Nutrition Blog

The AZ Dietitians Nutrition and Wellness Blog

Testing to Consider for Gut Issues

Testing to Consider for Gut Issues

Do you have regular GI (gastrointestinal) problems? You know, gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, etc.? Maybe you even experience non-GI symptoms like brain fog, joint pain, anemia, or fatigue, yet you cannot find the root cause. Whichever symptoms...

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Why You Should Take a Magnesium Supplement

Why You Should Take a Magnesium Supplement

Magnesium plays a role in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and yet studies show that 75% of the population does not get enough of it! Why might that be a problem? Join us and we’ll go over some of the problems associated with a deficiency and why a...

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Weight Loss is not One Size Fits All

Weight Loss is not One Size Fits All

Have you ever wondered why certain weight loss diets didn’t work for you– even though you did everything right? When we go on a new diet we might not think about how our bodies react. Most of us know weight loss might come along with eating fewer calories or getting...

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A Dietitian’s Approach to Halloween

Halloween can be such a fun day full of costumes, parties, creativity, Harry Potter, and... Candy. Many of my new nutrition clients have stated that they dread this day because they know they'll be tempted by candy. Some say they must wait to start eating better until...

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Are you at risk for Heart Disease?

Most people associate their risk of heart disease to be related to how much fat they eat. While they are correlated, our fat intake isn't the only factor that puts us at an increased risk. Other leading factors are high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, smoking,...

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Should I Buy Organic?

Organic vs conventionally-grown produce, dairy, and meat is a hot topic. It's one that we have been keeping on the back burner for many years as research on the health benefits vs harms of these two types of food has been scarce. When we dietitians were in school,...

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Our #1 Tip for Fat Loss 

Have you ever wanted to lose a couple of pounds? Did you hit the treadmill or stair master at the gym or start taking cardio-centered workout classes to jump-start fat loss? Have you heard that the calories you take in need to be less than the calories you burn to...

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Why You Should Take a Magnesium Supplement

Why You Should Take a Magnesium Supplement

Magnesium plays a role in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and yet studies show that 75% of the population does not get enough of it! Why might that be a problem? Join us and we’ll go over some of the problems associated with a deficiency. What is...

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