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A Nutrition Blog

Welcome to Nutrition Connections LLC
Welcome to “Nutrition Connections LLC” designed to connect you with
the most current and ever-changing Nutritional Research
developments of today.  “Knowledge is Power”, but what is nutritional
knowledge if you do not understand it, or know how to apply it to
improve your health and wellbeing?  As a practitioner, Registered
Dietitian (RD) and a Certified Diabetic Educator (CDE) for over 25
years, I am required to continually stay up to date and connected to
the latest research and development in my field of Medical Nutrition
Therapy (MNT). Staying current is essential to appropriately and
accurately educate patients; and now, through this blog, I offer to
make that same connection with you. I do so in a way that you will
actually “Get IT” and understand and appreciate that special nutritional
link needed to improve and maintain your overall health and wellbeing.
Are you ready to connect?

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Avocados, the Nutrient-Dense Powerhouse Fruit

Avocados, the Nutrient-Dense Powerhouse Fruit

Avocados are unique fruit in nature, dating back 10,000 years in South Central Mexico. However, it was not until 5,000 years ago, through the efforts of the Mesoamerican tribes (Aztecs and Maya) domestication of the fruit occurred. Mexico, Latin America, and...

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LEMON’S Fresh Squeeze Health Benefits

LEMON’S Fresh Squeeze Health Benefits

Nothing is more satisfying than a good cold glass of fresh squeezed lemonade on a hot summer's day, especially here in Texas. Growing up in Texas, I can only remember the daily use of fresh lemons in everything such as our Texas teas, seafood, vegetables, desserts,...

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The Damaging Effects of Comfort Foods-Beware

The Damaging Effects of Comfort Foods-Beware

The emotional impact of current events is incredible. We are all experiencing the effects of inflation which is at its highest rate since 1982. Today, Americans are facing higher prices in food, gasoline, housing, and energy costs, as well as labor shortages and...

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An Oil Above All Others

An Oil Above All Others

The introduction of the Olive tree dates back to the beginning of time, as with all other trees standing amid the Garden of Edam.   However, history records the first extraction of Oil was from the olive, dating as far back as 4,000 to 5,000 BC. Ancient Israel...

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Smitten by The- (TRF) Intermittent Fast

Smitten by The- (TRF) Intermittent Fast

When considering the act of Fasting, historically, the action points back to Africa-Egypt with the enslaved Hebrews.  History notes the act of Fasting as one of the commands given to Moses for the children of Israel in observance of the Day of Atonement; today, we...

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Bouts With Gout

Bouts With Gout

Approaching my neighbor as he began limping in pain, struggling to mow his lawn one evening inquiring if something was wrong, he starts to point, indicating my foot, my toe is hurting.  Excruciating burning pain at the base of the big toe, almost bringing him to...

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