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Quick and Easy Healthy Snacks for New and Nursing Mothers

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Having a new baby changes many things in a woman’s life including how she sleeps and eats. Scheduled meals can sometimes be a challenge in the early weeks for the new and nursing mother.  Making an effort to eat nutritious snacks at least every 3  hours will help nourish and sustain the mother while she adjusts to her new role.  Eating a […]

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Omega 3′s – How Important Are They When You Are Pregnant and Nursing?

Posted 3 years ago by Lori Scholle

Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman’s life that is filled with preparing for the joys of motherhood to come.  There are many things mother’s are focused on as their pregnancy progresses – preparing for the nursery, getting ready for maternity leave and being as healthy as possible for the development of their baby.  Focus […]

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Tips for Safe and Healthy Pool Snacking

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

Summer is here!  Can you believe that the school year is over and now families get to spend endless days in the summer sun?  One of the best ways to play outdoors and keep cool in the summer is to go to the pool.  The summer pool season is where countless hours will be spent […]

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Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

Are you looking for a quick complete breakfast that you can take with you while you rush out the door in the morning?  Smoothies can provide a complete meal in a glass if their ingredients are healthful.  Here are some of our favorite healthy breakfast smoothie recipes that you might like to try!  Please note […]

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Smoothies or Juicing – Which Is Better?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

In an effort to stay healthy people often turn to quick fixes to help them accomplish their nutrition goals while maintaining a busy life.  Smoothies and juicing are some examples of quick fixes that people are using to get more fruits and vegetables into their diets.   Smoothies or juicing-which is better? Without a doubt a smoothie is […]

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5 Questions For New Nursing Mothers Answered

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

As an “expecting” mother makes the monumental switch to becoming a “new” mother there are bound to be questions about nearly everything.  New moms often become so focused on their new baby’s needs that they forget about taking care of themselves.  Fortunately taking care of yourself is not much different than when you were pregnant.  […]

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Why Should Cholesterol and Triglycerides Matter to Me?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist I am asked a lot of different questions about health everyday.  One of the most common questions is “Why should cholesterol and triglycerides matter to me?”  The answer to this question can be complicated so I have focused this week’s blog on answering it.     What are Triglycerides? The chemical form […]

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Grass-Fed Beef – Is It Better For You?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

When it comes to eating red meat, specifically beef, the opinions on the subject are as varied as the number of cuts available.  For years we have been told to stay away from red meats because of their saturated fat content and it’s effect on your cardiovascular health.  It is important to note that despite these […]

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Why am I Having Trouble With Weight Loss After Turning 40?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

As women get older things about our bodies as we know them seem to change.  Our energy levels are not as high as they used to be, we have aches when we wake up in the morning and we gain weight with seemingly little or no control of it.  We ask ourselves “Why am I having […]

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Does Lack of Quality Sleep Affect Your Weight?

Posted 4 years ago by Lori Scholle

As spring approaches us everything seems to be bursting with new energy and life. Even our clocks “spring ahead” like they did this weekend taking away one hour of our sleep. Missing one hour of sleep might not seem like a big deal but as everyone starts their first day back at work or school […]

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