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Your EatFresh.org Dietitian:
Loretta de Guzman, RD
Location: San Francisco, CA
Organization: Leah's Pantry
Favorite Vegetable: Any leafy green veggie!

 

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How much protein you need depends on a few things – your weight and any health issues. You stated you are in “good health” so for most healthy people they need about .8g of protein...
Your pharmacist is correct – protein is important in the diet – whether it comes from animal sources or vegetarian sources.  Protein, fat and fiber help slow down absorption of...
Good for you for wanting to take charge of your health before developing diabetes. Fruits that are lowest in sugar include berries (blueberries, blackberries, boysenberries), lemons...
Great question! Sugar has been a hot topic lately, and for good reason. Humans have no nutritional need for refined sugars, but most of us eat and drink too much of it. Many of us...
I'm glad you found EatFresh.org and are taking the first steps to improving your health! While it's difficult to recommend a specific diet for you over the Internet, I can recommend...

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