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Role of the Registered Dietitian in the LTAC

First of all you may be asking yourself “What exactly is a Registered Dietitian?” A registered dietitian (RD or RDN) is a food and nutrition expert who has met specific criteria to earn the RD or RDN credential.  Not to be confused with a nutritionist, a dietitian holds a degree in nutrition as well as […]

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This September is Fruit & Veggies – More Matters Month!

According to the USDA MyPlate, it is recommended that half of your plate is Fruit & Vegetables. Unfortunately research shows that over 90% of the population does not meet the daily recommendation! Increasing your fruit and vegetable intake is beneficial to our overall health and reduces your chances of chronic diseases. Fruits and vegetables are […]

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Protect Yourself During Flu Season

Are you planning a trip outside the US? Did you know that flu season may be active there? Protect yourself, take your flu vaccine at least two weeks before traveling. We are in the “dog days” of summer and it is difficult to think about protecting yourself from influenza/”flu”. Even though influenza activity is low […]

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Back to School Healthy Eating Tips

It’s almost that time of year again! Back to school time is often a busy time for families, but it’s an important time to ensure that your kids are getting the best nutrition to help support their performance during school hours and after-school activities! Start with a healthy breakfast Studies show that children who eat […]

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Some Things You Can Do to Reduce the Impact of Trauma

If you are reading this perhaps you or your loved one have experienced trauma. Certainly you did not expect to need an extended hospitalization. You may wonder what exactly happened to you. You may have trouble sleeping or find yourself feeling confused. It may be that during your hospitalization you required restraints for safety. All of […]

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