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Insulin resistance

By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN Insulin resistance is getting a lot of attention lately. Medical professionals, the daily news, television, magazines, and social media outlets are all shining new light on this serious, silent health condition, with many promoting yet again another magical diet that will correct this condition.

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Whole grain goodness

By Helaine Krasner, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN We are living in a time of unprecedented carb phobia. Messages that try to convince us that carbohydrates are harmful to our health and wellness proliferate on the internet and other media outlets. While it’s true that excessive intake of carbohydrates may have negative effects – especially when…

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Accountability and weight loss

By Marielle Mangano, RD, CDN In order to understand the importance of accountability in relation to weight loss, it is first important to understand its definition.  Accountability is “an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility for one’s actions.” Awareness is very important when it comes to accomplishing our goals. A large part of accountability is…