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Who Needs Medical Nutrition Therapy?

Who Needs Medical Nutrition Therapy?

There’s an undeniable link between good nutrition and good health. Medical nutrition therapy, also sometimes referred to as therapeutic nutrition, involves working with a registered dietitian (RD) to use diet and nutrition as tools to help prevent or treat medical …

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Heartburn 101: Causes & Relief

Heartburn 101: Causes & Relief

Heartburn—you know the uncomfortable feeling all too well, but what causes it and how can you get some relief? Causes Heartburn is caused by stomach acid backing up into the esophagus. The result is an uncomfortable burning sensation in your …

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Ways to Eat “Heart Smart”

Ways to Eat “Heart Smart”

Quick, what’s the leading cause of death among Americans? If you said heart disease, you’re right. What can you do about it? Take advantage of February, American Heart Month, to increase your awareness and follow the recommendations of the American …

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Flu vs. Cold: What’s the Difference?

Flu vs. Cold: What’s the Difference?

You feel lousy, but do you have the flu or is it a cold? Here’s how to tell the difference: The Flu Symptoms: According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, symptoms of the flu virus may include …

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Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Top 10 Nutrition Myths

Many of us get a lot of our nutrition information from our friends, family and loved ones, but often times that information is not true. It is important to be aware of a few nutrition myths in order to make …

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Make the Most of Your Indoor Workout

Make the Most of Your Indoor Workout

You’ve already told yourself that this year is going to be different. You set your New Year’s resolution in stone; you may even have taped it onto your fridge! Now its time to put it to use. Weight loss and …

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6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

6 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

Holidays are a truly special time of year. It is a chance to connect with loved ones, give thanks, attend plenty of parties and enjoy some delicious food and beverages. However, the holidays can be equally as nerve-wracking and stressful …

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Keeping the Pace: How Pacemakers Work

Keeping the Pace: How Pacemakers Work

Believe it or not, we’re all born with a pacemaker inside of us. There’s a small node right above the heart whose main job is to send an electrical signal to the heart’s chambers, telling them to contract. This process …

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Guide to Headaches

Guide to Headaches

Headaches can be a painful and inconvenient occurrence. According to the National Headache Foundation, millions of people each day suffer from headaches. However, not all headaches are created equal. Some experience minor temple and neck pain, while others experience excruciating …

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8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

8 Changes to Improve Your Heart Health

You keep hearing that you need to start “taking care” of your heart. Your doctor is telling you, and you hear it on the radio and on television. Not sure how to start, though? Improving your heart health is not …

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