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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 Vibrant Vitamin C

The Vibrant Vitamin C

Today’s popularity with Vitamin C has never been so intensive since 1747 with the emergence of Scurvy.  Essentially, currently, the popularization of vitamin C is due to its positive effects on the immune system. Tracing the history of vitamin C, a Scottish physician...

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Fiber Up Your Immune System

Fiber Up Your Immune System

Following the recent Covid-19 vaccine disbursement around the world leads to the importance of our innate immunity.   According to the CDC, experts believe that getting a COVID-19 vaccine may help keep you from getting seriously ill if you get COVID-19.  The vaccine's...

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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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