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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 connect 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 making that same connection with you?  I connect in a way you will actually “Get IT’ actually understand that special nutrition connection needed to improve your overall health and wellbeing-Are you ready to connect!

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The Order of Alkaline Water

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than Ignorance." Summer heat brings on Summer thirst.  Many are converting to drinking the miracle Alkaline Water to quench their thirst because it comes with a bonus of improving health. The order of...

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A Different Point of View on BBQ

Growing up in Texas, BBQ was a weekend ritual. My mother enjoyed barbequing, as I reminisce on her homemade BBQ sauce, the smell of homemade rolls, and the mixture she would make to marinate the Brisket and Lamb. Texas and BBQ go together like a hand and...

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Recap the FODMAP

"What we eat determines how well our Digestion Works."  Although it is an uneasy conversation, approximately 10-15 percent of the population has issues with abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). ...

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Food for Thought: Brain Health

The human brain uses 20% of the body’s calories and is made up of 85% water and 60% fat requiring specific nutrients for proper development and maintenance of cognitive health.  Scientific evidence is increasing demonstrating the relationship between the...

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Those Sassy Fatty Acids

Evidence-based studies are showing that certain types of Fats (Fatty Acids) are significant contributors to high cholesterol/atherosclerosis, obesity, hypertension, diabetes,  gallbladder disease, and recently suggesting it may heighten the risk of breast...

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GMO or Non-GMO Does It Matter

While shopping in the grocery store has the “butterfly” seal on food packages ever caught your eye?  I actively search for the seal, which indicates the item is a “Non-Genetically Modified Organism” (GMO). The first GMO product was created in 1973 which...

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