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By Sudha Carolyn Lundeen
Perhaps like me, you greet the fall season with ambivalent feelings.  I love the fall colors, the arrival of honey crisp apples and the warming stews and soups.  I am not delighted, however, by the upcoming cold, ice and decreasing daylight hours. As the summer fades, so…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
In the pursuit of health, many of us get lost in the details. There are a seemingly endless number of guidelines on what, when and how much we should be eating. In a desperate attempt to keep up with the rapid pace at which health and nutrition information…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
By The UWC Nutrition Team Foods are your most powerful tool to protect and support the liver.  There are 2 major phases of detoxification in the liver.  In order to have effective detoxification, you want to eat foods that contain compounds that support both…
By Elizabeth Boham, MD
  As parents, we all want to do the best for our children.  We advocate getting them into the best schools and making sure the best teachers are teaching them.  We keep them physically active by shuttling them from one activity to the next.  But…
By Jiori Orfanos, RN
Believe it or not, our emotions are powerful enough to cause calculable changes in our physiology.  The mind-heart-body connection is so strong that we can actually physiologically impact those around us … true story – here’s how… The heart is often thought to beat with perfect regularity; however,…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
It seems that the decades-old fat phobia is finally on its way out. And good riddance! I have to admit, when I was a young athlete and just starting to learn about nutrition, I too held my biases against fat. Thinking butter and nuts were bad, I would opt for…