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Patty Minta, RD, LDN

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Patty Minta is a Registered & Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist. Visit her website for links, nutrition info and tips at www.nourishednestedandblessed.com.

Nutrition Knowledge – Flexing our gut ‘muscles’

We may think about what we consume as the only factors that influence our gut microbiome: the foods, pre- and probiotics, hydration, etc. We...

Nutrition Knowledge – Watering the gut microbiome to ‘grow’ good bacteria

Continuing our series on the gut microbiome and our health, we need to understand just how much proper hydration plays a vital role in...

Nutrition Knowledge – Get back to good bacteria

We continue our series on gut health, specifically the microbiome, and how improving the make-up of our intestinal flora improves our overall health. To review...

Nutrition Knowledge – Fermented food for the win!

Let’s continue to learn how to have a healthy gut. Remember, our gut is where most of our immune system originates. It is also...

Nutrition Knowledge – Gut feeling

It is important to understand why it is essential to have a healthy gut. Our gut is where most of our immune system originates....

Nutrition Knowledge – Keep yourself healthy this winter

It’s cold and flu season, so we need to keep our immune system working its best. There are some very fundamental things that help us...

Nutrition Knowledge – Healthy Holidays

We have taken a journey this year learning about the most important things we can do for our health from a nutrition standpoint. Hopefully,...

Nutrition Knowledge – The A to ZZZs of Nutrition for Sleep

We may not think of sleep falling into the nutrition category; however, what we eat (or don’t eat) can greatly affect the quality of...

Nutrition Knowledge – Powerful Nutrition

Last month we talked about strong bones. This month it’s strong muscles. This doesn’t mean we are all going to be power-lifters, but it...

Nutrition Knowledge – Good Bones

What comes to mind when we hear the phrase “good bones”? Usually that is a term used to describe a house that has a...

Nutrition Knowledge – Carbohydrates, are they all bad?

For years, we have been inundated with the message that carbs are bad and that in order to lose weight or maintain a healthy...

Nutrition Knowledge – Building blocks

Step 7 in our yearlong journey to better health is to understand how our body needs and utilizes protein. Protein is one of the...

Nutrition Knowledge – Fill up!

Well, the weather is finally getting nice and warm! So here is my reminder that our health depends on excellent hydration for many reasons....

Nutrition Knowledge – Healthy fats

Another health strategy is to choose healthy fats as part of our overall food intake strategy. Healthy fats are high in essential fatty acids, which...

Nutrition Knowledge – Digestive health

Strategy number 4 of our Top 12 Strategies for staying healthy is to pay attention to our digestive health. It is estimated that 70%...

Nutrition Knowledge – Antioxidants

This month we focus on antioxidant function. While we commonly know this word, do we really know the role of antioxidants in our health?...

Nutrition Knowledge – Antioxidants

This month we focus on antioxidant function. While we commonly know this word, do we really know the role of antioxidants in our health?...

Nutrition Knowledge – Put out that fire

We are continuing our Top 12 Strategies for staying healthy with our second strategy, reduce inflammation. We all know when we get a cut...

Nutrition Knowledge – Be your healthiest self in 2021

There is a big focus these days on staying healthy. Readers of my column know that being healthy has always been the focus. So...

Nutrition Knowledge – Happy, Healthy Holidays!

Well, the holidays have started and so have the cookies and pies! We may even be baking more this holiday as a fun family...

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