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Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services


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Ask the Dietitian - What's the Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic?

Oct 12, 2018 11:00:23 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Advice, Health, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Does no-GMO on a label or a Non-GMO Project Verified seal on a label mean the product is organic?

If you’re feeling confused while reading product labels these days, you’re not alone! As a health conscious shopper, it’s important to understand labeling so that you can make informed decisions while you shop. I often receive questions about labeling and more specifically, what does the no-GMO label and the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal on a label mean? Does this mean the product is organic?

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Ask the Dietitian - Heavy Metals, What are They?

Sep 28, 2018 3:39:34 PM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Advice, Health, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Heavy metals - what are they?

Heavy metals are chemical elements that occur naturally in the earth. They can be found in soil, water and air through the erosion of rock and through volcanic eruptions. Industrial practices such as mining, smelting, use of fossil fuels and development of man-made chemicals add heavy metals to the environment. Heavy metals can be found in paints, pottery and ceramic glazes, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. Because of their natural and man-made presence in soil, water and air, many of them will be found in foods and drinking water...

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Ask the Dietitian - Food Allergy or Intolerance…What’s the Difference?

Aug 13, 2018 10:38:47 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Advice, Health, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Food allergy or Intolerance...what's the difference?

Does your child have a sensitive stomach? Perhaps he or she gets fussy or gassy after mealtime? As a parent, it's extremely difficult to see your child suffering, but it's also difficult to figure out what may be wrong with your little one. I often receive questions from parents about whether their child has a true food allergy, or if he or she has developed a food intolerance. Both can have similar symptoms, but are quite different...

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