Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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February 22, 2011

February 22, 2011

Five Tips on Organizing the Kitchen
For Healthy Eating From
Ashley Koff

Dietitians Association of Australia recommends looking for the APD credential when choosing a dietitian. APDs are university-qualified and have extensive expertise in nutrition. Finding an APD is easy -Go to www.daa.asn.au Great message from our colleagues down under.

Fat State Stretched Thin: Tenn. Covers Gastric Bypass, by Daniel Potter.
Tennessee's state Medicaid program faces hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts in the coming months. The program, known as TennCare, won't pay for overweight patients to get counseling from dietitians, but it will pay for the morbidly obese to lose weight through surgery, such as gastric bypass.

On Nutrition: What about protein? By BARBARA QUINN.
The Monterey County Herald (MCT). Barbara Quinn is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. She is the author of "Diabetes DTOUR Diet," Rodale, 2009. Email her at bquinn@chomp.org.

CIGNA CP : Six Easy, Fun Steps to Better Health.
CIGNA and Healthy Kids Challenge, working together since 2004 to fight obesity, today announced the launch of their latest initiative – an online CIGNA Mix Six for Healthy Balance Toolkit offering real-life ways for individuals, families and employers to incorporate better health into their daily routines.

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