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Eat Your Way to Better Moods with Gut Healthy Foods!

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | April 14, 2021

Eat your way to better moods with gut healthy foods! Really! If you’ve ever felt an anxious knot in your stomach or felt down in the dumps after a food binge, you’ll really love my latest article. New research shows us how much our bodies and minds truly are interconnected. If you (or someone you…

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Tips to Help “Picky” Eaters – It Starts at the Table

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | March 10, 2021

“You used to like it.”  “Just try one bite.”  “I’ll give you…if you eat your vegetables.” “Why don’t you eat…oh fine, what do you want instead?”   Sound familiar?  If these words have come out of your mouth, please read on. In my experience as a Pediatric Dietitian, I have learned many tips along the way…

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Seeds – So Tiny – Yet Packed with Super Food Power!

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | February 11, 2021

Seeds – What Gives them Super Food Power? When you hear heart healthy, nuts often come to mind.  But, for those who have a nut allergy (such as myself), where to next?  My answer to that is in the super food nutrients of seeds.  Nuts do offer many heart health benefits. But, this article will…

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Keto, Intermittent fasting, Macros – What Does it Mean?

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | January 21, 2021

If your social media feed is like mine, it is overloaded with diet buzz words.  Keto, intermittent fasting, macros, what does it mean?  How do you decide which one is right for you?  What if I told you, your body tells you. Are you listening? First, understand that most diets include a restriction of calories…

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Energy Packed Meals Boost Kids Brainpower

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | August 19, 2020

It’s that time of year again!  Are you wondering how kids will make it through a whole school day? Although these are unusual times, kids benefit from breakfast, lunch and snack to get through the school day.  Kids need fuel to start the day.  They need to refuel at lunch time.  In addition, after school…

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5 Immune Boosting Greens to Try Now!

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | August 4, 2020

When it comes to leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce or iceburg lettuce. While these provide health benefits, there are 5 immune boosting greens to try now! Shaking things up can help keep things fun and interesting in the kitchen while also diversifying your nutrient intake. We’ve all…

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Get Active – It’s Easier Than You Think!

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | July 30, 2020

Head to Toe Check Stop!  Take a pause.  Take a minute for a self check.  What is your body telling you?  Do you have brain fog?  What are your joints saying?  What do your lungs say walking up steps?  Does your heart race with simple activity? How is your strength for daily tasks?  If any…

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The Struggle is Real – I Get it – I Can Help

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | July 16, 2020

The Struggle is Real – I Get it It’s summer! But, it has felt like summer break since March.  The kids are home, you’re home.  But, this is not your usual summer.  You are trying to work from home.  Summer vacations may look a little different, or they were cancelled.  Summer activities for the kids…

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Gut-Friendly Recipes Right in Your Pantry

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | July 3, 2020

So, you’ve identified some trigger foods that affect your gut.  Now what?  How do you incorporate the gut friendly foods? Just like it’s important to periodically deep clean and purge unnecessary clutter around the house. It’s helpful to reevaluate your meal planning, shopping and food prepping routine too. Here are a few simple steps towards…

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GUT PROBLEMS – HEAL LEAKY GUT

By Laura Cordero RDN, LDN | June 19, 2020

Wondering how to heal your gut problems? Tired of the feeling bloated?  Clothes fit one day, but not the next?  Gut problems – how to heal leaky gut?  In the previous article, symptoms of gut problems and leaky gut were reviewed.  Want relief? Let’s review how to heal leaky gut.  Leaky gut is also linked…