Nutrition-related articles and resources

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How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

I love coffee. A few decades ago, I would never have joined “that coffee generation”, but over time, I’ve come to enjoy it. I love the smell and warmth of a creamy smooth almond milk latte accompanied by the friendly smile of the barista who remembers my drink...

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Tips for Saving Time in the Kitchen

Tips for Saving Time in the Kitchen

Saving time in the kitchen is the biggest issue many people have when it comes to eating nutritious meals. One of the best ways to get ahead is to wash, chop and store as soon as you get home from the store or farm market. 

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Starview Farms Steak Bowl

Starview Farms Steak Bowl

My favorite day of the week is farm market day so I can create something delicious and simple for dinner like this steak bowl featuring pastured grass-fed beef with roasted root veggies!  Cooler days and market tables overflowing with root vegetables and leafy green crops inspire me to look for recipes that incorporate a variety of colors! 

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What’s the problem with refined grains?

What’s the problem with refined grains?

The problem with eating a diet high in refined grains and prepared foods is one way our bodies become nutrient-depleted. Reap the benefits of consuming 100% whole grains every day to improve your health and prevent nutrient depletion. 

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What exactly IS a clinical nutritionist?

What exactly IS a clinical nutritionist?

CNS blog photo Certified Nutrition Specialists are licensed by the Board for Certified Nutrition Specialists (BCNS). Clinicians must complete a Master’s degree in Nutrition, pass a national board exam, and complete 1000 hours of supervised practice before they are...

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Why Grass fed, pastured meat is best

Why Grass fed, pastured meat is best

Growing up in Iowa, I remember the family purchasing a “whole beef” every year and dividing up the various cuts of meat to store in our deep freeze. Whenever we needed beef, we didn’t go to the local store, rather we shopped our own stash in the basement. We knew the...

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Are all processed foods bad?

Are all processed foods bad?

In thinking about one’s health, there are so many perspectives: some good, some not so good, and certainly a wide variation in opinion which appears to change from week to week depending upon what’s popular now according to the media. I’ve been thinking a lot about...

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