Category Archives: National Nutrition Month

Savor the Flavors

Stop the presses! Too much salt in the diet…..is still bad for you. This time eating a high-salt diet might contribute to liver damage in adults and developing embryos. The research, just published in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of … Continue reading

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Enjoy the taste of an “Ounce of Prevention”

We have spoken before in this blog about the benefits of eating dark chocolate and its long history associated with improved health. But I couldn’t explain “why” other than to say the benefits are related to the phenolic compounds naturally occurring … Continue reading

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What’s New?

According to research accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, a tomato-rich diet may help protect post-menopausal  women from developing breast cancer. Risk rises with increase in BMI. This study found that participants levels of adiponectin, … Continue reading

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Eat Right Your Way, Every Day

  This morning my local dietetic association had a booth at the St. Petersburg Saturday Market. Anything that you could have wanted was there. Very much like a food truck rally crashed into a farmer’s market. Prepared foods ranged from … Continue reading

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Eat Right Your Way: Meatless Monday

Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, Wednesday was “Prince spaghetti day” in every kitchen but ours; according to my memories we had meatloaf. In retrospect it is interesting to me the influence a simple ad campaign had on the … Continue reading

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