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Give Kale One More Try

Jill Trotman, MPH, RD, LDN, CDE I am always looking for new ways to get more vegetables on the table.  One of my favorite food finds is Lacinato Kale. It’s nickname is Dinosaur Kale, which makes it an even cooler veggie!  You can find it in the produce section of many markets. Lacinato Kale has…

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Food allergy, sensitivity, or intolerance?

By Amy Richter, MS, RD, LD Casein allergy. Gluten sensitivity. Lectin intolerance. Do you ever feel lost in a sea of scary-sounding terms or headlines like these? It seems like every day there is a new term being used to describe an adverse reaction to food. You might even start to wonder if you have…

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Healthy Chicken Salad

By: Jess Tull Hey all! I just wanted to share a quick recipe that I’ve used the past couple weeks for meal prep, and that Matt and I have really enjoyed. It’s pretty simple easy to make, and can last 5-6 days. I’ve always loved chicken salad, but here’s a healthy spin on it that’s…

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Sounds too good to be true?

By Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD I see lots of advertisements and promotions that promise amazing results from supplements that range from shakes to pills and powders. The diet industry is a $60 billion per year industry and most of the products do not work or have negative side effects. It is so easy to…

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Mix and Match Homemade Vinaigrette

By: Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD Homemade salad dressings taste so much better than store bought, are healthier, and are super easy to make! Here, we break down how to make a vinaigrette and will give you some great recipes or you can create your own with the basic vinaigrette principles we cover. First, you…

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Timing of Food-When you Eat is Important!

By: Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD What you eat is important, but when you eat it is also something you need to think about. Whether you are trying to get leaner or perform at your best in your sport or workout, timing is a huge factor in your results. I work with a lot of…

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Low-carb vs. Low-fat: Which is better?

By Amy Richter, MS, RD, LD It’s the age-old debate: Is low-carb or low-fat better for weight loss? Advocates on both sides have been passionately defending their opinions for years. A new study suggests that the two may be equally beneficial for weight loss. The DIETFITS study aimed to determine the effect of a healthy…

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The Power of Eating Together

This month I have been thinking about these busy days and what changes I need to make to slow down the pace of my family. Certain seasons or events in our lives cause us to pause and and prioritize. After a busy day winds down, I reflect on the time and attention I actually gave…

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Stop letting the Scale Sabotage your Success!

By: Cassie Dimmick, MS, RD, CSSD As a nutrition and exercise professional, I talk to people about their bodies pretty much every day. Weight loss is one of the most common reason people come work with us, so naturally, the scale is always a dominant feature when tracking progress. I see all too often that…

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Do I need to become a vegan to be healthy?

Amy Richter, MS, RD, LD Wellness Dietitian, Achieving Your Best Do I need to become a vegan to be healthy? Veganism is becoming more and more popular. Restaurants are beginning to offer more vegan options, and there are vegan cookbooks galore. Maybe you’ve started to wonder: “Do I have to become a vegan to be…

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