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?
We will all appropriately gather this holiday season in our homes, sharing our delectable Zoom meals with friends and family. Another common thread that we may also share is preparing and serving one of the tasty Criss-Cross Vegetables. Menu preparation without the...
Just this week, my favorite weather forecaster Mr. Al Roker announce he is battling prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society reports the three major risk factors for developing prostate cancer are race, age, and genetics. African American's mortality rate is...
As I sit reflecting upon all the events of 2020, the most shocking of all is protecting and preserving the very crucial life-supporting act of simply breathing. The respiratory system is under a mind-blowing, hard-hitting attack. We will be facing the onset of the...
Each Autumn, I struggle to find ways to preserve my beautiful aromatic spring herb garden from the harsh cold nights and mornings. Among the many herbs, Rosemary and thyme are my prize favorites. Each evening I find myself cutting off stems of both for meal...
Garlic is the cloven crown jewel of all the herbs as it plays a notable role today and throughout history in both culinary cuisines and medicine dating as far back as 2000 BC. Countless historical medical facts surround garlic usage, including the daily consumption...
The words are hard to come by reflecting upon the premature departure of Chadwick Boseman, I will always cherish his memory “WAKANDA Forever. " Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a disease that disproportionately affects the Black community. According to the American Cancer...