Meal Prep and Planning

By Jeanette Kimszal, RDN, NLC How do you stay successful with maintaining a healthy diet? Four words: Meal Prep and Planning Without this you will be floundering around the kitchen staring at your empty refrigerator and will want to hightail it to the local eatery to grab some grub. Now I’m not saying eating out is completely …

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Healthy Eating: Small Changes for Lasting Success

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE, PA Meal planning can be a challenge for anyone. “Where do I start?”. “When should I eat?”. “What should I eat?”. These are common questions that many of us have and want answered. I’ve compiled a list of helpful tips that help answer these questions, while getting you started on …

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Leaky Gut Syndrome

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE, PA  Do you experience symptoms such as increased bloating, gas, cramps, food sensitivities, and aches/pains that aren’t associated with a medically diagnosed condition? You may suffer from “Leaky Gut Syndrome”. Unfortunately, this condition isn’t fully understood due to the lack of evidence and research. It is considered a “diagnosis of …

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Heart Healthy Eating

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE, PA There are many recommendations and dietary plans out on the market that address heart healthy eating. Specific meal plans centered around cardiovascular health include the DASH diet, Mediterranean diet, low-sodium diet, vegetarian diet, vegan diet, and low cholesterol diet. All this information can be somewhat daunting and confusing, but …

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Salt and Sugar: How Much Can You Have in One Day?

By Mitchell Blume, RD, CDE “Cut back on your salt”. “Avoid added sugar”. How many of us have heard these statements? It is generally known that majority of people consume too much salt and sugar throughout the day. But, how much is too much? For the average individual, it is recommended to limit your salt …

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