On Friday, December 1st, 2017 is World AIDS Day.  AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)  is an immune system disorder in which the body's ability itself is greatly diminished (Sizer & Whitney 1997).   People with AIDS frequently experience severe PEM ( Protein-Energy Malnutrition) and wasting which often begins early in the disease and becomes progressively worse (Sizer & Whitney 1997).   AIDS clients early signs of deterioration are weight loss, reduced body fat, and low body mass index.  Preventing and treating malnutrition and wasting should be a high priority in the care of AIDS-infected people.  Adequate nutrition can help maintain body tissues and improve life's quality for AIDS client.  Frequently AIDS clients suffer anorexia and may refuse food.  They also may more readily accept small, frequent snacks than large meals (Sizer & Whitney 1997).  

    Some of the foods that should be inc...

Welcome to the Living Healthy Show! In this Living Healthy Moment episode that Denine Rogers MS, RDN, LD, FAND explains why Thyme is irresistible particularly for this coming Thanksgiving Holidays! Click the link www.livinghealthy1.org/blog for the Rachel Ray's Thyme Red Potatoes Recipe.

So, watch, learn and enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving! 

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Rachel Ray's Thyme Red Potatoes 

Total: 35 min

Prep: 10 min

Cook: 25 min 

Yield: 6 servings 


1 quart water 

2 pounds small red skin potatoes, quartered

1 tablespoon, extra-virgin olive oil, 1 tu...

Thanksgiving is a chance eat home cooked meals and desserts with the people we love.  But this is also a time that some persons go through a series of gluttony problems.  Can we change our relationship with food during this time? Yes, we can.  

For most people, food means many things besides simple nutrition. How we relate to food can help or hinder our efforts to achieve good health and reasonable body weight. People can learn a great deal about their relationship to food by keeping a daily food diary or by simple thinking about their motives every time they eat. A pattern may emerge of eating to relieve boredom, guilt or tension or to please others. For some, food has always been a reward for good behavior.  Others eat when they need to feel comforted.

Breaking the Pattern

Once the pattern is recognized, it can be broken. One way is to change some food related activities. This may involve setting a different time for eating and sticking to new time; eating onl...

This is month is American Diabetes Month but also this month is World Diabetes Day. World Diabetes Day was being held on November 14th, 2017 and is recognized by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).  Alot of people do not know that this day existed. This day is very important because diabetes is not just an American Diabetes problem but a world wide problem.

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) (www.idf.org)  is a worldwide alliance of 200 diabetes association’s comprised of 158 countries.  For over 50 years IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy.  Its mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide.  IDF is committed to raising global awareness of diabetes by promoting appropriate diabetes care and prevention and encouraging activities towards finding a cure for the different types of diabetes.

It is important to have people to become aware about diabetes and one way to do this is by becoming involved in World Dia...

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I am Denine Rogers, MS, RDN, LD, FAND a integrative dietitian nutritionist and wellness coach. So excited that you are viewing my blog!

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This blog is meant to inform and entertain the general public and other healthcare providers on nutrition and health issues. Information on this blog does not replace that of your own health care provider. The opinions presented on this blog are my own and do not necessarily represent that of my employer or associations.  This blog is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for personal medical attention, diagnosis or hands-on treatment. None of the information in these posts are to be mistaken for medical care or recommendations. ALWAYS consult your doctor prior to changing your diet or starting a new supplement or exercise regime. The information in this blog is based in either opinion, life experience, or sometimes hard science. As I am simply sharing what I feel to be the truth in my life, I always urge people to find what they consider to be theirs. Thanks for reading and enjoy!


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