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What is a Dietitian?


You have most likely heard of the terms, "dietitian" or "nutritionist" but what really do they do? The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics defines registered dietitian as a food and nutrition expert who has met the minimum academic and professional requirements to qualify for the RD credential. They are highly educated in the field of [...]

What is a Dietitian?2021-10-07T09:42:23-04:00

What are Super Seeds?


You’re probably aware that common seeds such as sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds offer health benefits. Seeds are a good source of plant-based omega-3s and minerals like magnesium and zinc as well as cell-protective antioxidants. These seeds are so nutritious that they’re sometimes referred to as “super seeds.” Flaxseed, chia seeds, and hemp seeds are [...]

What are Super Seeds?2021-10-07T09:42:31-04:00

What is a Clinical Dietitian?


A clinical dietitian's main role is to design nutrition programs to improve or maintain the health of patients. These programs may be short-term or long-term, depending on the patient. A short-term example could be to ensure that proper nutrition is delivered to an accident victim until full healing has occurred. Or they may be long-term [...]

What is a Clinical Dietitian?2021-10-07T09:42:40-04:00

What are the Benefits of Vitamin C with Zinc?


As mentioned in another question,"What are the best immune support vitamins?", vitamin C was listed as the first. We all hear how essential vitamin C is for our health but what are the added benefits with zinc? Vitamin C and zinc play important roles in providing adequate nutrition and immune defense. It’s used as a dietary [...]

What are the Benefits of Vitamin C with Zinc?2021-10-07T09:43:04-04:00

What are the Best Immune Support Vitamins?


Eating nourishing foods rich in certain vitamins can help your immune system fight off illness. The top three best vitamins, according to registered dietician Julia Zumpano, RD, LD are vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. Vitamin C- Daily intake of vitamin C is essential for good health because your body doesn’t produce or store it. A lack [...]

What are the Best Immune Support Vitamins?2021-10-07T09:43:33-04:00

What is Medical Nutrition Therapy?


Medical Nutrition Therapy,(MNT), is an evidence-based medical approach to treating certain chronic conditions through the use of a nutrition plan. MNT can be defined as “a nutrition diagnosis as well as therapeutic and counseling services to help manage diabetes.” It is a key component of diabetes education and management. The nutrition plan created is ordered and approved [...]

What is Medical Nutrition Therapy?2021-10-07T09:43:25-04:00
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