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Alcohol and the Link to Cancer

4/16/2019
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OK, quick answer, yes or no? Does drinking alcohol raise cancer risk? If you answered no, you’re not alone. A national survey, by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO, revealed that most Americans, even we medical types, are unaware of alcohol and the link to cancer even when drinking small amounts. Let’s look at… The post Alcohol and the Link to Cancer appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:14:57

Celery Juice: Cure-all, Celebrity Crap or Sound Science

4/4/2019
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I just decided to Google celery juice and in .53 seconds there were 60,300,00 results. Most of the information on celery juice is pseudo science but the public for the most part doesn’t know this and believes and lives by what they read. This tells me as medical professionals, we need to be looking… The post Celery Juice: Cure-all, Celebrity Crap or Sound Science appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:07:48

Top Strategies for Vegans and Vegetarians to Prevent Nutrition Pitfalls

3/21/2019
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As a clinician, what regular clinical testing or screening is appropriate for vegans and vegetarians? Are supplements needed? Are they healthful for patients of all ages? What about the pitfalls, say nutrient shortages? How should you evaluate patients’ diets if they are vegan or vegetarian? Let’s talk to dietitian Sharon Palmer on the Breaking Down… The post Top Strategies for Vegans and Vegetarians to Prevent Nutrition Pitfalls appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:15:30

The Efficacy of Probiotic Supplements

3/7/2019
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Do patients really need probiotics to be healthy? In a confusing marketplace, which strain and dose do you recommend for which health condition? I had the opportunity to hear Anthony Thomas, PhD, speak in Toronto about the efficacy of probiotic supplements. From his doctorate and post doc research in Nutritional Biology and now as the Director… The post The Efficacy of Probiotic Supplements appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:11:38

Guidance They Can Trust: What Today’s Health-Focused Patients Seek

2/19/2019
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In a world of social media influencers, nano influencers, and celebrities, who do your patients turn to for health and nutrition information? What do today’s health-focused patients seek? On the podcast let’s talk to social psychologist Dr. Shelley Balanko and gain interesting insight to better understand where our patients are today and what they are… The post Guidance They Can Trust: What Today’s Health-Focused Patients Seek appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:11:30

Iron Supplements, Absorption, Cautions

2/6/2019
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The other day at the grocery store I ran into an acquaintance who said ‘may I ask you a question’? This happens to you too right? All the time. She found out she was anemic, bought the first iron supplement on the shelf and took it. But her lab tests showed no improvement. Then she… The post Iron Supplements, Absorption, Cautions appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:07:56

Is Religion Taboo in Nutrition Care?

1/24/2019
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Is religion taboo in nutrition care? As health professionals sometimes we think we need to know everything about every religion before we can include it. The beauty of working with people is that we’re all people. You have feelings, experiences, beliefs…you have a story. While you’re the expert in nutrition, you’re not expected to be… The post Is Religion Taboo in Nutrition Care? appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:09:03

7 Nutrition Questions You’ll Be Asked in 2019

1/10/2019
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Happy new year! I’m looking forward to a good year with you and a lot of interesting nutrition questions and conversation. With the start of each new year comes a bevy of nutrition, diet and food trends. Some evidence-based, many just quackademic medicine or the creeping of pseudoscience into medical and nutrition science. But their… The post 7 Nutrition Questions You’ll Be Asked in 2019 appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:05:41

Choose Food Not Fear

12/27/2018
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Have you noticed how the marketing of food has changed? Whoever thought fear mongering would be a part of it? I’m not talking about cibophobia or the fear of food that’s a complicated phobia rather fear-based marketing and how it affects food choices. Choose food, not fear. Let’s say one of your patients or clients… The post Choose Food Not Fear appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:09:25

Culinary Nutrition: From the Clinic to the Kitchen

12/11/2018
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Do you want to bring your medical nutrition therapy to life? You teach evidence-based nutrition and you’re good at it right? But do your clients and patients need more? Are they struggling to make the connection between the science in the clinic and the kitchen? Consider culinary nutrition from the clinic to the kitchen. … The post Culinary Nutrition: From the Clinic to the Kitchen appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:10:35

5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Carbs

5/3/2018
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We see a lot of chatter about carbohydrate in our Bariatric Surgery Eating Group on Facebook. Some people think carbs are bad and try to never eat them, others fear carbs and still others love them… especially the less healthy ones. Are you confused and don’t know what to believe about carbs? Every friend tells… The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Carbs appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:24:08

Apple Cider Vinegar: More than a Salad Dressing?

2/22/2018
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Apple cider vinegar combined with Dijon mustard and a little EVOO makes a tasty salad dressing but does it alter blood PH or aid in weight loss? I remember a call-in radio show I was doing a good 15 years ago when someone asked if apple cider vinegar would balance the PH in the body. I… The post Apple Cider Vinegar: More than a Salad Dressing? appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:06:35

How Weight Affects Your Fertility and Pregnancy

2/8/2018
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Podcast. What’s new in 2018 I hope your new year is off to a really good start. This year you’ll see some changes in the Breaking Down Nutrition for Medical Professionals podcast. We work to evolve with your suggestions each year. Thank you for the requests to hear the Beyond Bariatric Surgery podcasts too. Once… The post How Weight Affects Your Fertility and Pregnancy appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:23:30

5 Ways to Add Culinary Nutrition to Your Practice

11/21/2017
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Out with that sheet of paper telling a patient what to do and in with culinary nutrition where you’re showing them how to do it. It’s the application of nutrition principles combined with food science knowledge and displayed through mastering culinary skills. The health concerns of many patients can be traced to disease states affected by a poor diet.… The post 5 Ways to Add Culinary Nutrition to Your Practice appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:12:02

Your Culinary Nutrition Kitchen

11/16/2017
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Are you trying to take care of your health and make smarter food choices? Cooking shows, companies that deliver fresh ingredients to your home, grocery stores with selections of tasty-looking ready-to-eat meals are booming. We want our food to taste good, look appetizing and be nutritious, right? Why not kick it up a notch in… The post Your Culinary Nutrition Kitchen appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:12:06

Binge Eating Disorder in Bariatric Surgery

11/7/2017
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Did you know that on average, 30% of patients at bariatric surgery centers have binge eating disorder or BED? The trifecta of binge eating, obesity and bariatric surgery creates a complex multifactorial health situation. Joining me on the podcast is registered dietitian nutritionist and certified eating disorder dietitian Karen Beerbower. Karen serves on the Senior Advisory… The post Binge Eating Disorder in Bariatric Surgery appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:11:47

Will Binge Eating Disorder Affect Your Bariatric Surgery?

11/2/2017
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PODCAST. Are you considering bariatric surgery? Do you think you may have binge eating disorder? The trifecta of an eating disorder, obesity and bariatric surgery creates a complex health situation. Joining me on the podcast is Karen Beerbower, a registered dietitian nutritionist who’s certified to treat eating disorders. For years she was an instructor training bariatric physicians and… The post Will Binge Eating Disorder Affect Your Bariatric Surgery? appeared first on Breaking Down...

Duration:00:10:18

Over 50: Best Diet, Protein, Sugar and Exercise

10/24/2017
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Are some of your patients over 50 and want real answers to the best diet, protein, supplements, statins or menopause? There’s so much hype and so many products that promise to STOP the aging process which …really…we know you can’t do. Let’s get some answers to questions on your patients’ minds and likely on yours too.… The post Over 50: Best Diet, Protein, Sugar and Exercise appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:11:39

Over 50: Five Top Food and Fitness Tips

10/19/2017
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PODCAST. Are you over 50 and want real answers to the best diet, protein, supplements, statins or menopause? There is so much hype and so many products that promise to STOP the aging process which, really, we know you can’t do. Let’s get some answers to questions on your mind. Joining me on the podcast is… The post Over 50: Five Top Food and Fitness Tips appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:09:37

Diet, Nutrition and Age-Related Macular Degeneration

10/10/2017
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Can diet affect the risk for age-related macular degeneration or AMD? A substantial amount of research has been done on nutritional and dietary factors that may influence the development and progression of AMD. Let’s talk about what these studies suggest in terms of medical nutrition therapy for your patients. Age-related macular degeneration damages the part of… The post Diet, Nutrition and Age-Related Macular Degeneration appeared first on Breaking Down Nutrition.

Duration:00:06:06