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NAFWA Healthy Living Professional

Boston, Massachusetts
Learning is achieved in many different formats. I have always been a researcher finding trust in one's lesson, but always ensuring that lesson is up to date. I learn by doing. Some learn by seeing. Some learn by reading. Some learn by watching. My passion is inspiring others indirectly. I try... Full Bio
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• The first commercial plan ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating • The first commercial planting of walnuts in California began in 1867 when Joseph Sexton, an orchardist and nurseryman in Santa Barbara County planted English waln ... Read on »
“I’m hungry, can I h ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “I’m hungry, can I have a cookie?” Rapidly growing children often require refueling between meals and a cookie is often the answer. Busy parents frequently resort to proce ... Read on »
(NC)-Christmas dinner should lea ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating (NC)-Christmas dinner should leave you feeling stuffed, sleepy and satisfied, not sick to your stomach. Yet thousands of Canadians get food poisoning every year from eatin ... Read on »
(NC)-Homocysteine is becoming an ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating (NC)-Homocysteine is becoming an increasingly recognized indication of poor health and detrimental to good cardiac function and overall wellness. Homocysteine is an int ... Read on »
(NC)-No time to think about what ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating (NC)-No time to think about what to serve for breakfast in the mornings? Here are some easy and nutritious breakfast options that take no time to prepare: • Yogurt ... Read on »
3 Tips for Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk: Get FIT by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Medical advances and early detection have improved the survival rate of breast cancer patients, yet one out of every eight women in the United States will still face the dis ... Read on »
500-Pound Ruby Gettinger’s Unforgettable Journey by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Savannah resident Ruby Gettinger is beautiful, charming, charismatic and weighs a life-threatening 500 pounds. This November, Style’s cameras will follow Ruby’s personal jour ... Read on »
A client of mine recently asked ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A client of mine recently asked me about an infomercial on a product by Debbie Meyer’s known as “Green Bags”. They wanted to know if they actually work. A recent feature o ... Read on »
A healthy snack just might keep ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A healthy snack just might keep your New Year’s resolutions on track. Some New Year’s resolutions are broken before the Christmas decorations have even come down. T ... Read on »
According to a U.S. retail organ ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating According to a U.S. retail organization, the most popular costumes in 2006 were: For Kids • Princess • Pirate • Witch • Spiderman &bu ... Read on »
All foods contain a mixture of t ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All foods contain a mixture of the three different types of fats: saturated, polyunsaturated and monounsaturated. There are no foods that contain only one type. They conta ... Read on »
Americans now spend over $1.5 tr ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Americans now spend over $1.5 trillion annually on medical care. There is no end in sight to rising costs. From the medical community’s standpoint, why should there be? If ... Read on »
An athlete in regular training a ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating An athlete in regular training and competition will have a requirement for a higher intake of vitamins compared to a sedentary individual. Exercise, even of the moderate k ... Read on »
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Worried ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Worried about your cholesterol? You may want to schedule a few appointments with a registered dietitian, to get some sound advice about how to shape up ... Read on »
Any dialysis patient who has had ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Any dialysis patient who has had a brush with high potassium will know only too well how dangerous this can be. We are forever being told to watch our potassium intake, so ... Read on »
Are fruit juices a better choice ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Are fruit juices a better choice for children and teens than soft drinks? Researchers at the University of Houston recently reviewed scientific studies to explain why s ... Read on »
As more and more studies emerge ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As more and more studies emerge regarding the effect of certain foods on our health and longevity, it tends to get more difficult to stay current on information. It’s as i ... Read on »
As you become more aware that yo ... by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As you become more aware that you are aging the most powerful step you can take is to eat foods that strengthen your immune system. Blueberries totally protect you with it ... Read on »
Avoid Mercury Contamination by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A federal study of mercury contamination conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey was released last week, finding the toxic substance in every fish tested in nearly 300 strea ... Read on »
Back to School Nutrition Tips for Kids by NAFWA Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Now that kids are back in school, it’s the perfect time for parents to start thinking about school lunches and how to offer their children healthier choices. Marie Roth, Regi ... Read on »