Tag Archives: Nutrition

The Whole Story of Yogurt

As a dietitian, I have the habit of breaking foods down based on their nutrient contributions.  For example, I might point out to my patients that lentils are a great source of iron and folate or strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C or yogurt provides calcium. But as nutrition science evolves, we now understand that this is an

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Growing Kids and Veggies

It’s no secret that I love edible gardening. Growing up on a farm, I was exposed to gardens and fields when I was literally just a sprout. I’m convinced that’s the reason I find it so easy to make “half my plate” (or more) fruits and veggies. As long as you don’t ask me to eat canned peas, I will

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