February’s Note from Becky

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February’s Note from Becky

 Valentine’s Day just around the corner, and we can all celebrate our love for health and nutrition! In honor of American Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month, we’ve compiled some of the best resources available on…Read More

American Heart Month

Share Some Love — It’s American Heart Month!

In honor of American Heart Month, we’re sharing helpful articles and resources so you can share them with your patients and clients. Let's focus on increasing awareness and preventing heart disease! February is American Heart…Read More

Heart healthy foods to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

Clear the Confusion: What to Eat to Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Janelle is a 59-year-old woman who is concerned about her risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). Her mother died at age 61 from a heart attack, and even though Janelle is relatively healthy, her LDL cholesterol…Read More

Heart healthy foods in the shape of a heart

Nutrition News for February

Malnutrition is a life-threatening condition that drastically diminishes a person’s quality of life. As nutrition professionals, we play a vital role in screening, identifying and intervening for those with malnutrition so they have the proper…Read More

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Cancer Prevention Month

February is Cancer Prevention Month, a time dedicated to educating and empowering people to reduce risk of cancer.  There have been major advancements in cancer research to celebrate, including providing doctors with better tools to…Read More

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Malnutrition Diagnosis and the Value of an Experienced Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Is your facility diagnosing malnutrition correctly and including documentation needed to support that diagnosis? This can mean the difference in capturing the best reimbursement for malnutrition or leaving those dollars on the table. Diagnosing and…Read More

January’s Note from Becky

Happy New Year! I sincerely hope you enjoyed the holidays with your friends and family and are feeling ready for this new year ahead of us. I always love starting off a new year on…Read More

Food, Fitness and Embracing Life Leads to Healthy Aging

Eating nutritious foods and getting plenty of physical activity is a foundation of being healthy at any age. Research supports healthy eating, fitness and overall outlook on life as keys to healthy aging. Access helpful…Read More

News in Nutrition and Aging for January

January marks the start of a new year, which means a new opportunity to excel. Start the new year off right by educating yourself on the latest news in nutrition and aging. These articles explore…Read More

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Your Healthy Future Begins in 2020

Many people have a goal in mind to live a long and healthy life. The best time to start is now, so let's start with 2020! The articles below explore tips and eating patterns that…Read More

Why Should Older Adults Focus on Fiber?

 Digestion plays a vital role in our overall health and wellbeing, and fiber is the key to maintaining regulrity and avoiding constipation. Is there a link between irregularity and aging? What is constipation and what…Read More

Is Irregularity Normal for an Aging Adult?

Doris is a healthy 69-year-old woman who has recently had problems with “irregularity”, her polite word for constipation. She thought it was just a symptom of aging, but the problem was really starting to bother…Read More