Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fennel, Beet and Orange Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

With beets now showing up more frequently on the stand at your local farmer’s market and with citrus fruits becoming more available at your local grocery store, this Fennel, Beet, and Orange Salad with a cumin vinaigrette will be the … Continue reading

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You can’t beat a beet!

by Staci O’Connor MS, RD, CLC, CDN The white beet was developed in the 18th century and the colonists brought the red and sugar beets to America in the 19th century.  Beets are now commercially grown in 31 states, California being … Continue reading

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN LD About 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer at some time in her life, and worldwide, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. While some risk factors are out of our … Continue reading

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Are Gluten-Free Foods Right for Your?

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN LD Gluten-Free is a current nutrition “hot” topic and many are using gluten-free products without first determining if it’s a good health choice for them. We know that gluten allergies and sensitivities are real. Celiac Disease … Continue reading

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Dumbbells vs. Kettlebells

New trends continue to pop up within the health and fitness field every day. Many times we dive in head first in order to try the newest method of weight loss and fitness classes without really knowing what the reasoning … Continue reading

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