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Calcium Paradox and Bone Health?

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After looking at over 1,200 studies, book author, Dr. Amy Lanou, PhD, challenges us to look at bone health differently.  Is osteoporosis really caused by a deficient calcium intake? Are high calcium foods and supplements the answer to restoring bone calcium?

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Happiness and Chronic Disease

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Guest Blog by Manette Richardson, RDN, CDE, LDN
Diabetes Consultant to Helm Publishing, Inc.

Have you ever wondered, What is happiness? And why some people are happy and some not?  Well, my husband and I recently went to a workshop on “The Habits of Happy People” presented by Brian E. King, PhD, sponsored by the Institute for Brain Potential.1

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Why Don’t We Give the Answers Up-Front?

Kathy King Uncategorized

A week ago, a dietitian called and asked, “Do you send me the answers when you send the course?” She was just curious and others have asked as well. Over the past years, we have evolved on how we do our exams, but we still don’t give out answers or certificates before the course has been completed. These are open-book exams worth considerable CE hours based upon what the reviewers believe it will take the average reader to read the book and answer the questions. I believe that our customers and credentialing organizations (CDR, NCBDE, and the California Board of Registered Nursing) expect us to maintain high standards and not shortcut the process.

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With Spring, Our Thoughts Turn to Disappearing Bees

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We know how important bees are to our flowers and food crops, impacting one-third or more of our world food supply. According to Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich, PhD, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Best Bees Company ™, bees pollinate over 130 different fruit and vegetable crops that we eat!1  Researchers don’t know why bees are disappearing, but it is probably complicated. This has happened in isolated areas before, and was first reported in Ireland in 950 A.D. Today, they call it Colony Collapse Disorder.1

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You Don’t Have to React to Everything

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The other day, I was with two other business women and we were discussing lessons that we have tried to share with our kids and other young people in business. Three of those key lessons are:

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