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Recipe Calculations 300% Off? Are You Using Best Practices?

Savannah Helm Uncategorized

Learn from the best! Using our training course with the book, Recipe Nutrient Analysis: best practices for calculated and chemical analysis, promotes confidence that nutrient values given to clients are accurate.

As the Menu Labeling law is set to take effect in May 2018, the RDN is primed to take the lead role in recipe analysis for foodservice establishments.

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Reversing Fatty Liver Epidemic with Nutrition and Lifestyle

Savannah Helm Uncategorized

To date, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of liver disease in the Western world and may affect as many as 30% of US adults.1 NAFLD is often described as the liver’s manifestation of metabolic syndrome affecting 75% of the persons who are overweight and 90% of those who are obese.2 As a result of the rising incidence in obesity, and gradual changes in hepatic structure and function as we age, the risk of liver disease and related mortality increases.

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Intermittent Fasting—Fad or Treatment Option?

Savannah Helm Uncategorized

“Intermittent fasting” has become a trendy term that means voluntarily not eating for specific periods of time.1 It can mean going for a certain number of hours without food during the day or night or even multi-way fasts. 

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Best Choices in Fruits and Vegetables

Savannah Helm Uncategorized

Modern fruits and vegetables descended from wild plants identified by our ancestors as edible. The fruits and vegetables most commonly consumed today ― potatoes, sweet corn, head and Romaine lettuces, onions, apples, bananas, and tomatoes ― have little resemblance in appearance, taste, and nutritional value to the wild plants that grew, and continue to grow in some cases, all over the globe.

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Latest Research on Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

Savannah Helm Uncategorized

More than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) which ranks as the sixth leading cause of death in the US.1 Research into the prevention of AD ranges from diet and exercise, to dietary supplements, the microbiome, cognitive training, hypertension control, and the most recent and novel approach, utilizing body composition analysis to reverse or prevent brain changes. No cause has been identified to date.

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