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How often have you found yourself standing in the middle of the grocery aisle, trying to decipher the nutrition facts food label or navigate a long list of ingredients. The good news is that theREAD MORE

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For St. Patrick’s Day we think about Irish foods like corned beef and Colcannon. How about Irish soda bread? It’s one of the simplest breads to make and the origin is just as simple. HistoricallyREAD MORE

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When it comes to raisins, I’m often asked the question, “Is it ok to eat raisins if you have diabetes?” or “Will eating raisins increase my blood sugar?” Since there seems to be confusion, IREAD MORE

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With the New Year come New Year resolutions, and many people vow to eat healthier and lose weight. After several weeks into the New Year, it is not surprising to find most of these resolutionsREAD MORE

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These cupcakes can be scared up in minutes—no mixer needed! It’s a simple baking project for children to practice measuring, stirring, following a recipe—and just one bowl and one spoon to wash!   The basicREAD MORE

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I used to live across the street from a middle school athletic field. On Saturdays in the fall, youth soccer games took center stage. I would watch as parents paraded across the field with coolers,READ MORE

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School is back in session, and if you are like me, the family calendar is filling up fast. I have a new carpool schedule this year and it is taking some getting used to. WithinREAD MORE

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Back to School. And for many of us, that means back to packing lunches. As a kid, do you remember your lunch box? I’ll give you a hint about mine… it was a Disney character.READ MORE

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Mom was right again—we need to eat more fruit (and veggies)! Earlier this summer, the US Food and Drug Administration issued new guidelines to reduce the amount of salt used in processed foods. That’s becauseREAD MORE

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Mornings are an important time in our house.   That’s when we take care of dishes, eat a healthy breakfast and gear up for a good day. And that’s when we touch base on what’sREAD MORE

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About The Author
SUZANNE NELSON, ScD, RDN
Suzanne Nelson

Dr. Nelson recently joined the staff of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania as a nutrition and wellness advisor and sports nutritionist. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley. While in California, she was the team nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers and provided nutrition consultation to the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. In addition, Dr. Nelson has advised elite amateur athletes at the national, world, and Olympic level. She is a nationally known speaker in sports nutrition and is the author/editor of several books and numerous scientific journal articles. Dr. Nelson is the Nutrition and Health Advisor for Sun-Maid.

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