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Single mothers who reported inconsistent access to food in their chilhood were more likely to pressure their children to eat when not hungry, and to worry about their children's weight.
Delores Alleckson, a nurse practitioner at Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes, often sees people with a variety of mood disorders. Alleckson said some disorders require medications, while others can be addressed with dietary changes, or a combination of both.
Coffee intake carries both pros and cons when it comes to health.
Rachel Iverson, a registered dietitian with Sanford Health in Bismarck, says heavily processed foods such as boxed macaroni and cheese, canned soup and frozen dinners often contain unhealthy levels of sodium; the reason being that salt is used as a preservative to extend shelf life. Yet, there are high sodium products whose heart stopping saltiness tends to stay under a consumer’s radar.
Fracas over new food scoring system showcases the perils of rankings based on nutrient formulas

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Sen. Paul Utke, R-Park Rapids, introduced legislation to promote healthier eating habits for Minnesota children. The Healthy Kids Meal bill would require restaurants operating in Minnesota offer a healthy default beverage option, a healthy side fruit or vegetable and not contain more than 600 calories.
Saying "one epidemic is exposing another," Essentia obesity specialist spreads LCHF message in wake of pandemic
"The power of one simple habit can transform your life." Using this mantra, Kim Dalzell, Ph.D., RD, will give a talk about nutritional therapies for cancer patients on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7 p.m. at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria. Doors open at ...

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