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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…

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Personalize your plate – National Nutrition Month March 2021

By Danielle Johnson, RDN, CDN, RYT This year’s National Nutrition Month theme is “personalize your plate,” highlighting the fact that we are all different. While there are basic guidelines on how to be healthy, it can still look very different from person to person. Whether we are looking at your health goals, your culture, or…

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Comparison is the thief of joy – social media and self-image

By Barbara Broggelwirth RDN CDN According to Tristan Harris, former design ethicist for Google, rates of suicide and self-harm in preteen and teenage girls have skyrocketed since 2009, the year that social media was first made available on mobile devices.  He states suicide rates increased by 70 percent and self-harm by 189 percent since the…