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Your Internal GPS

by Ruth Ann Clayton, RD In 1908 Russian Nobel laureate Elie Metchnikoff proposed that people consuming greater quantities of fermented foods were healthier and lived longer. From observations of Bulgarians drinking fermented milk he deduced that it was bacteria in the...
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Your Doctor Says Eat Your Fiber

By Ruth Ann Clayton, RD When you complain about digestion, bowel or other gut issues, you doctor may say, “you need more fiber”. Sounds easy, but implementation may lead to confusion. Fiber comes from the Latin word fibre that means fiber, thread, string, or filament....
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Why Go Raw?

by Ruth Ann Clayton, RD So what’s all the fuss about Raw Food Diets?  Why should you eat foods raw?  It may be the difference between being full of energy, just getting by, or being exhausted and in a disease state.  Many would attribute these differences to a lack of...
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WHY B12?

By Ruth Ann Clayton, RD:  In the United States, such a plentiful land, you probably aren’t concerned about being deficient in any single vitamin.  Vitamin B12, however, even though needed in small amounts, plays a large role in your quality of life.  You cannot do...