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  • Boning up on D

    History has taught us to load up on calcium for bone health, but take note vitamin D is quickly emerging as the superstar bone nutrient. Vitamin D is in fact necessary for the absorption of calcium. So if we don’t get enough of the D, it won’t mat...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Stone Salsa

    I just love summer fruit. I went to Costco yesterday and bought a flat of apricots and pounds of cherries. I am in fruit heaven. The nectarines made me think of making Stone Salsa with my dear friend Dona Richwine when we worked at the "Ask the D...

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  • Easter Egg Safety

    When I was a kid, Easter was my favorite holiday, because I just loved that night before when we would decorate the Easter eggs. I would mix all the colors together and make silly designs, it was great. I had the best time running all around our b...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Chopped Hearts of Palm Insalata

    I told you I was on this corn kick with all the canned corn I have in the house. Well here's another simple salad to try. I am a big fan of hearts of palm. I'm always trying to figure out different ways to eat it. So naturally corn and hearts of p...

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  • Salt & Obesity?

    Huh? I think we all know that a high sodium intake increases our risk for high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease, but obesity? That's what Finnish researchers are saying in their review Sodium Intake and Hypertension published in Progress i...

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  • St. Patty's Day Green Food Ideas

    Happy almost Saint Patrick's Day! If you are planning any kind of party (for either the kids or the adults) here are a few "green" appetizer ideas.1. Make a green fruit platter with kiwis, green grapes, honeydew melon, green apples and green pears...

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  • Coffee, Kim and Grand Rounds

    Many thanx to Kim at Emergiblog (she's an ER nurse-cute huh!) for hosting this week's clever run of Grand Rounds "Grab A Cuppa Ground Rounds". Check it out as Kim gets you connected to a variety of the most informative blogs out there in the heal...

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  • The School Campus Black Market

    Last week I told you about the illegal street vendor issue. Unfortunately they are not the only ones selling junk food to our kids. I visited a high school today and did a tour of the campus checking out the vending machines and student stores. Th...

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  • Recipe of the Week: Touch of Southwest Salad

    In my office this week we had a joint salad potluck party that was a huge success. Of course this is totally up my alley and I had to set a good example, being the only dietitian in the office and all. So I went with an old favorite that is always...

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  • New Slightly Revamped Recs to Fight Child and Youth Obesity

    More official recommendations to treat and prevent childhood obesity that are pretty much similar to all other official governing bodies' recs. That's not a bad thing. It continues to reinforce the messages to parents, pediatricians and communitie...

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Registered dietitian Andrea N. Giancoli is a nutrition advocate, consultant and educator.

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