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Anemia: is it Iron, Folate or Vitamin B-12? Part 2

Part 2 – Anemia caused by Vitamin B-12 and/or Folate Deficiency.Even though iron deficiency anemia (part 1) is the number one nutrient deficiency in the U.S among children and women of childbearing age, there are other types of anemia…
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Anemia: is it Iron, Folate or Vitamin B-12? Part 1

The world of nutrition seems like it should be so simple, just eat a good diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, and you should be fine, right? I wish it were that simple, but people are not simple creations and human individuality comes through…
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7 “Most Wanted” Nutrients for 2019

We all know getting proper nutrition is important, but figuring out what to focus on can be confusing – should you worry about iron?  Carbs?  Vitamin D?  Saturated fats?  Cholesterol?  Healthy Fats? or what? So to keep things simple,…

Eat Right: The Sodium Attack – do I really need to limit Salt?

I was reading some articles yesterday that came through on my Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics daily email and was very happy to see this article by Carolyn Scott-Thomas questioning population-wide salt reduction. I have been questioning this…
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Eating fruits and veggies is as important as lowering sodium for blood pressure

In celebrations of Fruit & Veggies - More Matters month, I would like to bring your attention to the role fruits & veggies take in the battle against high blood pressure.When it comes to lowering blood pressure, rightfully, most people…