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Spotting bad nutrition advice in the National Nutrition Month of March

March is┬áNational Nutrition Month. It’s the time of year when The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates the expertise of registered dietician nutritionists as the food and nutrition experts. The Academy also seeks to remind everyone to return to the basics of healthy eating. Ha! If only it were that easy. Thanks to the Internet […]

If you’re losing weight too slowly it may be TMI

One of the biggest challenges to weight loss today is TMI. Too Much Information. Social media is the main source of health information for many Mainers. They read and share “new studies” and “breakthrough research” multiple times daily without any attempt to validate the information or check sources. This makes things like losing weight complex […]