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Does Intermittent Fasting Work? Ask a Nutritionist.

Jan 4, 2022 Comments Off on Does Intermittent Fasting Work? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Trying to lose some weight in the New Year with Intermittent Fasting? What type of diet is best? There are many types of diets to try to help you lose weight. Intermittent fasting is a recent diet trend. This diet requires that you do not eat on specific days of…

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How Do I Eat Healthy at the Holidays with Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.

Nov 10, 2021 Comments Off on How Do I Eat Healthy at the Holidays with Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel can disrupt daily routines. But you can still eat healthy during the holidays, even with diabetes. So how exactly do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are…

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Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.

Aug 16, 2021 Comments Off on Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

True or False: Are you making the smartest food choices? Think over a few of these true or false questions to see if you are making healthy food choices for you and your family. 1. Canned foods are always a bad food choice. 2. Instead of bread for a sandwich,…

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Can My Diet Affect My Vision? Ask A Nutritionist.

Jul 15, 2020 Comments Off on Can My Diet Affect My Vision? Ask A Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Getting older means it’s even more important to protect your vision – with food. As you get older, especially after the age of 65, the rate of eye related diseases nearly triples. That’s why it is so important to take care of your eyes and protect your vision. Good nutrition…

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How Can I Eat Enough Protein During A Meat Shortage? Ask a Nutritionist.

May 6, 2020 Comments Off on How Can I Eat Enough Protein During A Meat Shortage? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Many people rely on beef, pork, and poultry as the main source of protein for their meals; and getting enough protein is important. Protein helps to build muscle, repair tissue and provides energy, along with essential vitamins and minerals. But as we face a potential meat shortage these days, it’s…

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Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.

Dec 6, 2019 Comments Off on Are All Processed Foods Bad? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Are all processed foods bad? There are thousands of processed foods in the grocery store…

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Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan

Nov 18, 2019 Comments Off on Nutrition For All: Interview with BIFMC Dietitian, Joanne Gallivan
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Nutrition is critical to a primary care setting. BIFMC’s Resident Dietitian – Nutritionist, Joanne Gallivan, shares her tips on employing the first line of defense when it comes to your health- by taking control of your eating habits. What prompted you to volunteer at BIFMC? I found out about BIFMC…

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How Can I Reduce My Grocery Bill? Ask a Nutritionist.

Jul 10, 2019 Comments Off on How Can I Reduce My Grocery Bill? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Many always ask: How can I reduce my grocery bill? You don’t have to spend…

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What is a Healthy Blood Pressure for a Healthy Heart? Ask a Nutritionist.

Apr 18, 2019 Comments Off on What is a Healthy Blood Pressure for a Healthy Heart? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, puts you at a greater risk of heart disease. Many people who have it don’t know it. It’s important to have your blood pressure checked routinely. If your blood pressure stays higher than 130/80 for a period of time, it can cause serious…

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How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.

Apr 2, 2019 Comments Off on How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.
February 21 @ 12:26 am

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). It’s Springtime! With spring finally arriving, it’s time to take stock of your current eating…

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