| Posted On Apr 23, 2019 | By:

Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Nutrition

While this might be a poorly-timed subject to read about during your lunch break, learning about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) could help you or someone you care about who suffers from IBS symptoms. As my colleague describes in this blog, IBS is characterized by abdominal pain and changes in bowel movements. It affects 10-15% of Americans – and double the number of women than men – and accounts for 2.4 to 3.5 million annual physician visits in the United States.

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| Posted On Aug 02, 2018 | By:

National Sandwich Month: Try a New Twist on an Old Staple

Although we don’t know exactly why August became National Sandwich Month, the “invention” of the sandwich is pretty well agreed upon by historians. John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich, had a fondness for gambling. He was known to be so enthralled in his gaming that he rejected a dinner break in favor of 2 pieces of bread with meat stuffed in the middle. This happened in 1762, and the sandwich was born – a convenient source of sustenance then,

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| Posted On Mar 05, 2018 | By:

Make Some Time for Family Mealtime

March is National Nutrition Month, so you may see an uptick in advice from nutritionists wherever you turn. You probably already know the drill: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats…easy to put on paper, harder to do in real life.

One way to get started – one way with real, scientifically proven benefits – is family meals. These do not necessarily need to be family dinners, but any meal that gets family members seated at the table,

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