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    Super Seeds: Chia & Flaxseed

    Chia seeds and flaxseeds have gained the attention of many in recent years, being hailed as superfoods. Consumers purchase them as whole seeds, ground up, as oil, flour, and even milk, but what about them makes them beneficial to our health?

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    Time Oat! Let’s Talk All Things Oats

    Oats are an often overlooked, yet well-balanced grain containing protein, starch, unsaturated fatty acids, and fiber, as well as vitamins and minerals.1 While many only associate them with breakfast foods, they have the potential to be included in savory dishes, baked goods, and even smoothies.

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    The Sweet Truth of Honey

    Honey is a sticky, natural sweetener produced by bees which tastes great in baked goods, stirred in tea, drizzled on toast, or even in a marinade. Nevertheless, many are puzzled wondering if honey is a healthier alternative to use than table sugar.

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    Problems with Dairy: Daily Solutions

    Recent data has shown, dairy can be problematic for digestive health. It may be best to avoid for many people, especially those with inflammatory bowel disease.

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    Planning for 2021

    Before we scribble down a few goals, with the best of intentions of course, it might be a good idea to set the scene.

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    Dietary Change and Family Influences

    What are the factors that affect how successful families are at making changes to their diet?

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    Cooking With the IBD-AID

    As we begin to prepare for Thanksgiving, either by going to the stores or ordering groceries for delivery, we have you covered for IBD-AID recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What is it, and How Does Diet Fit in?

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the collective term for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is an inflammatory disease that affects roughly 1 in 200 people in the US.

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    Updates about the Melody Trial

    We are sharing another update on our progress with the MELODY Trial: Modulating Early Life Microbiome through Dietary Intervention in Crohn's Disease. We have now enrolled 91 women in the trial, and 68 of their babies have been born. We have collected over 900 samples so far.

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    How to Eat While Social Distancing

    With COVID-19 spreading it is wise to avoid going out if at all possible and although grocery stores will remain open, try to stock up on groceries to last at least a couple weeks to maintain social distancing.

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    Nutritional Yeast – Nourishing or No-Go?

    Nutritional yeast is the same type of yeast that’s used to bake bread and brew beer. While they are technically made from the same species, they are very different products.

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    Kombu, From the Sea

    Kombu is one of many sea vegetables becoming more mainstream in our western culture. Kombu (pronounced KOM-boo) is what kelp is called in Japan.

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    Squash Season

    Many people strive to eat local, seasonal produce. But what should you do when it’s winter and fresh, local produce is difficult to find?

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    Pack It Up!

    Your choices at lunch can have effects on the rest of your day, your health, your waistline, and your wallet. Eat a large meal, and you could feel sluggish after lunch.

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    New Year, New You

    Instead of choosing a specific resolution this year, choose a theme. Many people choose a resolution that is very detailed, making it is easy to fall off the wagon.

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