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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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GUYS, PICK 4 FOR HEALTH by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Researchers recently reviewed the data of almost 21,000 men followed for over 22 years in the Physicians’ Health Study and examined the relationshi ... Read on »
LOVE YOUR LIVER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD -  Twenty Two gallons an hour! That’s how much blood goes through our liver every hour of every day.  This blood-guzzling gland, the largest in the h ... Read on »
The 6 HABITS OF HEALTHY WOMEN by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   By Marie Dufour, RD - Hypertension, also known as “The Silent Killer,” affects one in every four American women. In the last 10 years, 30% more women have been diagn ... Read on »
FAT? ME? by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour RD – Do you remember “Beaver” Cleaver from the 60′ series, “Leave it to Beaver?”   Or perhaps Porter and Sandy Ricks from “ Flipper?”  How would yo ... Read on »
REGRESSIVE NUTRITION by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD.   The human body has not evolved to process the foods currently been fed to its organs.  Result? Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and shortened life ... Read on »
MEAL HIERARCHY by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Nutrition pioneer Adelle Davis knew what she talked about: fuel your day with a hearty breakfast, sustain the energy with a solid lunch, and ease i ... 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 »
THE SPARC-to-FAT LINK by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   By Marie Dufour, RD – How do we store fat, and why do we store fat in abnormal ways? This is what scientists in Liverpool intend to explain.  They found that, when obe ... Read on »
EMOTIONAL EATING NO MORE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating WHY  do we over-eat?  In most cases, overeaters are emotional eaters. Doubt it?  Here’s a list of feelings.  If you’re overweight, think of how you respond to these: ... Read on »
RAW FOOD and DIET by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating RAW FOOD and DIET WHAT – An exclusive raw food diet is based on unprocessed foods, usually “organic” and plant-based, and usually low in fat.  Fruits, vegetables, see ... Read on »
HEALTHCARE vs. ILLNESS CARE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD -  In 25 words, here is my definition: “Healthcare is an individual responsibility that befalls on us who, by the grace of God or the fate of genetic ... Read on »
HIGH FAT DIETS LOWER ENDURANCE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – TAKE IT FROM THE RATS…. High-fat diets have long been known to lead to obesity, diabetes and heart failure and to be associated with cognitive decl ... Read on »
HEALTHY LIFESTYLES MATTER by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Just in case we needed a reminder, the Germans confirm that following healthy lifestyles lowers by 80% the risk of chronic diseases.  Surprised? He ... Read on »
ECONOMICS & ETHICS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD, FACMPE – Asuncion (Paraguay) – How about that?  Asuncion, Paraguay, made it to the US news screens and newspapers, albeit in a infamous way.  “DEAD ... Read on »
METABOLIC SYNDROME TIME by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Fifty million, and rising.  That’s the number of Americans with metabolic syndrome.  Never heard of it?  Here’s the scoop. The metabolic syndrom ... Read on »
TANNING BEDS LIKE ARSENIC by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) t has moved UV tanning beds to its highest cancer risk category — carcinogenic to huma ... 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 »
GOOD NIGHT FRIDGE by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Midnight snacking influences weight gain, say researchers at Northwestern University. We are, normally, diurnal animals. We’ve evolved to work ... Read on »
TOP THREE DIETS + 1 by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “I EAT, THEREFORE I DIET” is my mantra.  The instant food touches our lips, we are on some sort of diet: “see food” diet, vegetarian, restrictive, permissive, raw, whate ... Read on »
NORMAL EATING by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating By Marie Dufour, RD – Interesting discussion in the NYT this morning, about what constitutes “Normal Eating.” Of course, there is no agreement.  Perhaps because there is ... Read on »