NIH study

Dear Readers, A few weeks ago, I printed a column on ultra-processed foods. The National Institute of Health (NIH) performed a study and found that participants on an ultra-processed foods diet consum…

How much coffee?

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Readers, For many of us, it’s a morning must-have, almost a medical necessity. We just aren’t functional until we’ve had that good-to-the-last-drop cup of coffee. Cof…

Nutrition studies

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Dietitian, Why are nutrition studies so confusing? One day we hear a certain food is good for us; then the next thing we know, the same thing may cause cancer. It’s v…

Food allergies on the rise

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Readers, Food allergies are on the rise in the United States, and it is estimated that as many as eight percent of children suffer from at least one food allergy. A f…

Insulin options

Dear Readers, Chances are you know someone who has diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 30 million Americans have the disease. There is type 1 diabetes, where the pancreas no…

May is Mental Health Month

Support is available During May, Mental Health Month, NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) and dozens of other organizations are involved in community education about mental illnesses,…

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