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marie dufour RD Registered Dietician

Specialty: registered dietitian (RD)
In my 30-year career as a medical group administrator, meeting over 100,000 patients, I observed... Full Bio
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404 by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Oops. Something obviously isn't right if you're reading this. The URL you entered or followed no longer seems to exist, has been removed, or has been replaced. If you feel ... Read on »
A BAKER, A DREAMER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My sister in law always wanted to have her own bakery.  But what could a mother of four little kids do?  Between carpools, PTA meetings, swimming lessons and girl scout ... Read on »
A BAKER, A DREAMER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My sister in law always wanted to have her own bakery.  But what could a mother of four little kids do?  Between carpools, PTA meetings, swimming lessons and girl scout ... Read on »
A GRAIN OF SALT by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Did you know that about 60% of the US adult population has either pre-hypertension or hypertension?   Both conditions increase the risk of heart disease and stroke.   Heart ... Read on »
A HA’PENNY A CALORIE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD -  My oldest son, a mortgage broker, keeps drilling me on the difference between cost and investment.  A rental property is an investment; a car is j ... Read on »
A HA'PENNY A CALORIE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Half a penny more a calorie: does the Mediterranean diet really cost more, or is it a better investment?   By Marie Dufour, RD-   My oldest son, a mortgage broker, kee ... Read on »
Alcohol kills 1 in 25 worldwide by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating by Marie Dufour, RD – Alcohol consumption is the cause of one in 25 deaths worldwide, one in 10 in Europe. World-average consumption is about 12 drinks per week, but Ame ... Read on »
ALCOHOL MATTERS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour RD – If you chose to drink alcohol, be an informed consumer.  There is more to alcohol than the heart benefits heralded by the media.  Know the risks ass ... Read on »
Atkins’ Green Twist by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By marie Dufour, RD   – Dr. Atkins is long gone, but his marketing machine lives.  Propelled by the soy and almond industries, a new study heralds the weight-loss benefi ... Read on »
BAN TANNING SALONS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A survey of tanning salons revealed that 90% of the owners allowed teenage girls to tan more often than the three or fewer recommended sessions.  Instead, 71% of the fac ... Read on »
BAN TANNING SALONS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A survey of tanning salons revealed that 90% of the owners allowed teenage girls to tan more often than the three or fewer recommended sessions.  Instead, 71% of the fac ... Read on »
BAN THE HAM by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Are we seeing the end of the ham sandwich? The World Cancer Research Fund is asking parents to stop serving kids processed meat. The reason? Processed meat such as h ... Read on »
BAN THE HAM by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Are we seeing the end of the ham sandwich? The World Cancer Research Fund is asking parents to stop serving kids processed meat.   The reason? Processed meat such as ham, ... Read on »
BAN THE HAM by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Are we seeing the end of the ham sandwich? The World Cancer Research Fund is asking parents to stop serving kids processed meat. The reason? Processed meat such as h ... Read on »
BBQ Alert – OXYCHOLESTEROL HEAVYWEIGHT by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   By Marie Dufour, RD – It’s Sunday, and I know North America is gearing up for its last summer BBQs just as much as South America is firing up its ritualistic Domingo A ... Read on »
BBQ Alert – OXYCHOLESTEROL HEAVYWEIGHT by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   By Marie Dufour, RD – It’s Sunday, and I know North America is gearing up for its last summer BBQs just as much as South America is firing up its ritualistic Domingo A ... Read on »
BEER, BOOZE, and CANCER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – A new Canadian study found that moderate (more than one drink per day) and heavy drinkers of beer and spirits are significantly more likely to deve ... Read on »
BEER, BOOZE, and CANCER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   Does drinking alcohol increase your cancer risk? A new Canadian study found that moderate (more than one drink per day) and heavy drinkers of beer and spirits are more ... Read on »
BEER, BOOZE, and CANCER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – A new Canadian study found that moderate (more than one drink per day) and heavy drinkers of beer and spirits are significantly more likely to deve ... Read on »
Broccoli Joli by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have a confession to make: I don't like veggies, and I especially don't like broccoli.  But it's one of the most nutrient-dense produce around, so I use a little.  To take ... Read on »