• Questions about Soy Intake in children

    With the current interest and trend toward plant-based eating, I often get questions from both parents and health professionals about the role of soy foods in the diets of children.

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  • Strategizing for Sports Success

    What’s on your plate influences your performance! Sports nutrition has always been a passion of mine and I have worked with young athletes since my graduate school days at University

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  • Remaking Snacking Habits

    A winning strategy is to view snack time as a time to add more fruits and vegetables combined with smaller portions of protein and whole grains mixed in.

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  • Does My Young Athlete Need Supplements?

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child and teen athletes from the Portland metro area.  She has worked with all types of athletes from recreational

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  • Fueling For Sports Performance

    Registered Dietitian Connie Liakos, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD, is available to counsel child, teen and young adult athletes.  She has worked with all types of athletes from recreational to elite

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Flavor your February with delicious heart-healthy Foods

Originally posted on Nutrition For Kids:
Celebrate American Heart Month with flavor-filled, colorful foods February is American Heart month, which is a great time to revisit your lifestyle habits and set goals?for adopting heart healthy habits. Heart disease remains the leading killer in the US for women and men alike. We also know that heart disease begins in childhood so…

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A Look at Applegate Well Carved™ Organic Blended Meatballs

One thing I enjoy as a registered dietitian nutritionist is keeping up with food trends and tasting new and innovative products.  While I often receive samples of new food products, not all are tasty and to be honest, some are really not that healthy. As a dietitian who works with both families and athletic consumers, I’m always on the lookout

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