General Health

Why Wild, Grass-Finished, and Pasture-Raised Matters

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By Jennifer Laity, M.S., RCEP The debate about whether humans should be eating animal products, particularly meat and dairy, is often passionately argued. Those who feel strongly that, from a moral and environmental standpoint, we should avoid raising animals for food vehemently oppose those who believe that incorporating animal products into the human diet is […]

General Health

Eating for a Youthful Brain

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By Greta Hittle, MPH A recent study on brain metabolism published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that women retain a higher rate of brain metabolism throughout their lives. In other words, women tend to have more youthful brains than men.[1] This is positive news for women! Not only do we live longer […]

Corporate Health

How About Walnut Wednesdays?

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By Patti Miller, RDN Is free food a perk at your place of work?  The employer’s goal is to keep employees happy and on-campus. But are “Taco Tuesdays”, “Bagel Wednesdays”, and “Pizza Fridays” really making a positive contribution to your health and happiness? Do the never-empty bowls of jelly beans and chocolates really improve your […]