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The Short Story on Short Gut/Bowel Syndrome
Call it what you want: the gut, intestines, bowels - it’s the system of organs are comprised of the small and large intestine (aka the colon). Most people don’t know that key nutrients are digested and absorbed in the gut, not in the stomach. The stomach is useful, don’t get us wrong, but the gut is where most of the action happens....Read More
The Low Down on Keto
What is the Ketogenic Diet? The Ketogenic Diet was initially developed and used to treat children suffering from epileptic seizures, with more research indicating the efficacy in those with glioblastomas (a type of brain cancer). It is essentially a high-fat, moderate-protein, and very low-carbohydrate approach. E...Read More
Ingredient Spotlight: Dry Beans
All types of beans—including black, cranberry, Great Northern, dark red kidney, light red kidney, white kidney, navy, pink, pinto, and small red—are good sources of protein, excellent sources of fiber, and
naturally fat-free, sodium-free, and cholesterol-free. Many types are also good sources of potassi...
The Low Iodine Diet for Thyroid Cancer Diagnosis
Thyroid Cancer is a type of cancer usually found in women (3 out of every 4 diagnoses compared to men) and is commonly diagnosed at a younger age than other adult cancers. Though mortality remains steady and low compared to other types of cancers, living with a partial or lack of thyroid tissue carries its own innate health concerns. Mos...Read More
Nutrition Considerations for the Transgender Community
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Dan Yohe, MS, RDN, LDN, is a registered, licensed dietitian in Philadelphia. He is a clinical dietitian of the Crozer-Keystone Health System. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Penn State University and his Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Drexel University. He has worked as an adolescent nutrition ed...Read More
Kamran Ahmad, MS, RD, LDN is a registered, licensed dietitian working in Philadelphia. He received his Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Marywood University and his Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Foods at Drexel University. He comple...Read More
Dealing with Diverticulitis
Living with Diverticulosis can be really challenging, especially during flare-ups. Life can be made a little easier with the right nutrition. The Basics Diverticulosis is a condition in which weak areas of the colon form pouches, or “diverticula”. It’s believed these diverticula are formed when high pres...Read More
The Blood Type Diet: What’s the Deal?
The diet based on the ABO blood group system has been around for over 20 years, and popularity has not decreased. This diet advises people to eat according to their ABO blood type, claiming to
improve health and decrease risk of chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease and hypertension, among others. A naturopathic physic...
Nutrition in the media is painted with fads and buzzwords. Terms such as all natural, organic, heart healthy, and antioxidants are overwhelmingly used by manufacturers on front of package food labels on our supermarket shelves. These practices make it difficult for the consumer to decipher real scientific evidence from ...Read More