Yearly Archives: 2012

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Nutrition Unscrambled

Paradigm Shift in Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Today’s post comes from Dr. Donald Layman. Dr. Layman is the Director of Research at the Egg Nutrition Center and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois and a leading researcher studying dietary needs for protein and amino acids. A recent review by Dr. Acheson in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition highlights a paradigm …

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Top 2012 Food and Nutrition Stories

Today’s post comes from Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD. Zelman is the Director of Nutrition for WebMD, overseeing diet, nutrition and food information. Among other duties, she serves as Senior Nutrition Correspondent, writes weekly features, columns and newsletters, provides expert editorial review of diet and nutrition articles and covers national meetings. Zelman has extensive media experience, …

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Fueling Athletes for Winter Sports

Today’s post comes from Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS.   Ellis is a sports dietitian, who counsels athletic programs on nutrition and teaches athletes how to eat the right foods on a sensible schedule to fuel performance, prevent muscle cramps, finish strong and recover well. He is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. Winter …

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Staying Well and Preventing Seasonal Illness

Today’s post comes from Dixie Harms, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, FAANP. Dixie is a family nurse practitioner at Family Medicine of Urbandale in Urbandale, IA and also serves as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She specializes in diabetes care and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Dixie is also a member …

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Holiday Recipe Round-Up

Our blog post comes from one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors, Serena Ball, MS, RD.  Serena is a registered dietitian in St. Louis and mother of four kids. She blogs delicious recipes on the TeaspoonOfSpice blog. We like to wish our friends and co-workers “Happy Holidays” this time of year; so in an additional sentiment of …

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Happy, Healthy Holidays!

Today’s post comes from supermarket dietitian Karen Buch, MS, RD, who leads the Weis Lifestyle Initiatives team for Weis Markets. In her role, she is responsible for consumer advocacy and strategic planning for Weis Markets’ growing health and wellness initiatives. Karen also serves as the editor-in-chief of Weis Healthy Bites™ magazine and serves as an …

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Infant Introduction of Solid Foods

Today’s post comes from Chris Barry, PA-C, MMSc. Barry is a nationally certified physician assistant specializing in pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and currently serves as the Medical Liaison from the American Academy of Physician Assistants to the …

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Your Secret Weapon Against Holiday Overindulgence? High-Quality Protein

Today’s blog post is written by Emmaline Rasmussen, Dietetic Intern. Emmaline studies Dietetics and Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and will be eligible to sit for the registered dietitian exam in December of 2012. She is an avid food and nutrition enthusiast as well as a certified yoga teacher. We’ve all been …

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Kidney Disease: The Protein Factor

Today’s post comes from Araceli Vázquez, MS, RD, LD. Vázquez is one of the few bilingual/bicultural dietitians in North Texas. She began her career in nutrition in 1996 after a successful career as a microbiologist and now offers nutrition counseling as part of her private practice, DietGenics. Vázquez is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional …

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“What’s for Dinner?” Wednesday: Start Thanksgiving with Eggs for Satiety

Today’s post in another one from Julie Rothenberg, Loyola Dietetic Intern.  We’re using our “What’s for Dinner” post to get you thinking about breakfast tomorrow. When most of us think of Thanksgiving, three things typically come to mind; friends, family, and—of course—food! As we celebrate this holiday and enjoy the company of those close to us, …

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