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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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The Flexitarian Diet:  A Mindful Perspective

The Flexitarian Diet: A Mindful Perspective

The beginning of each new year inspires and motivates us to make positive recent changes in our lives, especially in health. In addition, with the knowledge of the importance of food, as it relates to our overall health and well-being, many of the new year’s...

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The Vibrant Synergetic Effect of Vitamin C

The Vibrant Synergetic Effect of Vitamin C

Today’s popularity with vitamin C has never been so intense since 1747 with the emergence of Scurvy. The popularization of vitamin C is due to its positive effects on the immune system. Thus, choosing the most efficient vitamin C sources is imperative to prevent any...

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Ultra- Processed Foods and Food Addiction

Ultra- Processed Foods and Food Addiction

As I stroll down the aisles of a new wholesale food chain specializing in organic foods, temptation continues to pull me to the snack foods section, specifically chips. Stopping and standing in front of my favorite brand of chips, I hear my inner voice state, "Stop;...

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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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