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Health Benefits of Eating Seasonally

Embrace the October Harvest  As we transition into the vibrant month of October, there's no better time to explore the wonderful world of seasonal eating. Not only does this approach offer numerous health benefits, but it also plays a significant role in supporting...

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Choosing High Quality Dietary Supplements

Choosing High Quality Dietary Supplements

Selecting high-quality dietary supplements is an essential part of supporting your health and well-being. Poor-quality supplements can be composed of fillers, have inaccurately labeled ingredients, insufficient levels of active ingredients, or even contaminants, so...

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Important Nutrients for Bone Health

Important Nutrients for Bone Health

Bone health is essential for everyone, especially for those at risk for bone loss or osteoporosis. While many factors contribute to bone health, one of the most important is diet. Eating a balanced diet rich in nutrients, vitamins, and minerals is essential for...

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10 Farmers Market Tips for Great Shopping

10 Farmers Market Tips for Great Shopping

Your local farmers market is a great place to get local fresh produce. But if you've never been before, it can be a bit overwhelming. At Symphony Nutrition we are passionate about locally grown food and as for how to's, we've got your back. If you want to get the most...

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Healthy Snack Ideas for On-the-Go Moms

Healthy Snack Ideas for On-the-Go Moms

It’s back-to-school time again! Parents everywhere are getting ready to start shuttling kids to and from school and extracurricular activities. It’s no surprise then that among all the chaos, moms often don’t have a lot of time to make healthy snacks. But we know that...

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The Benefits of Shopping at a Farmers Market

The Benefits of Shopping at a Farmers Market

When it comes to fresh produce, there's nothing quite like heading to your local farmers market. Not only will you find an incredible selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, but you'll also be supporting your community and the environment. Here are just a few of...

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How to Fit Exercise into a Busy Schedule

How to Fit Exercise into a Busy Schedule

If you're like most people, you probably have a very demanding life that doesn't leave you with a lot of extra time. And when life is jam-packed, things like exercise often fall off our ‘have-to-do’ list. Exercise is great for us. And it can help keep us healthy and...

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The Effect of Hormones on Blood Sugar

The Effect of Hormones on Blood Sugar

  Did you know that blood sugar (glucose) levels are directly related to hormones like estrogen and progesterone? While we are in our reproductive years, estrogen and progesterone follow a mostly predictable pattern. As we move into our mid-40s and 50s, these...

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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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