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The Skinny on MCT Oil - A Healthy Fat

One of the most satisfying developments in nutritional science has been the change in the way we nutritionists view fats. When I started in the field, fats were viewed as villains, responsible for everything from obesity to heart attacks. Today, we have a better understanding of the subject, and we know fats are essential for good health.There are thousands of studies about the lifelong and b…

Alternatives to Our Kids' Favorite Junk Foods

Fast food restaurants on almost every corner, vending machines in every school, junk food that lines store shelves and is stacked by registers... what chance do our kids have to be healthier and make better food choices? This has led to an "overfed, undernourished generation."When I had my daughter Lily 11 years ago, as a dietitian I knew I was going to be strict about her food choices. At a young…