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De-stress for Health
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De-stress for Health

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Katie Greenawalt, MS, CHES

When it exceeds a certain level, stress stops being beneficial and can cause major damage to your body, mind, and health. More
Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?
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Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?

Mary Reistetter Ehret, M.S.,R.D.,L.D.N., Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Saturated fats raise the “bad cholesterol” (LDL, or low-density lipoprotein), which may lead to atherosclerosis (heart attacks and strokes). More
Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains
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Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains

Stacy Reed, MS, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Grains that can be sprouted include any viable seed, such as alfalfa, clover, corn, whole-grain wheat, barley, rye, millet, rice, and oats. More
Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health
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Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Diet, exercise, sleep, and mental acuity are the most prominent lifestyle factors influencing the heart and brain. More
Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation
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Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Health benefits of eating fish include Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D. More
Mediterranean Eating on a Budget
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Mediterranean Eating on a Budget

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

The Mediterranean eating pattern is followed by the 22 counties surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. It has been increasingly heralded as one of the healthiest diets world-wide. More
Sodium Specifics
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Sodium Specifics

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Amber E. Denmon, MS, RDN, LDN

The American Heart Association recommends an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 milligrams per day for most adults. More
Curriculum: Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You
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Curriculum: Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

With this curriculum, teach your students the culinary practices related to the Mediterranean way of eating and living, while discovering regionally produced local foods. More
Curriculum: Seniors Eating Well
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Curriculum: Seniors Eating Well

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Dori Owczarzak, MS, RD, LDN, Matthew Kaplan, Ph.D.

This curriculum is intended to improve the nutrition and health status of middle-aged and older adults. More
Both strength and aerobic training are important for overall physical fitness. (Photo credit: Vanessa, Flickr Creative Commons)
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Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important?

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Both strength and aerobic training are important for optimal physical fitness. Learn how to improve your health in both of these areas. More
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Water, Water Everywhere

Katherine Ann French, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Water is needed in almost every bodily function and by all organs. How much water do I need each day? More
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Sleep—How Important Is It?

Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Sleep is very important for optimal health because that's when the body recharges and revitalizes itself. And less sleep can actually make you sick. More
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Vegetables: The Cornerstone of a Healthy Diet - Articles Articles

Vegetables: The Cornerstone of a Healthy Diet

Katherine Ann French, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Eating a diet rich in vegetables as part of an overall healthful diet may reduce the risk of stroke and coronary artery diseases, diabetes, and certain cancers. More
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Fantastic Fruits - Articles Articles

Fantastic Fruits

Katherine Ann French, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Fruit is one of nature's perfect foods. Fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium, and calories and are a good source of fiber and other important nutrients. More
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Bone Mass Measurements: What the Numbers Mean - Articles Articles

Bone Mass Measurements: What the Numbers Mean

Dori Owczarzak, MS, RD, LDN, Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

A bone mineral density (BMD) test can provide a snapshot of your bone health. More
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