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Foods rich in lutein make your eyes healthier

By Kim Larson RDN, NBC-HWC | March 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Foods rich in lutein make your eyes healthier

Look for the hallmark colors: bright red, yellow and orange foods, along with dark, leafy greens. Last week I attended the annual Food and Nutrition Conference Expo for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a national organization of more than 75,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. This annual conference showcases cutting-edge science in food, nutrition and health. […]

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The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean

By Kim Larson RDN, NBC-HWC | February 25, 2019 | Comments Off on The No. 1 recommended diet? That would be Mediterranean

A panel of experts has deemed the Mediterranean diet the healthiest way to eat. Way better than keto. The Mediterranean diet and lifestyle became the No. 1 recommended eating pattern in January, according to U.S. News and World Reports diet rankings. It took the lead from many healthy styles of eating, like the DASH diet, […]

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Four reasons you should try hara hachi bu in the new year

By Kim Larson RDN, NBC-HWC | February 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Four reasons you should try hara hachi bu in the new year

The Confucian-inspired adage is a reminder to stop eating when your stomach is 80 percent full. What’s hara hachi bu, you ask? No, it’s not a new food or a trendy spice. It’s a way of eating and enjoying food that originated in Japan. And it seems to be working, because people live longer and […]

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