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Our View: Health of older adults hinges on more than just diet
Press Herald, Maine - September 5, 2018

Participants in the Maine Senior FarmShare Program each receive $50 worth of fresh fruit and vegetables from a local farm – and that’s not even the healthiest part of it. More than a few pounds of blueberries and a few ears of corn, the program provides ...

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St. Mary's Nutrition Center to host Business After Hours - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston Sun Journal, Maine - August 10, 2018

LEWISTON — St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, 208 Bates St., will host the LA Metro Chamber’s Business After Hours from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16. The event is free.Uplift LA will collect school supplies during the evening to help with ...

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Maine maple syrup, honey producers not so sweet on nutrition label change
Press Herald, Maine - May 31, 2018

MaryAnne Kinney, whose family owns Kinney’s Sugarhouse in Knox, is planning her own one-woman march on Washington, D.C., in June to protest a proposed federal regulation that would require maple syrup labels to indicate the product contains “added ...

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Grand opening for Fueled by Nutrition - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston Sun Journal, Maine - May 16, 2018

LEWISTON — Fueled by Nutrition invites the public to a ribbon-cutting and grand opening celebration from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 1. Fueled by Nutrition is at the Marketplace Mall, 675 Main St., Suite 13.The company offers healthy protein shakes and energizing ...

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High-purine diet can bring on gout - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston Sun Journal, Maine - April 27, 2018

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have gout in my big toes. Does uric acid cause gout? Also, I read that gout is caused by red meat and seafood. Is only shellfish considered seafood, or any fish, such as haddock and salmon? — D.E.B.ANSWER: Gout is a disease associated with ...

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Hannaford donation to benefit child nutrition - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston Sun Journal, Maine - April 16, 2018

Hannaford Chef’s Table chefs Kerry Altiero, left, and David Turin join Good Shepherd Food Bank Executive Director Kristen Miale and Hannaford Vice President of Marketing Maile Buker, far right, at the Burchard A. Dunn School in New Gloucester recently to ...

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The MIND diet. 10 foods that COULD be good for your brain
Bangor Daily News, Maine - April 6, 2018

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The MIND diet. 10 foods that COULD be good for your brain
Bangor Daily News, Maine - April 6, 2018

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Provide all school children with proper nutrition - Lewiston Sun Journal
Lewiston Sun Journal, Maine - April 1, 2018

You see him in the hallway, waiting casually until the line is almost gone, but keenly aware of its steady movement through the kitchen. If he waits too long, the kitchen ladies will have moved on to their next task, but if he goes too soon, too many students will ...

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Americans are getting a failing grade in nutrition literacy
Bangor Daily News, Maine - May 17, 2017

If I asked you, âWho do you trust?â you would probably name a friend or family member â unless the topic is nutrition. Odds are your nearest and dearest are not your most trusted sources for nutrition information, even though there's an excellent

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How to diet on the run
Bangor Daily News, Maine - April 22, 2017

One of the most onerous aspects of losing weight is all the planning. Most people who have ever considered, much less attempted weight loss know that planning is key. It’s so important that dieters live by motivational quotes such as, “Those who fail to plan ...

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Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your diet
Bangor Daily News, Maine - March 23, 2017

A Nutrition-packed Drink: Mix 1-2 tsp. into water, stir and drink as soon as possible (it will form a gel in less than a minute). Chase with juice. Or try mixing directly into juice.Drink variations: Mix with any dehydrated green, purple, red or orange drink mix. ...

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Woman who adopted plant-based diet, saw MS symptoms fade will speak at nutrition conference
Press Herald, Maine - March 15, 2017

An internist who changed her career and turned around her health after discovering the peer-reviewed power of a plant-based diet, Dr. Saray Stancic comes to Maine next month to deliver the keynote address at the annual Maine Nutrition Council conference.

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Can a Mediterranean diet keep your brain from shrinking as you age?
Bangor Daily News, Maine - January 13, 2017

As we age, our brains shrink. Especially the parts that we rely on to learn, remember, and do other important mental activities. What if, by just following a certain diet, we could slow down the process?A new study suggests that it might be possible. It found an ...

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Nourishing Nutrition — Making Everyone Happy: Cooking During the Holiday Season
Freepress Online, Maine - December 15, 2016

The following scenario, for example, is not farfetched: your sister-in-law is gluten-free, your nephew is vegan, your uncle has diabetes, and your brother avoids all grains, legumes, and dairy â version of the Paleo diet. If this is you â stop. Take

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