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Eat the Rainbow

Eat the Rainbow

As dietitians, we are passionate about colorful fruits and vegetables. In fact, we often run around saying to "eat the rainbow," and we are not referring to Skittles. Most Americans struggle to eat fresh produce; however, switching up the type of fruits and vegetables is crucial to maintaining a...

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Protein to Carbohydrate Ratio

Protein to Carbohydrate Ratio

At this point you have probably heard of the term macronutrients. If not, macronutrients are the nutrients that provide calories in every food you eat. There are only three - protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These nutrients are the ones you eat in large gram amounts (hence macro). The opposite of...

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Good Foods and Bad Foods

Good Foods and Bad Foods

It's seductive to think about foods as "good foods" and "bad foods." With good foods being the bucket of foods everyone should always choose and bad foods being the bucket of foods to stay away from. This creates a lot of nutritional confusion, as foods can be compared based on infinite factors -...

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