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For National Nutrition Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Says “Put Your Best Fork Forward” When Dining Out

CHICAGO – At the office or a restaurant, eating away from home doesn’t have to undermine your healthful habits. To help find your healthy eating style during National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages … Continue reading

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Antioxidants

  We come across toxins in our environment everyday including cigarette smoke, exhaust fumes, pesticides, caffeine, alcohol and medicinal drugs. Some of these toxins are known as free radicals. We are exposed to free radicals every day even  through natural … Continue reading

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Make Healthy Shifts in Food Choices at Home During National Nutrition Month®

CHICAGO – During National Nutrition Month®, celebrated each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” by making small, healthy shifts in food choices when cooking at home. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Real or Just a Fad?

Apple cider vinegar has earned the title of the newest weight loss practice. Supposedly, it is can potentially slow gastric emptying, improve lipid profile, increase glucose utilization in skeletal muscle, have an impact on lipid metabolism and more. However, the … Continue reading

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For National Nutrition Month, Celebrated in March, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to ‘Put Your Best Fork Forward’

CHICAGO – Eating healthier doesn’t mean changing your entire eating pattern overnight. Small changes, made over time, can add up. For National Nutrition Month® 2017, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to start small – one forkful at … Continue reading

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Hacking the World of Weight-Sensitive Sports

From powerlifting and Olympic-style weightlifting, to mixed-martial arts and judo, to lightweight rowing and horse-racing, weight-sensitive sports are integral part of modern-day athletics. Unfortunately, practices to achieve the athlete’s competition weight have become commonly risky and occasionally even fatal. Despite … Continue reading

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Purchasing and Preparing Healthy Foods on a Budget

Today, it is generally accepted that adding more fruits, vegetables, lean meats, whole grains, and low fat dairy to your diet will make your diet more healthful. One of the most common reasons stopping Americans from eating a more healthful … Continue reading

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Tips to Eating a Healthy Breakfast in a Busy Morning

We have all heard about the importance of breakfast from our parents and teachers since childhood. We have always been told “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” or “eat a breakfast fit for a king,” but does … Continue reading

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Idaho Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Action: Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD

During 2017, the Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be highlighting our members and what they do as the ‘Nutrition Experts’ for our great state of Idaho. Today we are recognizing: Kyle Kamp, RDN, LD Inpatient and Outpatient Registered Dietitian Nutritionist … Continue reading

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Wheat Variety to Jazz Up Your Life

Did you know there are six different varieties of wheat used in the United States?  Each variety has its own unique uses, flavor, texture, appearance, and nutritional content.   That means, you can enjoy all the benefits of wheat products in … Continue reading

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