Monthly Archives: December 2012

  1. Waste Not, Want Not: How to Use Excess Food

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    December 27, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    The average American household throws out between $500 and $2,000 worth of food per year. Most of the food we …
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  2. The Worst Holiday Drinks

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    December 20, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    Eggnog (one cup)- 224 calories, 11 g fat, 21 g sugar Instead- Silk brand nog (1 cup)- 180 calories, 2 …
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  3. Portion Distortion

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    December 20, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    Over-eating is one of the biggest problems in today’s society, whether it may be serving larger portions, or simply mindless …
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  4. Calcium – ensuring that your child is getting enough!

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    December 18, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    Calcium is extremely important for bone health to prevent osteoporosis as an adult.  The best way to find out if …
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  5. 6 Misleading Healthy Food Phrases

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    December 13, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    “Made with whole grains,” “good source of antioxidants,” “made from real fruit,” … these are only a few of the unlimited …
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  6. Energy Drinks: the Not so Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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    December 12, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    According to a recent survey, energy drinks are consumed by 30-50% of adolescents.  Below is a list of potential adverse …
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  7. Six Foods That May Cause a Food Allergy

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    December 6, 2012 by thehealthyheartcenter

    What is a food allergy? This is an abnormal response to a certain food triggered by your body’s immune system. …
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Dr. Wali Gauvin

Kendra Fink RD CPT

Jessica Griffin: Intern

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