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Benefits of reducing sugar intake

By Linda Folken, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Research suggests that daily added-sugar intake for 90 percent of Americans regularly exceeds the Dietary Guidelines’ recommendation of no more than 10 percent of the total calorie intake (The American Heart Association suggests we limit added sugar to 24gms/day for women and 36gms/day for men).

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Preventing sarcopenia – muscle wasting in adults

By Barbara Broggelwirth MS, RDN, CDN Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function. Although it is primarily a disease of the elderly, its development may be associated with conditions that are not exclusively seen in older persons such as declines in activity, chronic illness, and poor nutrition. It is one…