Why Is Nutrition Important?

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Messages about nutrition and the latest diets are everywhere. With all the attention devoted to discussing nutrition, it seems like it must be pretty important. But why? What can nutrition do for us that is worth all the hype? Nutrition is Important in Each Phase of Life Nutrition is crucial for the growth and development … Read more

How to Read Nutrition Labels Like a Dietitian

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Imagine you’re in the grocery store, and a package of something catches your eye. Maybe it’s a new brand of a product you use regularly or a delicious-looking new product from a brand you like. Maybe it’s an ingredient for a recipe you want to try that you’ve never purchased before. Maybe your child just … Read more

Basic Nutrition

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Imagine you’re at the grocery store. You pick up an item and flip it over. What does all of that information on the label mean? Is that even an ingredient? How do you know what to look for? Nutrition is often talked about but rarely understood. In this article, you’ll find the basics of nutrition … Read more