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What’s Sugar Doing In My Nutrition Bar?

March is National Nutrition Month, and we’d like to take the opportunity to open a discussion on sugar – a hot topic. This is the first in a series of...

A Sweet and Healthy Valentine’s Day

Raspberry-Filled Truffle Cups by Ricki Heller February is a big month for chocolate, and how appropriate that February is also American Heart Month. The health benefits of chocolate and cocoa...

The 5 Surprising Items in this Nutritionist’s Grocery Cart

Photo courtesy t-dubisme  Being a nutritionist means that my diet must be perfect, right?  Never do I overeat nor do I indulge in sugary desserts, and my grocery cart resembles...

It’s All In The Mix

It’s the funniest thing. Normally, the patients who come into my office are dealing with uncontrolled diabetes, or maybe their cholesterol is too high. Maybe their blood pressure is through...

Fat Free is Out. Healthy Fats are In.

Fat is yet another nutrient that’s gotten a pretty bad reputation over the years.  Do you remember not so long ago the fat-free craze when every box and package turned...