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healthy human dog snacks

Healthy Human Dog Snacks to Make Your Pooch Happy

Although I'm considered a human nutrition expert, I am not ...
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restaurant dining and health

Restaurant Dining: A Cost to Your Health and Wallet

My spouse and I are health conscious because I am ...
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ice cream calories

Ice Cream Calories: 6 Tips to Lighten Up

Ice cream is a special summer treat. For many, summer ...
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drinking water and flouride

Drinking Water and Fluoride: Healthy for All?

For most of my life I never really thought much ...
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probiotic supplements purchasing

Probiotic Supplements: 5 Purchasing Tips

Do you understand how to purchase probiotic supplements? Or, are ...
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fish oil for dogs

Fish Oil for Dogs: Good For Furry Friends Too!

As a practicing dietitian/nutritionist, I recommend fish oil to my ...
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should you take supplements

Should You Take Supplements: Facts to Consider

News coverage over the last few days seems to be ...
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clean up your dirty eating

Clean Up Your Dirty Eating in 7 Steps

We are all busy! My new clients all seem to ...
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b12 for weight loss

B12 for Weight Loss: Is this Bunk/Junk Science?

Last evening the topic in my college nutrition class was vitamins. ...
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nutrition realist or purist

Are You a Nutrition “Purist” or “Realist”?

It seems as though these days everyone has an opinion ...
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Use this information at your own risk. Although I am a licensed IL dietitian/nutritionist, I am not your dietitian. The information in my blog Chew on This located at is for educational and informational purposes only. It is also my own opinion and subject to change in the future. Please consult with your own medical professionals for individual treatment.