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Heather Leger, MS, RD, LD

Recent Posts

Vitamin D: An Essential Vitamin for Strong Bones and Healthy Living

Posted by Heather Leger, MS, RD, LD on December 1, 2022

With a plethora of vitamin supplements available, it may be difficult to determine which ones are right for you.  As one of the more common supplements, vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for health and to maintain strong bones.  It is both a nutrient found in the foods we eat as well as a hormone that is naturally produced in the body.  

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Prebiotics and Probiotics: Creating a Healthier Gut

Posted by Heather Leger, MS, RD, LD on November 1, 2022

You may have heard of prebiotics and probiotics, but do you know what they are? There has been nutrition research that has linked functional components of food to improvements in health – and prebiotics and probiotics are two of those components. 

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3 Good Mood Foods to Try at Home

Posted by Heather Leger, MS, RD, LD on June 2, 2022

Food can be medicine for your brain health.  Although food should not replace a medication prescribed to treat your mental health condition, it can be used as part of a balanced, multi-faceted treatment plan.  Read on to learn more about certain foods can improve your mood.

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