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10 Non-Dairy High Calcium Foods that May Surprise You

Calcium—we all know that it’s important for keeping our bones strong, and that drinking milk is a good way to get it. But what if you’re lactose intolerant and milk products aren’t an option? Or what if you just don’t like the idea of drinking something that comes from a cow? What is calcium? Why […]

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Going Green: The What, Why and How of a Plant Based Diet

Lots of places are going green lately. But have you considered switching your diet to green? Leaning toward a plant based diet can boost your overall health and help lower your risk for certain diseases.  A plant based diet is another way of saying a vegetarian diet, which generally consists of eating little or no […]

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What Does a Nutritionist Do?

Are carbs bad? What types of carbs are bad? Is LDL the good cholesterol or the bad one? What are the most heart-healthy foods — and do any of them come in ‘cool ranch’? Average Joes and Josephines ask questions like these because: A) They know health-conscious food choices are important, especially considering the potential […]

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Managing Your Mental Health

We all know that we need to put our health at the top of our to-do list. Eat right. Exercise often. And you’re done. Not quite yet. There is another component to your health that needs just as much attention. Your mental health. Long days at work, family problems and other everyday problems can sometimes […]

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We Put the ‘Diet’ in Dietician

Most of us feel like we have a handle on nutrition. Media force-feeds us fact after statistic after fact about what we should and should not be putting in our bodies. And it is pretty simple, right? Whole grains. Yes. Trans Fats. No. Sushi. Yes. But not too much on account of the mercury. Pasta. […]

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