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Dietitian Health Tip: Add colour to your daily food intake

Dietitian Health Tip: Add colour to your daily food intake (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown and black).

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Dietitian Health Tip: Always read your food labels

Always read your food labels – use the percent daily value (% DV) to compare products.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Include dark leafy greens in your daily intake

Cooked spinach, kale, collard greens, green turnips, and swiss chard are rich dietary sources of lutein and zeaxanthin.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday

Make sure you drink enough fluid everyday – aim for at least eight 8-ounce cups of sugar free beverages each day.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Kickstart your metabolism

Kickstart your metabolism – begin your day with breakfast and eat something every 3-4 hours.

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Dietitian Health Tip: Control your environment

Control your environment – keep “sometimes foods” (cookies, candy, chips, etc.) out of the house most of the time. Once in a while buy a small amount and have a treat. This allows you to indulge in a treat periodically without having it available to tempt you every day.

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Easy ways to remember your medications

One of the challenges of any medication regimen is to remember to take them on a regular basis.Fortunately, there are several strategies that can be used to help you manage your medications.

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How to Interpret Health Topics in the News

Media today seems obsessed with reporting health topics as rapidly as possible. As a reader, it is easy to get confused with what to believe.