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Go Further with Food

This month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages us to achieve the numerous benefits healthy eating habits offer, but it also urges us to find ways to cut back on food waste.  As dietitians we spend a lot of

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A Closer Look At Collagen

Collagen is the most abundantly found protein in the body and makes up bones, muscles, skin, and tendons.  Collagen acts almost as a “glue” to provide structure and durability to the joints and skin. As we age, collagen becomes depleted,

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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

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Honey: Facts and Fictions

There is a lot of buzz around the benefits of natural honey. Why all the interest? Honey is a minimally processed sweetener when it is purchased from a local, trusted source and it offers some unique health benefits. But you may be

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