Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For
Nov19

Healthy Thanksgiving Foods: 5 Items To Be Thankful For

By the Registered Dietitians at 2 Your Health Do you have specific concerns such as renal function, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease to manage this holiday season? When addressing kidney health it is important to monitor sodium, potassium, and phosphorous intake, eliminate unnecessary additives or preservatives, and control portion sizes. Whether you are addressing a health condition or trying to cut back on calories, the tips...

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Ditch the diet, develop a pattern
Aug17

Ditch the diet, develop a pattern

For some of us, the word diet triggers a fight-or-flight response. Our pulse quickens as we panic about imposed limitations and restrictions hindering us from ever enjoying food again. But diet’s gotten a bad rap over the years. The word has a few modern definitions. It can refer to a special course of food we restrict ourselves to for weight loss or medical reasons. But, according to Merriam-Webster, its original meaning derived from...

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The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life
Jun05

The #1 Diet for a Longer, Healthier Life

Introducing a Medical Miracle What if we told you there was a way to extend your lifespan by delaying or completely preventing the types of chronic illness that lead to an early death? Would you assume we were talking about an experimental wonder drug, or maybe some type of expensive treatment only available overseas? If so, you’d be wrong. The real answer is much simpler, safer, and more affordable than that, and you can find it at...

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Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?
Apr04

Easter Eggs: Excellent or Unhealthy?

Easter eggs are tons of fun to color, hide, and hunt, but did you know they also make excellent snacks? In today’s post, we’ll tell you exactly why—and offer some helpful Easter egg safety tips to protect you and your family from foodborne illnesses. The Incredible, Edible Egg When it comes to nutrition, eggs have a bad rap that dates back to 1968, when the American Health Association arbitrarily recommended that Americans eat no more...

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Perfect Pecan Pie (Low-Carb)
Dec13

Perfect Pecan Pie (Low-Carb)

What makes this pie so perfect? It’s straight from the kitchen of Carla Spencer, a registered dietitian here at 2YourHealth. Carla uses her nutritional expertise to make familiar dishes friendlier to folks on restricted diets–so that eating healthily doesn’t have to mean saying goodbye to your favorite foods forever! This recipe is a low-carb, diabetic-friendly version of a favorite comfort food that’s great...

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Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?
Apr28

Haunted by Health Issues: Who You Gonna Call?

Getting older is a fact of life, and at some point, we will come face to face with a health issue. And while it’s possible to curb the ill effects of issues like kidney disease or high blood pressure, there’s no way to banish these conditions entirely, and sooner or later the specter of old, ugly symptoms is bound to make itself known again. Sounds scary, right? It’s time to find a nutrition expert! The logical thing...

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