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Ask the Nutritionist...

November 5, 2016

By Emily Isaacson    Nov 4, 2016

Q: I have low thyroid function. Is there a natural way to improve thyroid health?

A: There are several ways to improve thyroid health. The most important one is to have a high quality source of natural iodine in your diet. Iodine is often low in soil where there…

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Potassium is an important ingredient for heart health

November 2, 2016

by Emily Isaacson    Oct 28, 2016

Seniors Nutrition Care: Why do we need potassium?

In our later years, the importance of good nutrition becomes paramount. When the leading cause of death is heart disease, we should take steps to improve heart health. There is more to regulating high blood p…

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Ask The Nutritionist...

October 13, 2016

Published Oct 7, 2016  in The Mission Record.

Q: My kids all come down with colds in the winter months. Is there a natural way to help their immune systems?

A: There are several ways to improve your immunity using diet and herbal supplements. Winter months can increase the incidence of colds and …

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Healthy Fats Improve Concentration

October 2, 2016

By Emily Isaacson. Published by the Mission City Record 9/30/16

Senior's Care Nutrition: Why do we need healthy fats?

A balanced diet helps maintain our good health throughout the life-cycle. Everyone's food intake each day should include some healthy fats. Even if you follow a low fat diet or…

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Ask The Nutritionist...

October 2, 2016

Published Sept 2, 2016  in The Mission Record.

Q: I do not take any calcium supplements. How do I maintain my calcium balance throughout the day on foods alone?

A: Calcium is regulated by the blood; however, whenever body tissues or the blood become acidic due to low intake, the blood compensates…

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When a nutritionist is a missing piece of the puzzle

October 2, 2016

By Emily Isaacson

Senior's Care Nutrition: Why do we need a nutritionist?

A nutritionist offers an important piece of the healthcare puzzle. Even if you are in good health, it is important to see a nutritionist or dietitian at least once a year, unlike a dental checkup. A nutritionist will loo…

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Ask The NutritionisT...

October 2, 2016

Published Aug 5, 2016  in The Mission Record.

Q: I do not have celiac disease. Is there any benefit to eating gluten free?

A: Gluten-free eating is becoming more popular nowadays, with the increasing amount of people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Also there is a much larger selec…

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