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Boosting your immune system with food - Jenna Volpe, RDN, LD

Boosting Your Immune System with Food

Now more than ever, it’s time to start thinking about being proactive (versus reactive) in taking our health, immunity, and self-care habits to the next level.  During the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and now moving into cold/flu season, preventive protocols such as handwashing, sanitizing, masks and social distancing will continue to go a long way to …

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Back to School Meal Planning

Back to School Meal Planning “Survival Guide”

Labor Day weekend already?! Honestly, from March onward, most of the days have totally blended together and yet it also feels like 2020 is flying. And then of course there’s the whole “back to school” thing.  I know everyone’s going about it differently, which is to be expected… But either way, kids or not, back …

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8 Things You Should Know if You Have Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Iron deficiency anemia is something (unfortunately) near and dear to my heart.  I’ve struggled with this condition on and off since my early teenage years and it can often fly under the radar until it becomes a serious problem!  There are billions of people around the world with iron-deficiency anemia (1).  The good news is …

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Spilling the Tea on Splenda / Sucralose and IBS

Splenda® (Sucarlose) and IBS

Splenda®, or “sucralose”, is a Food & Drug Administration (FDA)-approved artificial sweetener which entered the mainstream food system in the United States back in the late 1990’s.  Along with its sugar substitute counterparts including saccharin, aspartame (now labeled as “amino sweet”), and a handful of other artificial sweeteners, sucralose has been hit with a lot …

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