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Think before you shake: the sodium saga continues

May 24th, 2013 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Back in 2011 when the 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines came out, health professionals, especially registered dietitians were shocked by the “51 and older” population recommendation for sodium intake. It said: Reduce daily sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) and further reduce intake to 1,500 mg among persons who […]

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Getting back to basics

January 18th, 2013 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan RD Columnist Sweetener consumption has been in the news lately with the soda ban in New York City and like initiatives popping up in cities throughout California in recent elections. In speaking with many of my clients, they show solidarity for such bans, but when we start talking about the details of […]

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Recipe for a healthy kitchen

September 21st, 2012 · No Comments · nutrition, Staying Healthy

Carol Berg Sloan RD Staff Writer I mostly write about nutrition, but another factor for good health is food safety. Here are a few tools for your kitchen to keep it one of the safest places in the house. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that every year about 48 million people in […]

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Five fantastic food finds

April 13th, 2012 · No Comments · nutrition

Carol Berg Sloan, RD Nutritionist According to the Grocery Manufacturing Association, more than 30,000 new products are introduced into the marketplace every year. There are a few that meet my criteria for a keeper- cost, taste, nutritioun- that I hope will be around a while.

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Home for the healthy holidays

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · nutrition

Submitted by Cat Park Guest Columnist The holiday season is in full swing, which means tables are full of everything from mashed potatoes and turkey to ham and sweet cranberry sauce. With the amount of food consumed from Halloween to New Year’s, it’s no wonder this time of year has such a bad reputation. Eating […]

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