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How Restaurants Can Improve Healthfulness of Menus
How Restaurants Can Improve Healthfulness of Menus - Articles Articles
Find out how restaurants can make menu changes to improve the health of communities. More
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You Program
Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You Program - Articles Articles

Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You Program

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You program information for face-to-face and online classes. More
Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?
Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement? - Articles Articles

Coconut Oil: Why All the Excitement?

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

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
Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains - Articles Articles

Sprouting the Truth About Sprouted Grains

Stacy Reed, MS, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

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
Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health - Articles Articles

Lifestyle Patterns for Mind Health

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Diet, exercise, sleep, and mental acuity are the most prominent lifestyle factors influencing the heart and brain. More
Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation
Fish and Shellfish: Purchasing to Preparation - Articles Articles
Health benefits of eating fish include Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D. More
Mediterranean Eating on a Budget
Mediterranean Eating on a Budget - Articles Articles

Mediterranean Eating on a Budget

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

The Mediterranean eating pattern is followed by the 22 counties surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. It is one of the healthiest diets world-wide. More
Curriculum: Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You
Curriculum: Mediterranean Cuisine Comes to You - Articles Articles
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
Curriculum: Seniors Eating Well - Articles Articles

Curriculum: Seniors Eating Well

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, 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)
Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important? - Articles Articles

Strength vs. Aerobic Training: Which is more important?

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

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 - Articles Articles

Water, Water Everywhere

Katherine Ann French, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

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? - Articles Articles

Sleep—How Important Is It?

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

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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Does Chocolate Really Have Health Benefits? - Articles Articles
Chocolate, especially dark, has several health benefits. Learn the latest research, including recent added sugar recommendations from the U.S. Dietary Guidelines. More
Which “Milk” Is Right for Me?
Which “Milk” Is Right for Me? - Articles Articles

Which “Milk” Is Right for Me?

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Besides skim or nonfat, low-fat or 2 percent, whole and lactose-free cow’s milk, there is a growing list of plant-based beverages: soy, almond, coconut, rice, and hemp milks. More
Some Perspective on Meats and Cancer Risk
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Some Perspective on Meats and Cancer Risk

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

A recent research summary has caused much interest on consuming meats, processed meats, and cancer risk. More
What's the Scoop on Coffee?
What's the Scoop on Coffee? - Articles Articles

What's the Scoop on Coffee?

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Kelsey Cantor

Discover coffee varieties, what you should know about drinking it, what the studies say on coffee and health, and current recommendations for consumption. More
Protein and Protein Supplements
Protein and Protein Supplements - Articles Articles

Protein and Protein Supplements

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Lynn Kime

Proteins in the body function as the building blocks of our bones, muscles, skin, and blood. Find out good diet sources and how much you really need for health. More
Water is the healthiest thirst quencher, with zero calories
Creating Health and Nutrition - Rethink Your Drink - Articles Articles
This article in the Creating Health and Nutrition series explains the importance of making smart beverage choices to stay hydrated and healthy. More
Rethink Your Drink
Rethink Your Drink - Articles Articles

Rethink Your Drink

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Ashley Roberts

Frozen fruit beverages, coffee blends, and alcoholic mixed drinks can pack a powerful caloric punch. Learn to control beverage calories and future weight gain. More
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Tips for Making Healthy Changes Last - Articles Articles

Tips for Making Healthy Changes Last

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Many people find it difficult to make health changes lasting habits. Find out ways to keep you on track to success. More
Organic Foods
Organic Foods - Articles Articles

Organic Foods

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Whitney DePowell, MPH, MCHES

The term "organic" refers to foods that have been farmed and produced according to the standards of the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP). More
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Benefits of Walking

Karen Bracey, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Walking is a simple, easy, and inexpensive fitness program. Walking can be as easy as a stroll in the park, or it can be as intense as a vigorous hike. More
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Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls - Articles Articles

Maintaining Balance and Preventing Falls

Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES, Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN

Fall-related injuries can be serious enough to result in hospitalization and even premature death. People who fall often face major declines in mobility and independence. More
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Soy Protein and Soy Isoflavones - Articles Articles

Soy Protein and Soy Isoflavones

Lynn James, MS, RDN, LDN, Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN, J. Lynne Brown, Ph.D., R.D.

Soy foods are popular because of the many health benefits they provide. More
Motivators to Reach Your Health and Fitness Goals
Motivators to Reach Your Health and Fitness Goals - Articles Articles
Setting and achieving one small goal a day can help you build your confidence and over time, this can lead to permanent lifestyle changes. More
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