Eating…According To Your Genes!

Have you ever wondered why different diets or eating patterns get results for some people, and not others? Well that is because of our different genotypes, or genetic makeup, that determine how our bodies metabolize nutrients, which forms of exercise we excel at, or what type of diet helps with weight management. Genetic testing for nutrition and exercise […]

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How To Be A Food Hero

  Did you know that 40% of food in our country goes to waste?   At the same time, right here in our own communities, individuals and families are going to bed hungry or without access to healthy food options. Doesn’t seem to make sense, does it? If you want to do something about this […]

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Cuckoo for Coconut!

Today’s article is by Melanie Beers, a dietetic intern from the University of Delaware Distance Internship program. It seems that new coconut products are all over store shelves these days.  It has been heavily debated whether coconut products are a healthy or unhealthy addition to the diet.  Let’s take a look at the facts…

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Fish for the Whole Family

Fish is back in the news. Wondering how much fish should we eat? The FDA and the EPA recently recommended that women who are pregnant or breast-feeding and young children eat at least two servings of fish or seafood every week.  Many  people have avoided fish because of fears of high mercury levels. However, there are so […]

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