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Dining with Diabetes 2015 Annual Report
Dining with Diabetes 2015 Annual Report - Articles Articles
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 29.1 million Americans have diabetes. It was the 7th leading cause of death in Pennsylvania in 2014. More
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Creating Health and Nutrition Leader Guide - Articles Articles

Creating Health and Nutrition Leader Guide

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

The goal of the StrongWomen program is to improve the health and well-being of middle-aged women (and men) through good nutrition and physical activity. More
Ins and Outs of Weight Training
Ins and Outs of Weight Training - Articles Articles
This fact sheet in the Creating Health and Nutrition series explains what weight and strength training are, what your muscles are doing while you train, and the health benefits training provides. More
Look for calcium in a variety of foods. Photo credit: Johnathan Steffaens, Flickr Creative Commons
Calcium-Rich Eating - Articles Articles
Calcium is a mineral needed for strong bones and teeth. To keep bones strong, we need to consume calcium-rich foods daily to replace calcium used in our bodies. More
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Calcium Supplements - Articles Articles

Calcium Supplements

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

Calcium is an important mineral for growth and bone health. People who do not consume enough calcium-rich foods have a higher risk of osteoporosis as they age. More
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Omega Fatty Acids - Articles Articles

Omega Fatty Acids

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

Learn about the effects of fatty acids and decipher the alphabet soup of omega 3, omega 6, DHA, EPA, AA, and AL fatty acids. More
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Gluten-Free Diets - Articles Articles
Gluten-free diets are recommended for those with Celiac disease and often those experiencing a gluten sensitivity. More
Weight Management
Weight Management - Articles Articles

Weight Management

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

Excess weight can put you at a greater risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and some forms of cancer. More
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Other Nutrients That Contribute to Bone Health - Articles Articles
Many vitamins and minerals are necessary for calcium to be used effectively by our bodies. Learn what they are how to boost your diet. More
Some Perspective on Meats and Cancer Risk
Some Perspective on Meats and Cancer Risk - Articles Articles

Some Perspective on Meats and Cancer Risk

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

A recent research summary has caused much interest on consuming meats, processed meats, and cancer risk. More
Which “Milk” is Right for Me?
Which “Milk” is Right for Me? - Articles Articles

Which “Milk” is Right for Me?

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

With the growing number of "milks" on the market, it can be confusing to select one. How do you know which is best – considering nutrition, taste and cost? More
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The Nutrition Facts Panel - Articles Articles
The Nutrition Facts panel found on food packages can help you make better food choices. More
What's the Scoop on Coffee?
What's the Scoop on Coffee? - Articles Articles

What's the Scoop on Coffee?

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

Discover coffee varieties, what you should know about drinking it, what the studies say on coffee and health, and current recommendations for consumption. More
Calcium-Rich Eating: Nutrition Facts
Calcium-Rich Eating: Nutrition Facts - Videos Videos
Learn the facts on ways to consume calcium-rich foods for best bone health. More
Fiber: Nutrition Facts
Fiber: Nutrition Facts - Videos Videos

Fiber: Nutrition Facts

Nancy Routch, RD, LDN

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Learn how fiber can help in health and chronic disease prevention. Learn best food fiber choices and how to add them to your diet. More
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