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We are pleased to introduce our series of blog posts from EduPlated dietitians on all-things-nutrition! Each week we'll cover relevant nutrition news, trends, advice, recipes and much more!

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Short Bowel Syndrome

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE, PA Short bowel syndrome is considered a group of gastrointestinal problems primarily associated with poor and inadequate absorption of nutrients in the diet. This condition generally impacts individuals with at least half of their small intestine and all or part of their large intestine removed, damage done to their small …

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Tired All The Time? It Could Be An Iron Deficiency

By Jeanette Kimszal, RDN, NLC Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day?  You could be suffering from an iron deficiency. Iron is an essential mineral that occurs naturally in animal and plant foods. It is synthetically added to food products and can also be supplemented. This mineral is an integral part of red blood cell production. Iron helps …

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Nutrition for Reducing Exercise Induced Injuries

By Kirsten David, MS, RD, CSSD When participating in hard training, sports, or other activities, injuries are bound to happen. When injured, there is typically a reduction in training. This may cause you to get off track with your training schedule and activity/health goals. There are many ways to reduce injury risk while exercising, such …

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Why Omega 3’s and How to Get More

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE “You should eat more fish”. We constantly hear this and there is a consensus that it is true, but why? Fish have many beneficial nutrients. One that stands out is its Omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3’s are essential polyunsaturated fats that are associated with many health benefits. Heart protection …

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