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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Patty Minta, RD, LDN

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

Nutrition Knowledge – Are superfoods always super?

We try our best to incorporate more plant foods into our meals to increase our nutrient and fiber consumption. However, sometimes we don’t actually...

Nutrition Knowledge – The skinny on fat

Fat is a macronutrient along with protein and carbohydrates. We need fat! Our brain is 60% fat and we need those essential fatty acids...

Nutrition Knowledge – What’s sweet about sweeteners?

Most of us like a little something sweet. Sugar comes in many forms and overconsumption not only adds empty calories, but can affect our...

Nutrition Knowledge – The good, the bad and the ugly

Knowledge is power and good nutrition is the foundation of good health. We have been on a journey for many years now learning and...

Nutrition Knowledge – Simple holiday health

We have taken a journey this year exploring simple solutions for physical and emotional wellness. Let’s apply the strategies we learned this past year...

Nutrition Knowledge – Health benefits of gratitude

It’s November already! Our designated month to “give thanks”. Or is it? Should we focus on gratitude more regularly? Medical science says definitely YES! Gratitude...

Nutrition Knowledge – Snoozing for health?

We hear more and more about the importance of getting good sleep. There are many tips that help facilitate a good sleep routine including...

Nutrition Knowledge – Seek out some help

We may not realize just how much our emotions or relational difficulties affect our overall wellness. A major component of overall wellness is to...

Nutrition Knowledge – Fruits and veggies

Fruits and veggies are our best source of micronutrients, especially antioxidants. By making sure that we eat enough fruits and veggies each day, we...

Nutrition Knowledge – Write it down

Have you ever kept a food log or diary? There are several reasons why keeping a list of foods we have eaten is helpful. Weight...

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