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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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What’s in Your Food Container

What’s in Your Food Container

By the year 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish.  When plastic breaks down, the results are what is known as micro-plastic.   Micro-plastic ends up in the digestive system of our fish and eventually in our bodies.  These factors along...

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An Apple for Thanksgiving

An Apple for Thanksgiving

Apples are the most consumed fruit in the world, and during the fall/winter season, they are at their peak.  Apples are incredibly nutritious in that they not only provide 4 grams of fiber, rich in vitamin C and potassium, but more critical are a rich...

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Achieving the Effects of Food Synergy

Achieving the Effects of Food Synergy

Food Science (the study of the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food) is one of the most intriguing aspects of nutritional science. Science recognizes the fact that the biochemistry of our bodies directly corresponds to the chemicals in food....

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Breast Cancer:  How Aware Are you?

Breast Cancer: How Aware Are you?

I Wear Pink for My Hero My MOMOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Today due to the advances in treatment such as  “breast cancer Targeted Therapies,”  early detection, and an increase in awareness, the diagnosis of breast cancer is finally on the...

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Undressing Processed Meats

Undressing Processed Meats

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of CureLabor Day has now passed marking the unofficial end of Summer.  To most this means the end of two summertime favorites Picnics and Ball Parks which goes hand in hand with hot dogs and Kielbasas.  The summer...

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The Food, Health and Microbiome Connection

The Food, Health and Microbiome Connection

October is a sure sign of “Winter is Coming” with the commencement of the "flu season."  There are constant reminders in local drug stores of immunization shots appearing all over.  Vaccines are essential as they assist our bodies in protecting against the...

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