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Little Pill, Big Controversy: Can Iodine Supplements Protect You From Japan’s Nuclear Fallout?

Questions abound regarding the use of Potassium Iodide (chemical symbol “KI”) to protect the thyroid gland following Japan’s nuclear catastrophe.  Many thousands of concerned citizens on the US west coast...

Tags:  nutrition

What Ever Happened to ‘The Biggest Loser’?

Our patients often ask us about the Biggest Loser television show. Their questions center around comparisons: “Why aren’t I losing weight as quickly as the contestants are?” or “Why are...

Tags:  weight loss

Zing Lands at EXPO

EXPO West concludes today in Anaheim, CA, the nation’s largest natural and organic food trade show.  If you like natural foods, EXPO is your Disneyland! This was Zing’s EXPO debut.  Check...

Zing Supports PCOS Challenge

As you may know, the four founders of Zing Bars are all Bastyr University trained Registered Dietitians. We are serious about our nutrition – our food has got to taste...

Tags:  nutrition

Personal Shopper Anyone?

I just had an inspiring conversation with Lisa Markley, MS RD in Overland Park, Kansas. She is a Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating Specialist and has been for just over a...