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Diversity, love and unity

February is American Heart Month and Cancer Prevention Month, as well as a week for Eating Disorders Awareness. All present great opportunities to increase awareness and encourage healthy habits. As usual, I’ve compiled some of the best resources available from the most credible sources in the industry to help you…Read More

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American Heart Month

Focus on a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle During American Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, and impacts millions of individuals nationwide. February is American Heart Month, and The National Heart, Lung, and Blood…Read More

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National Cancer Prevention Month

Did you know that there are roughly 1.7 million1 new cases of cancer each year just in the United States alone? The positive news is that many of these cases are preventable, and that’s why…Read More

Eating disorder risks and awareness

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 22-28, 2021 marks America’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week - a time to increase awareness, educate and share resources with individuals and health care professionals nationwide. View the articles below to learn more about…Read More

2021 Runner at the starting line

Becky’s Note for January

​Happy, hopeful 2021! I sincerely hope you enjoyed the holidays with your friends and family—in whatever form you were able to celebrate—and are feeling ready for the new year ahead. It’s safe to say that…Read More

People eating and sharing a nutritious meal together

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Revised Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes Have Been Released

The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2020-2025 were released by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services on January 4, 2021. The ninth edition of these guidelines puts a focus on…Read More

After a challenging 2020, this new year is a great opportunity for a fresh start. If we’ve learned anything from last year, it’s that life is unpredictable and our health is so important. Let’s take this new year to make the small, positive changes we can and focus on the things that we have control over. Long term health and wellness starts with these small changes that turn into healthy habits.

Food and Health Trends for the New Year and Beyond

After a challenging 2020, this new year is a great opportunity for a fresh start. If we’ve learned anything from last year, it’s that life is unpredictable and our health is essential. Let’s start this…Read More

Team of foodservice professionals

Celebrate Pride in Foodservice Week February 3-7

to The 30th annual Pride in Foodservice Week will be celebrated February 3–7 to recognize all the amazing and hardworking foodservice staff at facilities around the country who are helping make a difference. This celebratory…Read More

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

January is Thyroid Awareness Month and National Glaucoma Awareness Month

We’re starting off 2021 with two very important health observances: Thyroid Awareness Month and National Glaucoma Awareness Month. The COVID-19 pandemic has helped heighten the importance of health and wellness, and how important it is…Read More

Hello December

Becky’s Note for December

Tis the season, and our team at Becky Dorner & Associates would like to wish everyone a very happy and healthy holiday season. Most of us are not sad to see the end of 2020…Read More

Woman holding small holiday gift

Give the Gift of Continuing Education This Holiday Season

Gift-giving is just part of the fun of the holiday season, but what do you get for a nutrtition professional - especially in a pandemic? Recognize, reward and encourage continuing education with a Becky Dorner…Read More

Senior couple on a video call with family to celebrate the holidays

Make the Holidays Special—Even During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been extremely difficult for most of us, but especially for older adults who are living in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and for those struggling with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.…Read More

Family enjoying holiday dinner

Tips for Healthy, Happy Holidays

The holidays often involve lots of food, which means food safety should be a top priority. In fact, it’s more important than ever this year as we continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Both the…Read More