Nutrition & Breastfeeding

Nutrition & Breastfeeding

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD There is no sweeter sound than the first cries from your baby in the delivery room. After months of waiting, your baby is born and one journey is over while a new journey is just beginning. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year, for over 75% of new moms, the new journey includes breastfeeding. The experience of breastfeeding is special for Read more »
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January 14, 2014
Delacata: The Filet Mignon of Catfish

Delacata: The Filet Mignon of Catfish

Ask a Mississippian, or someone from almost anywhere for that matter, what food they most associate with the state, and chances are the answer will be catfish. That’s because U.S. farm-raised catfish grown in Mississippi is some of the best in the world, and it is not only delicious and accessible, but it is an excellent source of protein, polyunsaturated fat and omega-3 fatty acids. Many people enjoy the flavor of Read more »
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January 14, 2014
cinnamon: One of civilization’s oldest and most beloved spices

cinnamon: One of civilization’s oldest and most beloved spices

It’s difficult to experience the pungent aroma of cinnamon and not have a lifetime of memories come flooding back. Whether it reminds us of cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning, steaming spiced tea on a cold winter evening, or a fresh apple pie just out of the oven, the prominent scent that makes these, and so many other special treats, memorable is cinnamon. Cinnamon Through History We don’t know exactly when people first Read more »
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November 15, 2013
Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Wish you had a dollar for every time you have heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Unfortunately, many of us hear this statement but don’t buy into the importance of a morning meal, because unfortunately breakfast is the meal that is skipped the most! Ever wonder why it is significant? For starters, breakfast begins your day with the nutrition your body Read more »
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November 15, 2013
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