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My Pillars of Well-Being

April 18, 2013 Timi Gustafson

I practice a special kind of meditation on an almost daily basis. Perhaps meditation isn’t the right word since it doesn’t require me to sit in silence with my eyes closed and legs crossed or

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What We Know about Soy and Cancer

April 17, 2013 Cara Anselmo

Whether the conversation is about cancer or vegan diets or just plain tastiness, everyone has something to say about soy. There's a lot of misinformation out there — perhaps from well-meaning sources, but potentially troublesome

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Is Eating Healthy a Full-Time Job?

A student in my Basic Nutrition class recently noted that what he’d learned after 10 weeks of immersion into complex carbohydrates, fatty acids, energy balance, label reading, hypertension, minerals, metabolism and the like was that healthy

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Summer-Ready Kiwifruit Cocktail

April 15, 2013 Carlene Thomas

As the weather heats up across the country, thoughts turn to dining al fresco. And, with many outdoor gatherings, cocktails are served…for better or worse! Frozen blended drinks, especially those served by restaurants, can be

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Breakfast is Ready…Just Remove Water

April 12, 2013 Lauren Larson, MS, RDN

Food dehydrating has been a common method of preservation since ancient times. By removing moisture from food, bacterial growth is inhibited, enzymes are preserved, and weight is reduced. Commercial food dehydrators can be used to

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Does Celiac Disease Cause Infertility?

April 10, 2013 Cheryl Harris

  Infertility is one of the hardest things for couples who want children, and celiac disease is frequently an overlooked cause.   It’s commonly known that around 1 percent of the population has celiac disease