Tag Archives: Baby Boomer Health and Nutrition

Eat Your Flowers!

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist
In the summer we enjoy the bounty a garden brings. The fruits, vegetables and flowers all just blend together for a beautiful display as well as pleasing our palate.
While many fruits and vegetables do … Continue reading

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How Nutrition Savvy Are You?

March is National Nutrition Month. Take the quiz and see just how nutrition savvy you are!
1.  Sources of complete vegan proteins include:
a.  Chia seeds
b.  Hemp seeds
c.  Quinoa
d.  All of the above
 
2.  Vitamin K can be found in:
 
a.  Primarily in green vegetables, such as broccoli and asparagus along … Continue reading

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Do you know what Oxycholesterol is?

Most of us are aware of the association between cholesterol and heart health. Scientists are now revealing the effects of a little known form of cholesterol called oxycholesterol.
At the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists from the … Continue reading

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