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Food spotlight: Are you FODMAP-intolerant?

You’ve likely heard of lactose intolerance and gluten sensitivity but do you know about FODMAPs? FODMAPs, which stands for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides and Polyols (we definitely prefer the acronym), are carbohydrates and sugar alcohols in your diet that are poorly absorbed by your body. If you’re experiencing gas, bloating, abdominal pain or diarrhea and […]

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6 nutrition trends for 2017 and beyond

The bad numbers, it seems, just like the pounds, continue to pile up. A recent report comparing the health of adults in 17 developed nations put Americans’ health last, at all stages of life and all incomes, with some of the worst rates of cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes. Generally speaking, we all know what […]

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Health spotlight: 6 ways to help reduce high blood pressure

  About one-third Americans have hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, with another 20% to 25% having pre-hypertension meaning they’re likely to develop full-blown hypertension in the future. Hypertension comes with an increased risk of stroke, heart attack and kidney failure, making it the number one cause of death in the world. While a […]

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