating process for beginners, but is crucial to corporate change.

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Soda Tax? Boston Tea Party move over…

By Stephanie Hofhenke / February 9, 2011

2/3 of adults and 1/3 of children are overweight or obese. Sugary soda drinks lack nutritional value and can lead to weight gain if consumed in excess, but putting a tax on sugary beverages is not the answer.

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Vitamin D: Should You Be Taking Supplements?

By Stephanie Hofhenke / December 27, 2010
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For those who are deficient in Vitamin D, don’t plan on getting your daily recommended allowance outside…

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The Great Chocolate Milk Debate

By Stephanie Hofhenke / September 27, 2010

Should chocolate milk be allowed in schools? This question is debatable, but dietitians should know how to respond. Chocolate milk like everything else can be healthy in moderation!

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