Finding Vitamins in Nature

By Kirsten David, MS, RD, CSSD The food pyramid and the healthy eating plate seem very simple to follow, however, it is very common for people to still have a difficult time getting the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables each day (5 servings of vegetables, 2-3 servings of fruit). Because of that, we are …

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“Superfoods” Explained

By Kirsten David, MS, RD, CSSD How is a "superfood" defined?  A "superfood" is a food that contains an abundance of health promoting nutrients, phytochemicals and antioxidants.  It’s a food where you really get a lot of bang for your buck!  When it comes to ranking some of the top superfoods, by nutrient density, which are …

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