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Vitamin K Can Reduce the Risk of Bone Fractures

By James J. Kenney, PhD, RD, FACN.

Did you know that Vitamin K has bone strengthening effects too?

Childhood Obesity and Gut Bacteria. Is there a Connection?  

By Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD, LD
Recent studies estimate that up to 17% of children may be overweight or obese in the US. Our electronics-crazed society and... 

High Sugar Diets and Heart


By James J. Kenney, PhD, FACN
There is no scientific basis to claim that high sugar diets and heart disease are related. 

Orthorexia: An Eating Disorder

By Lisa C. Andrews, MEd, RD, LD
Orthorexia is a disorder where a person is obsessed with eating healthy or pure.
Ever wondered if you suffer from this?

The Endocannabinoid System: Components and Optimization


By Sara Gottfried, MD and Elnaz

Karimian-Azari, PhD

Exploring our body’s homeostatic regulator and ways to facilitate balance

Hormonal Triggers of Migraines

in Women


By Bianca Garilli, ND

Menstrual and perimenopausal contributions to migraine etiology and potential solutions
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The Low-FODMAP Diet Found to Be Helpful for IBS

By Lynn Grieger, RDN, CDE, CPT, CHWC
The Low-FODMAP Diet Helps About 70% of people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome return to leading a healthy symptom-free life. 

5 Ways to Manage your Blood Pressure Naturally 

By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, CHWC, FAND
Diet hacks for healthy blood pressure include eating foods with less sodium and more potassium, calcium, magnesium, and fiber.

Foods That May Help Prevent the Risk of Developing Dementia

By Lynn Grieger, RDN, CDE, CPT, CHWC
Prevent the risk of developing dementia by building a healthy lifestyle and eating foods rich in antioxidants, B vitamins, and healthy fats.

Vitamin D Deficiency Could Increase Risk for Diabetes

By James J. Kenney, PhD, FACN
Ensure you’re getting an adequate amount of vitamin D to reduce your risk for diabetes.

Keto Diet for Diabetes Management: Insights from Landmark Virta Study


By Sara Gottfried, MD; Kari Hamrick, PhD, RD;

Lewis Chang, PhD

Clinically tested template for success of ketogenic diet in type 2 diabetes management
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Can We Help Fight the Opioid Crisis with Nutrition Therapy?

By Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD, LD
Opioid Addiction Recovery Benefits from Nutrition Therapy by identifying and treating nutrient deficiencies and others.

Is There a Connection Between Diet and Acne?

By Kristina Pestana, MS, CNS, LDN
It is no surprise that diet, lifestyle and nutrition affect overall health. But does nutrition affect acne? 

A Heart Healthy Diet Can Also Protect the Brain from Dementia

By James J. Kenney, PhD, FACN
A heart-healthy diet, more activity and cognitive training may be the best ways to protect the brain from dementia and stroke.

Beyond HDL: New Insights into HDL Cholesterol Function in Cardiovascular Disease

By Mark Houston, MD and Sara Gottfried, MD
Loss of HDL function may negatively impact cardiometabolic health.

Lyme Disease: A Deep Dive on Symptoms and Treatment


By Bianca Garilli, ND

A foundational clinical review to increase practitioners' Lyme literacy