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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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Vitamin B-12: Know your Risk Factors

Vitamin B-12: Know your Risk Factors

Of all the many B-Vitamins, Vitamin B-12 is one of the water-soluble vitamins which receives the least amount of attention doing many physical exams.  My introduction to B-12 was very early, through an aunt, by receiving B-12 shots from her physician during her...

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Probing the World of Probiotics

Probing the World of Probiotics

The consumption of Probiotics has become extremely popular today.   According to a 2012 NHIS interview, shows about 4 million (1.6%) U.S. adults in the past 30 days report the use of probiotics.     The word Probiotics in Latin means “For Life” dates back 10,000...

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Criss-Cross The Vegetables

Criss-Cross The Vegetables

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...

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The Fatty Facts of Prostate Cancer

The Fatty Facts of Prostate Cancer

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...

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Seeking a Regiment of Zinc

Seeking a Regiment of Zinc

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...

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An Herb to Remember

An Herb to Remember

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...

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