Nutrition

National Cookie Day Is Today!

Who doesn’t love cookies?  Baby boomers, older adults, and even dietitians enjoy these timeless bite-sized goodies.  In fact, Americans love them so much, we even have a national day named after them, and it’s celebrated on December 4. Now you may be thinking—a dietitian endorsing cookies?  Hmmm… How could a nutrition professional fit the words “cookie” …

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100 MILLION STRONG AND COUNTING

In addition to turkeys and moustaches, November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. The development and progression of this disease are dependent in large part on lifestyle choices. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US, and one of the major risk factors for kidney failure and dialysis.  Uncontrolled, it increases the chance …

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Pink—This Season’s (New) Favorite Color!

Pink is the new color of fall!  That’s right, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women (lung cancer being #1).  According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), it strikes one in eight U.S. women, or 12%.  And it’s a huge concern for Baby Boomers …

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