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Moderation Maven

Dishing up the best ingredients for a healthy lifestyle

Moderation is Key When Catching Rays and Vitamin D

Did you have a chance to soak up some sun in the past week? Whether you were getting the garden ready, cleaning up the yard, or just relaxing on the porch, your body was busy making vitamin D wherever the sunlight hit your skin. It is commonly known that vitamin D is needed for bone health, as it helps the body absorb calcium to protect against osteoporosis and bone fractures. In additi...

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Spring Cleaning for Your Diet

Can you believe it's nearly springtime? Every March, dietitians celebrate National Nutrition Month, an awareness campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association). This year, our theme is "Get Your Plate in Shape!" Indeed, with warmer weather just around the corner, there's no better time to lighten up and "spring-clean" your eating habits...

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