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Our bodies are home to thousands of different micro-organisms, bacteria, fungi and yeasts that all must co-exist and work together to keep us at our healthiest. Outside factors and stressors make it difficult for our bodies to maintain a positive balance - homeostasis - between all of these “moving parts.”  Whether we are conscious of...
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As a Registered Dietitian, I try not to miss an opportunity at the beginning of the year to start out with good health practices. These might include adequate sleep, consistent exercise, managing stress, moderation of alcohol use, no tobacco, keeping hydrated, meeting weight goals as well as intentional nutritious eating. Most New Year’s Resolutions include...
Fresh Start Smoothie Bowls

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. It's January and that means everyone gets to reboot, do it over and start again. All the scrumptious snacks and multiple meals washed down by holiday cocktails and finished with rich desserts can be forgotten by new resolutions. Oh, if only that were true....
Gluten-Free Ingredients

Thanksgiving meals are full of favorites like turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and pumpkin pie. Individuals with dietary restrictions may find it tricky to locate alternatives for the feast they wait all year to enjoy. Time and energy are a commodity during the holidays and having to scan labels and translate lists of ingredients becomes that much...