A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is a healthcare professional who has completed college training plus an internship and has studied the science of nutrition. The RDN provides Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) in the treatment of various diseases, with the goal being overall health. Also, RDNs often have additional certifications and specialties. For example, an RDN […]
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Getting Your Health Back on Track After the Holidays If you’ve gained weight over the holidays you are not alone! Start the New Year off right with a plan for gradual, healthy weight loss. You do not need to go to extreme measures to meet your weight loss goals. We promise! Here are 5 easy […]
Along the banks of the Delaware River it was dark and frigid. Their soldiers were exhausted and hungry, and so were they. General Washington broke the silence. “How much more can we ask of them? If our soldiers mutinied tonight I’d not blame them.” His voice betrayed a sense of despair. General Green sensed impending defeat as dawn stated to […]
A recent study in the medical journal “Heart” compared habitual chocolate consumption with the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Their results suggest that higher chocolate consumption is associated with a lower risk of future cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke. (See abstract) Nothing really new here; the Mayans and Aztecs knew the medicinal use […]
During the 1980s the phrase “French paradox” became popular in the medical literature, referring to a frequently asked question “Why do the French people have a rather low incidence of heart disease yet eat a diet relatively rich in saturated fat.?” Of course the paradox exists only if you believe that saturated fat plays a major […]
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