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Karen’s Corner: Learning mindful eating

When people find out I am a dietitian, the first thing they want to know is what to eat. It makes sense, I suppose – I am a DIET-itian. Meal plans are the most sought after and the one thing most dietitians are most reluctant to give. Think about it.

Karen’s Corner: Helping picky eaters

April is National Autism Awareness Month. This month hits home for me because my son Sam has autism. He is a ‘picky eater’ and one of the reasons I became a dietitian. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological and developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, communication and

Karen’s Corner: Women’s health

Since March is National Women’s History Month, I thought I’d give some tips on how women can stay healthy to keep fighting the good fight. Women have unique health issues – pregnancy, menopause and conditions to certain body parts. The most recommended health screenings for women are for breast cancer,

Karen’s Corner: Understanding heart health

Let’s start with the major theme for the month, the heart. February is Heart Month and statistics shows it deserves a whole month’s worth of attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease kills over 600,000 Americans each year, making it the leading cause of death for