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Dan Yohe, MS, RDN, LDN, is a registered, licensed dietitian in Philadelphia. He is a clinical dietitian of the Crozer-Keystone Health System. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Penn State University and his Masters Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Drexel University. He has worked as an adolescent nutrition educator and garnered experience in critical care and outpatient counseling. He has also provided personalized nutrition education and menu planning to the Drexel...
Kamran Ahmad, MS, RD, LDN is a registered, licensed dietitian working in Philadelphia. He received his Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Marywood University and his Bachelor’s in Nutrition and Foods at Drexel University. He completed his dietetic internship while at Marywood University, gaining clinical experience in both the hospital and nursing home setting, as well as foodservice mana...
Dealing with Diverticulitis
Living with Diverticulosis can be really challenging, especially during flare-ups. Life can be made a little easier with the right nutrition. The Basics Diverticulosis is a condition in which weak areas of the colon form pouches, or “diverticula”. It’s believed these diverticula are formed when high pressures occur in the colon. High pressures occur from straining to pass a bowel movement. Diverticulitis occurs when these pouches get inflamed, which is c...
Mr. Cook-It @ FNCE 2017!
Zach Breeding (Mr. Cook-It) will be speaking with a fellow colleague on Cannabis and Medical Nutrition Therapy at this year's Centennial Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in Chicago this October!
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The Blood Type Diet: What’s the Deal?
The diet based on the ABO blood group system has been around for over 20 years, and popularity has not decreased. This diet advises people to eat according to their ABO blood type, claiming to
improve health and decrease risk of chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease and hypertension, among others. A naturopathic physician, Dr. Peter D’Adamo, developed the Blood Type Diet in 1996. His book on the subject was widely popular, but lacks significant evidence to support its claim...
What are the nutritional and culinary differences between butter and margarine?
Thanks for your question! Of course, this can be really confusing for a lot of people, and there is a good reason why.
In the past, butter came under a great deal of scrutiny when its high levels of saturated fat were associated with increased heart disease risk. Because butter is made by churning cream to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk. This is why buttermilk is naturally low in fat. The butterfat is collected and is what we know as butter.
And so it goes, marga...