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Dear Dietitian: Small bowel obstruction

Dear Dietitian, I recently had surgery to correct a small bowel obstruction. I have been following a low fiber diet, but now I've been instructed to...

 

Dear Dietician: Cold and flu season

Dear Readers, It is estimated that the common cold is responsible for 150 million missed workdays each year in the United States (1). With cold and...

 

Dear Dietician: Nutrition attitudes

Dear Readers: Have you ever endured the unpleasant experience of someone criticizing or ridiculing your food choices? One day at lunch, the...

 

Dear Dietician: Raw Milk

Dear Dietitian, I have a friend who drinks raw, unpasteurized milk. She claims it has many health benefits, and that pasteurization of milk is...

 

Dear Dietitian: Eating healthy

Dear Dietitian, Please settle an argument between my wife and me. Our eleven-year-old son is about twenty pounds overweight. My wife, who has been...

 

Dear Dietician: orthorexia

Dear Dietitian, My thirteen-year-old daughter started a new healthy eating program about six months ago. She seems obsessed with healthy eating and...

 

Dear Dietician: Fad diets

Dear Readers, It seems there is always a fad diet out there that, once and for all, will solve our problems. Many of us have been on these diets,...

 

Dear Dietician: Wheat & gluten

Dear Dietitian, I've been experiencing a lot of digestive problems like stomach cramping and bloating. My friend who has celiac disease thinks I may...

 

Dear Dietician: Addiction

Many of us know someone who has struggled with an addiction. Perhaps they have tried to quit smoking or are addicted to drugs like heroin or...

 

Dear Dietician: Iron deficiency

Dear Dietitian, My teenage daughter was recently diagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia. She follows a vegan diet and has been taking a vegan...

 

Dear Dietician: Gastroparesis

Dear Dietitian, I have acid reflux and gastroparesis, both are under good control with medication. I drink water and sugar-free sports drinks, and...

 

Dear Dietician: Precisioin Nutrition

Dear Readers, You may have heard about an innovative approach to dietary intervention known as precision nutrition (PN). This approach includes indivi...

 

Dear Dietician: Fruits, vegetables, and whole grains

Dear Readers, Do you get enough fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in your diet? Most of us don't. These foods are rich in vitamins, minerals,...

 

Dear Dietician: Sugar and cancer

Dear Dietitian, I enjoy a small glass of juice every morning at breakfast and was shocked to read that sugary drinks, even fruit juices, can increase...

 

Dear Dietician: Eggs

Dear Readers, Eggs have made headlines again with a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Is it the...

 

Dear Dietician: Natural Remedies

Dear Readers, Chances are many of you who are reading this are taking some type of herbal supplement. Be it ginseng for better energy, saw palmetto...

 

Dear Dietician: Antioxidants

Dear Readers, Most of you have probably heard of antioxidants and that they are good for you, but what are they exactly? Antioxidant is a chemistry...

 

Dear Dietician: Coffee

Dear Readers, For many of us, it's a morning must-have, almost a medical necessity. We just aren't functional until we've had that...

 

Dear Dietician: The National Institute of Health

Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, I printed a column on ultra-processed foods. The National Institute of Health (NIH) performed a study and found that...

 
 By Leanne McCrate    Columns    July 3, 2019

Dear Dietitican: Calcium

Dear Dietitian, I read your last column on calcium where you recommended that we get the mineral in our diet rather than pills. Is it better to get...

 

Dear Dietician: Excess calcium

Dear Dietitian, I am sixty years old, and I've always been health conscious. I eat right and exercise three times a week. Recently, I've read that...

 

Dear Dietician: Processed Foods

Dear Dietitian, My daughter is on a health kick and complains that I use too many processed, convenience foods. She insists these foods are unhealthy...

 

Dear Dietician: Steamed Vegan

Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece on nutrition myths. There were some myths specific to cancer, one of which read: Myth: An-all...

 
 By Leanne McCrate    Columns    June 5, 2019

Dear Dietician: Childhood Obesity

Dear Dietitian, My son is in the fourth grade and is beginning to form unhealthy eating habits. He eats junk food while sitting in front of the...

 
 By Leanne McCrate    Columns    May 29, 2019

Dear Dietician: Crohn's disease

Laura Broussard, the Family Nurse practitioner at Parker Medical Center, submitted her resignation to PureView Health center early last week. Pureview...

 

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