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Summer Nutrition Tips

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Do you ever think about your family’s summer nutrition?  If you’re like most of us, probably not.  We aren’t as likely to get colds, our schedules aren’t as regimented with the kids out of school, and we have different activities with which to amuse ourselves.  It’s also harder to plan…

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Nutrition for Pregnancy: Thriving in 3 Stages of Motherhood

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Optimizing nutrition for pregnancy ideally should begin prior to conception, continue through pregnancy and extend through breastfeeding.  These are crucial times in a woman’s life to remain optimally nourished.  A mother’s nourishment provides her child with the strongest possible health foundation while also protecting her own body from depletion.  This…

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Teenage Nutrition Guide

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The statistics concerning teenage nutrition are saddening.  According to a study released by the National Health and Nutrition Survey in 2013, 80% of surveyed teenagers between the ages of 12 to 19 years old had a nutrient-deprived diet.  Correlating with these statistics, 1/3 of teenagers had elevated or borderline cholesterol…

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EVENT: Family Nutrition Workshop

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WHAT you eat is important to your family’s health and nutrition, but HOW you eat is important, too. Did you know that studies have linked regular family meals with higher grade point averages and greater self esteem? That’s just a couple of the many surprising benefits you’ll discover during our upcoming…

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EVENT: Are You Taking the Right Vitamins?

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You take your vitamins to ensure your health is top-notch.  Do you know the right supplements to take–and the correct amounts–for your individual body and best health? Everyone is unique.  Therefore, your vitamin and nutrition needs are also unique.  Your individual health issues, lifestyle factors and genetic makeup can affect your…

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Dr. C’s Surprising Food Rules

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Sometimes, the list of “what NOT to eat” seems a bit daunting. Hormones, GMOs, refined foods, additives, etc . . . the list goes on and on! Here are some quick basics from Dr. Cannizzaro: Eat Whatever You Want If  You Cooked it Yourself. When you cook, you know exactly…

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Nutrition Tips

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What you eat has an enormous impact on your health!  Eating a natural diet gives your body the building blocks it needs (vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, etc.) to keep up all its important processes.  Namely, your immune system! Our holistic pediatrician likes to recommend foods that are good for your body’s systems,…

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Dr. Cannizzaro’s Nutrition Tips

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What’s to eat?  A question you probably hear more than once a day.  We all know it’s important for our nutrition to eat healthy meals and snacks because 1) it grows strong kids and 2) it teaches our kids how to eat when they cook on their own (not soon enough,…

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