RISE & SHINE A Week of Healthy Breakfasts

RISE & SHINE A Week of Healthy Breakfasts

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Your mom was on to something when she repeatedly reminded you, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” There is actually health-promoting truth to this timeless statement. Having a balanced meal within 90 minutes of waking starts your day with the nutrition your body craves. The National Weight Control Register (NWCR) which follows over 10,000 individuals who have each lost 30 pounds Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Diet & ADHD

Diet & ADHD

Since the 1970s researchers have been investigating whether there is a connection between what children eat and the growing incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While no one study has been conclusive, especially since the reaction to various substances, alone and in combination, varies from child to child, some research indicates that there could be a correlation between elements of a child’s diet and their levels of hyperactivity and Read more »
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March 07, 2016
Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

Traditional Southern Blue-Plate Special Packs a Powerful Nutritional Punch

If you grew up in the South, you can’t get through New Year’s Day without starting your year off right with the traditional black-eyed peas, turnip greens and cornbread for good luck. The peas were supposed to signify “jingling money,” the greens “folding money” and some say the cornbread was the “gold.” In my family, baked sweet potatoes typically rounded out the plate. I’m not sure what their significance was Read more »
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January 05, 2016
the scoop on HEALTHY FATS

the scoop on HEALTHY FATS

We all know that a low-fat diet is the key to losing weight, managing cholesterol, and preventing health problems. For years, fat has been portrayed as public enemy #1 when it comes to a healthy diet. But it’s important to remember that not all fat is bad, in fact some types of fat are essential to our overall health. More important than the amount of fat, is the kind of Read more »
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January 05, 2016
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