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Author Archives: Kathy Birkett, RDN, LD

Filling Nutrition Gaps for the Over 50 Club

Filling Nutrition Gaps for the Over 50 Club

Nutritionists and other medical professionals often worry about the nutrition of growing children or seniors over 65. Most people realize that young children need all the building blocks that good nutrition brings so that they can grow and develop. Aging seniors also need good nutrition to fight chronic diseases, stay healthy and prevent functional decline… Continue Reading

Recipe Renovation® for Health at Your Easter Dinner

Recipe Renovation® for Health at Your Easter Dinner

Spring makes its presence known on our Easter table as we come together with family and friends. We enjoy fresh foods, family favorite recipes and a burst of color to celebrate the season of rebirth. We love to put fresh flowers and blooming bulbs in the center of our table as one more way to… Continue Reading

Let’s Repurpose to Reduce Food Waste

Let’s Repurpose to Reduce Food Waste

We all want to reduce our food waste and lower our weekly grocery bill. In my recent article, Avoid Wasting Precious Food — Use It or Store It Properly we learned ways to use our produce efficiently and to properly store it to prolong its shelf life. When we use it before it has to be tossed,… Continue Reading

Enjoying Delicious Winter Produce For the Health of It!

Enjoying Delicious Winter Produce For the Health of It!

Are you tired of the cold? Ready for some warm sunshine? Many of us are struggling with cold, ice, and snow. Winter weather can be harsh. Let’s cheer ourselves up and pile our plates high with some winter produce! What is in season now and brings back memories of favorite foods that we love to… Continue Reading

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