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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…
By Lisa Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN
There is no shortage of confusing and conflicting information when it comes to nutrition, but if there is one thing we can all agree upon, it’s that eating a variety of nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables is key for optimal health! Fortunately, most of the country is now in the midst of…
By Maggie Ward, MS, RD, LDN
THE MAJORITY OF TODAY’S chronic health conditions and the aches and pains that so many of us suffer from have one common cause, INFLAMMATION! Fortunately, Nature has provided us with some of the best ways to reduce chronic inflammation so we can feel better and live more productive lives. The…
By Deborah Phillips, MS, LDN, CHES
In the world of Functional Medicine, we know that what you eat can improve the strength of your immune system, the efficacy of your body’s detoxification pathways, and your overall anti-inflammatory response. Imagine how it would feel not to catch colds, the flu, or nagging coughs this winter! What you…