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December 2016 Issue

Ruby Red Produce
Enjoy an in-depth look at some of the holiday's most healthful choices that can lower chronic disease risk.

Curbing Children's Sugar Intake
Learn what the new American Heart Association guidelines say and the strategies for counseling patients.

Pea Protein
Food manufacturers are harnessing the protein in peas to introduce nondairy milks and faux meats to meet consumer demand for more healthful products.

Medicinal Herbal Teas
Scientific research on the health benefits of herbal teas is slowly catching up with their growing popularity.

Unconventional Diets in Cancer Care
The second in a two-part series, this article spotlights several dietary approaches that research suggests may improve symptom management and outcomes in cancer patients.

CPE Monthly: Vitamin D
This continuing education course explores the impact of vitamin D on the immune system, explains the role of vitamin D in autoimmunity, and discusses the importance of vitamin D on specific autoimmune diseases based on the latest research.

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Digestive Wellness

Food for Thought

Supplement Spotlight

Foodservice Forum

Personal Computing

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2017 Annual Resource Guide

Datebook

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November 2016 Issue

Holiday Eating
Mindful and intuitive techniques can prevent overindulging and weight gain while increasing enjoyment.

Diabetes Bootcamp
Today's Dietitian provides basic training for RDs about the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and the role medications play in managing the disease.

Meat Snack Fervor
Move over pretzels and chips. Sales in the evolving meat snack category are rising as new, innovative, more healthful offerings hit store shelves.

Frozen Food Innovations
Food companies are introducing entrées made with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and fewer artificial ingredients and preservatives to meet consumer demand for healthful frozen fare.

Combating Cancer Malnutrition
The first in a two-part series, learn about the special nutrition needs of patients and strategies for symptom management.

CPE Monthly: Ethnic Disparities in Diabetes Care
This continuing education course discusses disparities in diabetes, the cultural differences that may influence these disparities, and the role of RDs and diabetes educators.

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Research Brief

Dynamics of Diabetes

Herbs and Spices

The Retail RD

Holistic Nutrition

Focus on Fitness

Diabetes Product Showcase

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Personal Computing

Datebook

Culinary Corner

October 2016 Issue

Low-Fat Vegan Diets
Today's Dietitian speaks with experts and explores the science concerning this popular plant-based eating pattern.

The Truth About Dairy Fats
In the debate about saturated fats, where does full-fat dairy fit?

Coconut Oil
What's behind its "health halo," and does the latest science back it up?

The Child and Adult Care Food Program
Learn about this program that provides nutrition for both ends of the life cycle.

TD Exclusive: Meet Dawn Jackson Blatner
The dietitian behind the winner of the ABC reality TV show My Diet Is Better Than Yours discusses what sets her diet plan apart, how she makes career decisions, and why authenticity is the best card you have—so why not play it?

Inflammation and Osteoarthritis
Research shows a diet rich in anti-inflammatory compounds can prevent and even slow disease progression.

CPE Monthly: Examining Popular Detox Diets
This continuing education course explores whether there's scientific evidence for the efficacy and safety of detox diets for weight loss, examines the components of popular detox diets, and discusses potential adverse effects.

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Eating Disorders

Healthful Snacking

Fall Showcase

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September 2016 Issue

The Best of Boston Dining
If you're heading to Boston next month for the Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo®, get ready to experience this city's dynamic food scene. From local seafood and farm-fresh produce to authentic ethnic eateries and hip, eclectic fare, Beantown won't disappoint.

Getting Heart Healthy: It's a Family Affair
Dietitians provide their best tips for addressing the eating habits of the entire family to increase the odds of behavior change in individual patients with cardiovascular disease and decrease the risk of future disease in their children.

Fresh Look at Brown Rice
Explore this staple's unique history, nutrient content, and varied health benefits.

TD Exclusive: Meet Lucille Beseler
Today's Dietitian sits down with the new president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, who offers her best career advice and lays out her most ambitious aspirations for the organization.

Peanut Allergy Prevention
Research shows introducing peanut products in early infancy is efficacious in reducing risk of peanut allergy in children.

CPE Monthly: Beauty and Nutrition
This continuing education course identifies and examines current evidence about the role of nutrition in beauty. It explores the effect of dietary interventions and appropriate supplementation on reducing acne and wrinkles, managing skin dryness, and strengthening hair and nails.

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Antioxidants

Breakfast

EN/PN Nutrition

Eye Health

For Your Information

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Fall Showcase

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August 2016 Issue

Low-Carb Diets & Diabetes
Research shows these eating patterns are effective in controlling blood glucose in some patients, but they may not work for everyone.

The School Breakfast Program
Learn about its history, its benefits, and where it stands today.

Fiber & Irritable Bowel Syndrome — Strategies
for Counseling Patients

Fiber often triggers symptoms in patients with IBS, but it's also a commonly recommended treatment. Learn how patients can eat a fiber-rich diet without worsening GI distress.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Nuts and Seeds
Consumers can enjoy them in meals, individually wrapped packages, and various snack foods.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Ancient Grains
They offer good nutrition, variety, and health benefits.

CPE Monthly: The Role of Flax in the Diet
This continuing education course reviews the nutritional content of flax and explores its potential to assist in preventing and managing various medical conditions.

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Dynamics of Diabetes

Living Gluten-Free

Seafood

Sports Nutrition

Diabetes Resource Guide

Health Matters

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Datebook

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July 2016 Issue

Purple Reigns
Fruits and vegetables that feature that deep violet hue are loaded with antioxidants that studies show can improve cardiovascular disease risk factors.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Shifting Protein Trends
According to a survey of 450 dietitians who weighed in on the top nutrition trends of 2016, more consumers are gravitating toward plant-based protein sources to meet daily requirements.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Green Tea — A Refreshing Beverage and Healthful Elixir
Today's Dietitian reviews the health benefits of green tea.

Weight Loss Resistance — Myth or Harsh Reality?
Learn about the possible explanations for why weight loss sometimes eludes clients' best efforts.

Guide to Eating Egg-Free
With new product innovations on the market, clients can enjoy baked goods and other foods they once avoided.

Today's Dietitian 3rd Annual Spring Symposium
This year's symposium was TD's best continuing education and networking event yet.

CPE Monthly: Motivational Interviewing
This continuing education course provides an overview of MI in nutrition counseling, offering readers essential tools for enhancing client motivation.

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Digestive Wellness

The Retail RD

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June 2016 Issue

Brain Food for Older Adults
Studies suggest a diet rich in antioxidants, phytochemicals, and B vitamins may promote cognitive function in senior patients.

Organic Milk and Meat—Are They Healthier
Than Their Conventional Counterparts?

Today's Dietitian takes a deeper look at their differences in fatty acid composition.

Nutrition Services in Correctional Facilities
Learn about the duties RDs perform, the challenges they face, and the rewards they receive from working in the prison setting.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Clean Eating
Nutrition professionals weigh in on this year's top nutrition trends, and clean eating is number one. Today's Dietitian explores the pros and cons of this move toward more whole foods and simpler ingredients and the companion trend of front-of-package "free-from" claims.

Hottest Nutrition Trends of 2016: Avocado Spotlight
This creamy fruit is in high demand among consumers due to its health benefits and culinary versatility.

CPE Monthly: Health Benefits of Sea Vegetables
This continuing education course reviews the health benefits and culinary uses of edible sea vegetables and includes strategies clients can use to incorporate them into their diets.

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Dynamics of Diabetes

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May 2016 Issue

Celiac Disease & Women's Health
Research shows a link between celiac disease and its negative effects on female reproduction and suggests a gluten-free diet may help.

Key Ingredients of the Mediterranean Diet
Learn all about the health benefits and the different foods that characterize this nutritious eating pattern.

Role of Multivitamins in Filling Nutrient Gaps
Most Americans don't meet all their daily vitamin and mineral requirements through food and could improve their health by taking a multivitamin.

Reducing Food Waste
Throwing away food that could feed the hungry worldwide is an astronomical problem, but there are strategies dietitians can practice and share with clients to help bring this to an end.

Nutrition's Impact on Parkinson's Disease
Evidence suggests proper nutrition may help alleviate the debilitating symptoms associated with this neurodegenerative condition.

CPE Monthly: The Ketogenic Diet for Epilepsy
This continuing education course reviews the ketogenic diet, the medical conditions it's used to treat, and its mechanisms of action.

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Overweight/Obesity

Omegas

Eating Disorders

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Gluten-Free Resource Guide

Bookshelf

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April 2016 Issue

Soyfoods and Heart Disease
Evidence shows soyfoods can improve heart health due to their rich fatty acid, protein, and isoflavone content.

Update on the National Diabetes Prevention Program
Learn what the National DPP is all about and how dietitians can get involved.

Busting the Top 10 Carb Myths
Today's Dietitian speaks with nutrition professionals to distinguish truth from error.

The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines
Experts weigh in on the new guidelines and discuss how they could impact the health of Americans.

Home Health Care — Dietitians at the Forefront
As new health care models that include the expertise of dietitians continue to develop, more opportunities will become available for those who want to work in home health care.

CPE Monthly: Stress and Weight Management
This continuing education course explores the physiological responses to stress and the effect of stress on weight management.

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Infant/Toddler Nutrition

Clinical Nutrition

Fitness Foods

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Spring Product Showcase

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March 2016 Issue

The Wonders of Nuts and Seeds
Learn about their health benefits and creative ways to incorporate them into clients' favorite meals and snacks.

Nutrition and the Endurance Runner
Staying hydrated and fueling up with the right balance of carbs, protein, and fat is key to optimal performance.

Celebrating Nutrition
Retail RDs across the country are hosting creative food demos, cooking classes, and other innovative programs as they educate shoppers about health and wellness during National Nutrition Month®.

TD10
Today's Dietitian presents its seventh annual showcase of 10 RDs who are making a difference.

Medical and Recreational Marijuana Use
Here's what dietitians need to know plus tips for counseling clients about this fast-growing yet controversial trend.

CPE Monthly: Nutrition's Role in Premenstrual Syndrome
This continuing education course explores premenstrual syndrome and the role genetics, environment, and diet may play in its onset.

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February 2016 Issue

Cardiac Rehab
Dietitians working on the frontlines of cardiac patient care have the unique opportunity of combining the art and science of nutrition therapy.

Protecting Bone Health Among Vegans
Research shows that consuming plenty of plant-based foods containing highly absorbable calcium and vitamin D is the key to optimal bone health.

What's Trending in the Dairy Aisle?
As fluid milk sales continue to wane, yogurt, kefir, and cottage cheese products gain in popularity.

Nutrition-Focused Physical Exams
They're an underused but much-needed tool in the dietitian's toolbox to help identify more cases of malnutrition and improve patient outcomes.

Second-Career Dietitians
Today's Dietitian interviews five RDs to find out why they left their former professions and how they overcame challenges to embark on a successful journey the second time around.

CPE Monthly: Chronic Pancreatitis
This continuing education course reviews the pathophysiology, symptoms, causes, and treatment for chronic pancreatitis.

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Boomer Health

Brain Health

Fiber

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Heart Health Showcase

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January 2016 Issue

Risks and Benefits of Red Meat
Today's Dietitian reviews the science on this American diet mainstay and offers advice on how to counsel clients.

Health at Every Size
Learn what the experts say about this controversial dietary approach that focuses on healthful lifestyle behaviors—not weight loss—for optimal health.

Menus of Change
This foodservice initiative is encouraging collaboration among leaders of sustainability and environmental stewardship to offer healthful, sustainable food and food systems to the masses.

The Calcium Debate
Amid decades of research and inconsistent study results, dietitians can still counsel clients effectively about calcium intake recommendations.

Educating Doctors About Nutrition
The Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University offers an unprecedented approach to teaching nutrition to medical students and physicians.

CPE Monthly: Leaky Gut Syndrome
This continuing education course explores the causes, associated conditions, and treatments under research for this complex GI disorder.

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Education

Beverages

Dynamics of Diabetes

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Winter Product Showcase

Datebook

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