The Healthy Way to Reduce Inflammation

The Healthy Way to Reduce Inflammation

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD We are all familiar with inflammation in some form. Who hasn’t experienced a sprained ankle or twisted back at some point in our lives? Age, and wear and tear on the joints also can spur common inflammation many of us deal with on a regular basis. But, while inflammation is a natural part of the immune system response that helps the body heal, when Read more »
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September 17, 2014
Sodium Smarts

Sodium Smarts

You may be surprised to learn how much sodium is in many foods. Sodium, including sodium chloride or salt, can come from natural sources or be added to foods. High-sodium diets are linked to increased blood pressure and a higher risk for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Association recommends that you aim to eat less than 1,500 mg of sodium per day. When you buy prepared and packaged foods, Read more »
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September 17, 2014
Getting the Hang of Seasoning with Herbs with Chef Derek Emerson

Getting the Hang of Seasoning with Herbs with Chef Derek Emerson

If you are a novice in the kitchen or just a “time challenged” parent trying to get a meal on the table after putting in a full day at work, you may not have given a lot of thought to which fresh herbs might kick up the flavor of one of your standby recipes or family favorites. Let’s face it. When time is limited, it’s easy to take the course Read more »
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July 11, 2014
EGGS: Nutrition That’s Hard to Beat

EGGS: Nutrition That’s Hard to Beat

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Oh how I love eggs! Let me count the ways: scrambled, over easy, sunny-side up or boiled. Regardless of how you order up your eggs, this versatile food is a dietary staple that’s long on nutrition. But not everyone agrees with me. It’s possible you heard about a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis in 2012 that suggested eggs, especially the yolks, are as Read more »
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July 11, 2014
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JACKSON, Miss. – University Medical Center was recently awarded the designation of Baby Friendly Birth Facility by Baby-Friendly USA, the read more »

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MADISON, Miss. – St. Catherine’s Village has announced that skilled nursing dedicated to memory care now is available at the read more »

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