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Nutrition Nuggets

Nutrition Nuggets


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Curious about how diet can enhance health and improve energy? Join Integrative Registered Dietitian, Mary Purdy, for insights, tips and a few laughs. Food is fun!

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This is the audio accompaniment for the power point presentation for the Bastyr University Nutrition Principles Class. The power point itself is on the Moodle and can be downloaded. This audio will indicate which slide we are on.

Curious about what it means to detox? Dealing with health issues or just an overdose of fatigue and sluggishness that you'd like boost? Your liver is one of the major foundations of your health and when it's struggling, you will be too.... more

Do you struggle with mood issues? Have you been diagnosed with depression? Well, turn that frown upside down and get ready to open up because eating healthy food is a critical part of supporting brain function and overall mood.... more

Did you spend time with the flu last year? Nervous about how this winter might wreak havoc on your immune system? Learn how you can protect and bolster your body's natural ability to fight infection and viruses with good ole... more

Are you one of the millions of Americans who struggles with sleep? Poor sleep can have profound effects on our health and put us at higher risk for chronic diseases, not to mention the impact it has on our day, resulting in sluggishness... more

Does coffee rule your life? Is it your reason for getting up in the morning? Well, while small amounts of caffeine can have benefits, coffee in large amounts may not be serving you. Tune in to find out some of the reasons you may want to... more

Not hungry in the morning? Skipping breakfast? Studies show that people who eat breakfast live longer. Tune in to find out why breakfast is so important and learn 8 ways to make healthy breakfasts in 5 minutes or less.

We know that calcium is an essential mineral for our health, but are we getting enough? Many people are concerned that they may not be getting sufficient amounts from their diet, particularly those who are lactose intolerant, vegan or... more

Curious about this WONDER vegetable? Not sure how to prepare it? Had a negative kale experience in the past? Let me show you 5 easy ways to add this vegetable into your daily meals. Not only is it rich in many vitamins and minerals... more

Struggling with your weight? Tired of those "perfect" diets and magical supplements that promise to take off pounds? The answer to weight loss may be a whole lot simpler that you might believe. Tune in for some sensible... more