Nutrition

Breastfeeding Nutrition from a Registered Dietitian

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian If you’ve made the decision to breastfeed, you probably already know that breastmilk is beneficial for your baby’s development, providing key nutrients to help them grow healthy and strong. In order to produce nutritious breast milk for your baby, you need to eat healthy, nutritious meals. This includes eating a…

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The Role of Nutrition Support in Preventing and Managing Anemia

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian An anemia diagnosis is presented with many different symptoms and causes. One thing that remains consistent, however, is the role of nutrition support in preventing and managing anemia. Certain medications and chronic health conditions can increase your risk of developing anemia. As a registered dietitian at Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions (HPS),…

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Diet Trend Red Flags and What to Try Instead

Author: Megan Hall, Licensed-Registered Dietitian  Fad diets come and go with the seasons, but unfortunately, so do the results. Many fad diets are unhealthy and some are just dangerous. The five bite diet, baby food diet, tapeworm diet and others promise fast results and total body transformation. However, the reality is these diets are not…

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Nutritious Foods to Keep You Warm In Cold Weather

Author: Megan Hall, Licensed-Registered Dietitian  The food you eat affects your body. When the temperature drops and cold weather sets in, fuel your body with food that can help raise your body temperature and make you feel warm. Here are some nutritious foods that can help keep you warm in cold weather. Thermogenesis and Body…

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Summer Recipes to Help Avoid Crohn’s Flare-Ups

Author: Megan Hall, Registered Dietitian  People with Crohn’s disease often have to pay close attention to the foods they eat. Dietary restrictions can be frustrating, but you can mix up your meals and enjoy your favorite summer flavors without triggering a Crohn’s flare-up. Here are some summer recipes that are easy to make and easy…

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