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Showing posts from April, 2014

Food Trends: Do I need a Calcium Supplement?

Check out Carmen's blog posted on health central 4/7/2014.

This is a question that my clients, particularly women, ask me on a regular basis.  Calcium and vitamin D deficiencies have been hot topics for a number of years.  Here are the facts that can help you determine if you need a supplement.
Why are calcium and vitamin D important?
Most of the body’s calcium is stored in your bones.  In your body, calcium is needed for muscle contraction, blood clotting, maintenance of cell membranes, enzyme and hormone function, and central nervous function. When you don’t consume enough calcium, your body pulls this needed calcium from your bones. Over time, this can lead to hollowing of the bones, otherwise known as osteoporosis. This causes weak bones, which can lead to fractures, particularly of the hip, wrist, and spine. Vitamin D helps you to better absorb calcium and store it in your bones.
How much calcium do I need?
Unfortunately, after the age of 30, your bones decrease in density and bec…

Spotlight: Get Cooking Class starting week of 5/5/2014

Kindred Nutrition is so happy to announce our Get Cooking! Seminar will start the week of 5/5/14.

The classes will be in our waiting room at 700 Monclaire Avenue, Suite C, Frederick MD 21701

The seminar consists of 4, 1hour weekly classes.

Cost is $165.00 for the series  or   $65.00/class

Topics included:

Class 1:    Preparation and Planning
       - How to "prepare" 5 meals in one hour.  During this class our registered dietitian will go over a 5 day meal plan, provide a grocery list, and put all 5 meals together so they will be ready to freeze or cook.  Recipes will be provided and all meals will have been pre- prepared  and offered for a taste test.

Class 2:    Savvy Sides
       - This class will focus on different sides that can be incorporated into dishes.  We will focus on fresh, frozen and some canned goods that will accompany and round up any meal.  An emphasis will also be made to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. Recipes and grocery lists will be provided. All…

Introducing additional hours

Kindred Nutrition is happy to announce that we have added 8 more appointment hours to our week.

Carmen is having so much fun with us she can't wait to build her client base even more!

Kindred will now be open:

Monday 8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM- 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:15 AM -5:15 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM- 11:30AM

Thank you to our Kindred Community. It is because of your success and your referrals that we continue to grow.

Also our GET COOKING class will go live the first full week of May.  Who's in?          301-580-0008    

Miraculous Misconceptions: 5 Common Nutrition Myths Debunked.

Check out this blog written by Carmen posted on Health Central.