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KTK-Nutrition · 7h ago

Nutrition in the News: New Food Labels On Store Shelves

New Food Labels Now Appearing on Food Packages:  new food labels were proposed by the Food and Drug Administration with an implementation date of July 2018.  While this date has been postpon...
KTK-Nutrition · 1w ago

Enjoy That Cheese

Do you enjoy eating cheese?  I do.  Is cheese healthy?  Are some cheeses healthier than others?  Should someone who wants to “eat healthier” keep eating cheese?  It is always amazing that so...
KTK-Nutrition · 3W ago

Bedtime snacking – good idea? Bad idea?

Hungry before going to bed?  Checking out what snacks are on hand?  Is it bad to eat before you go to bed?  Growing up I always ate my dessert late, usually just before bed time -  a hard ha...
KTK-Nutrition · 4W ago

Eat to Live Longer

Can you eat to increase your chances of  living longer?  Are there foods you can eat more or less of that will decrease your chances of  getting type 2 diabetes, stroke or heart disease?  ...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

How to Stay Hydrated in Summer

Summer and hot weather are here.  What are you doing to be sure you are staying hydrated?  Everyday Health recommends Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer.  The Henry Ford Health System ...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

Is Your Olive Oil Real or Fake?

Olive Oil – hopefully you have a bottle in your pantry.  Why?  Because it is a heart healthy oil and an oil with many health benefits.  But to get those health benefits, it needs to be REAL ...
KTK-Nutrition · 4W ago

Eat to Live Longer

Can you eat to increase your chances of living longer?   Yes, there are foods to increase in your diet and foods to decrease.   Have you ever seen the movie, Lost Horizon?  The actors find t...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

Yogurt and health benefits

Are you eating some yogurt every day?  You should be.  Researchers are finding more and more health benefits to eating yogurt.  When teaching nutrition, I give the students nutrition “homewo...
KTK-Nutrition · 1M ago

Coconut oil and health myths

Is coconut oil healthy?  So many people think so.  So many students in my class have told me they use coconut oil as someone recommended it to them as being good for their health.  Not surpr...
KTK-Nutrition · 2M ago

Brown Eggs or White Eggs?

Is there a difference between brown eggs and white eggs?  Are brown eggs healthier?  Many people think so.  Why do brown eggs often cost more than white eggs?  Recently we enjoyed a breakfas...