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A guide to veggie, legume pastas that add nutrition, not carbs
NOLA.com, Louisiana - September 18, 2018

Back in the day, options for pasta were pretty much limited to elbows or shells, spaghetti or fettuccini.Those are far from ideal nutritionally. They are essentially like eating a big ol' bowl of white bread. And at many restaurants, pasta dishes can pack in 150-plus ...

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Women's and Children's to adopt exclusive human milk based diet for premature infants
KLFY, Louisiana - August 8, 2018

The following is a news release from Women's and Children's Hospital: LAFAYETTE, La. – Women’s & Children’s Hospital is the first ...

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Women's and Children's to adopt exclusive human milk based diet for premature infants
KLFY, Louisiana - August 8, 2018

The following is a news release from Women's and Children's Hospital: LAFAYETTE, La. – Women’s & Children’s Hospital is the first ...

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Planning nutrition an essential part of back to school prep
KATC Lafayette News, Louisiana - August 2, 2018

When you think of school shopping, you are probably not picturing the grocery store, but you should!Experts say one of the best ways you can prep your kids for a successful school year is by feeding them the right foods to power their minds and bodies. Getting ...

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Before you start OPTAVIA, or any packaged-food diet, read this
NOLA.com, Louisiana - July 17, 2018

At the start of each summer, ads for pre-packaged diet programs start popping up on TV and on the Web, with promises of fast results with no grocery shopping or meal planning - and often with little or no exercise.The first couple of times someone asked me about ...

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Nutritionist shares meal prepping tips and grocery list
KSLA-TV, Louisiana - July 4, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -Tasty temptations on the 4th of July are as American as apple pie, but you don’t have to take a holiday on your fitness and healthy habits. We reached out to a nutritionist to learn how to stay on the healthy track, even if you indulge ...

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Nutritionist shares meal prepping tips and grocery list
WBXH, Louisiana - July 4, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -Tasty temptations on the 4th of July are as American as apple pie, but you don’t have to take a holiday on your fitness and healthy habits. We reached out to a nutritionist to learn how to stay on the healthy track, even if you indulge ...

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Optimum Performance: How to preserve muscle mass while on a 'cut diet'
NOLA.com, Louisiana - June 25, 2018

Muscle carries you around, but you carry fat along for the ride. If muscle and fat were compared to a car, the lean muscle would be the engine, while fat would be the bumpers. No matter what your age, preservation of muscle mass is important, not only to enhance ...

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Blood pressure: 5 diet, lifestyle changes that could improve yours NOW
NOLA.com, Louisiana - June 12, 2018

If you don't have high blood pressure, odds are that someone very close to you does. Nearly half of American adults have it, and many have no idea. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is referred to as the "silent killer" because there often are no symptoms. ...

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58 Whole 30 recipes that don't taste like you're on any diet, says Bon Appetit
NOLA.com, Louisiana - June 4, 2018

Have you considered the Whole 30 diet? It seems to be on fire these days.Two books about the Whole 30 diet recently landed in my mailbox: "Whole 30 Day by Day: Your Daily Guide to Whole 30 Success" and "Whole 30 Fast 7 Easy" (2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Both ...

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Woman battles cancer with diet; Harvard researchers to study her approach
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV, Louisiana - May 30, 2018

DELAFIELD, WI (WISN/CNN) – A woman said her emphasis on diet helped her in her battle against cancer, and now her approach will be studied by researchers at Harvard University to see if it can help others.For Kathy Bero, time in the kitchen is an investment ...

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Nicholls student, alumna honored for leadership in nutrition-
Daily Comet, Louisiana - May 15, 2018

Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 1:01 AM A Nicholls student and an alumna were recognized for their accomplishments in the field of nutrition at the Louisiana Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics annual conference.Co-founder and owner of the Houma-based ...

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Nutrition research study shows intermittent fasting helps certain health issues
WBXH, Louisiana - May 14, 2018

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -A pilot study conducted at LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center shows that eating all of your meals by mid-afternoon and fasting the rest of the day improves blood sugar control, blood pressure and oxidative stress, even when ...

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Could you follow federal nutrition, exercise guidelines for a year? Report
NOLA.com, Louisiana - May 1, 2018

How many times have you looked at the federal guidelines for activity and thought I really should do this? What about those federal dietary recommendations? Follow those?One man -- Daniel J. Green, who described himself as an "overweight health editor" for ...

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Dear Dietitian: Vegan Diet
Donaldsonville Chief, Louisiana - April 25, 2018

Wednesday Apr 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM I would like to know what is considered a healthy vegan diet and what a vegan should be eating on a daily basis in order to remain healthy and not become malnourished.Dear Dietitian,My daughter, who ...

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